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Mt. Yoshinoyama, Yoshino-cho

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Mountain Nature / Park
Mt. Yoshinoyama stands as part of a World Heritage Site of sacred pilgrimage routes that spread across the Kii mountain range. Divided into four areas, the mountain consists of the Shimo Senbon, Naka Senbon, Kami Senbon, and Oku Senbon. From Shimo Senbon, you can hike up the mountain, or jump on the ropeway to Naka Senbon, where you'll find the bulk of the hillside town. Here, explore the many shops, restaurants, and scenic temples and shrines. Expect crowds during the hanami blossom season, when the mountain draws scores of visitors. To visit Mt. Yoshinoyama and get the most from your holiday in Yoshino-cho, create itinerary details personal to you using our Yoshino-cho trip generator.
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  • Though this place is famous for cherry blossoms, I decided to go ahead after learning that it is also the place for autumn leaves. However, I think we were too early (mid-Nov). Thought we can visit Ki...  more »
  • We had to plan our trip in Japan months beforehand, and so we slightly missed best sakura in Yoshinoyama. Even though place was beautiful. You might appreciate an extra shirt for changing if walking a...  more »
  • We took a bus from the station to Chikirin-in temple then walked up to Hanayagura viewpoint. The slope was steep so we took several breaks. There were stores selling snacks and souvenirs. The view was...  more »