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Mt. Haguro, Tsuruoka

Categories: Mountains, Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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4.9/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Hike the 2,466 stone steps to the summit of Mt. Haguro, the lowest of the Three Mountains of Dewa. Be transported through the ages as you ascend the time-worn steps, taking in the towering 600-year-old cedars and five-story pagoda built along the route--supposedly constructed without nails. At the top, inspect the shrine, the largest thatched building in the country and a pilgrimage site for the mountain-worshipping Yamabushi. Keep your eyes peeled on the route for the estimated 1,000-year-old cedar tree, with a trunk 10 m (32.8 ft) around. Add Mt. Haguro to your Tsuruoka travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tsuruoka vacation planner.
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  • The location of this temple lodging is very much the key to the special experience you may have here. It is also the reason why you should prepare beforehand. As you may have understood there a two wa...  read more »
  • A magnificent space of Mother Nature. Visited twice; one on foot, and the other by bus. 自然の荘厳な空間です。徒歩で、バスでと2回訪れました。 
  • Great walk/tramp in the mountains. Beautiful scenery. Walkway was mainly made of steps/stairs. Some are narrow so be careful. At the top of the mountain, there are 2 temples to visit as well as some s...  read more »
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