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INTRODUCTION TO 16 AREAS OF ATTRACTION

Sakata, Tsuruoka, Dewasanzan

The strict world of the monk and the gorgeous culture of the townspeople

Sakata Maiko in Somaro

This facility was built by renovating the renowned restaurant that lasted for about 400 years. You can enjoy tea while looking at traditional aesthetics and dining while watching the dance of the "Maiko" girls wearing kimono.

Yamabushi shugyo (ascetic training for monks)

Five-storied pagoda

It has been known as the mountain for ascetic training through mountaineering since ancient times. Training is carried out to incorporate the spiritual power from the mountains into the self, and in the mountains, you can feel the majestic world of the monks, such as the five-story pagoda designated as a national treasure and the big cedar trees that are hundreds of years old.

Shojin Ryori (vegetarian cuisine eaten by monks)

The origin is the self-sufficiency of the Yamabushi monks, and wild vegetables and mushrooms that grow on Mount Gassan are used abundantly.

TOKYO Sta.

100 min.

NIIGATA Sta.

130 min.

SAKATA Sta.

SENDAI Sta.

130 min.

Shopping mall TSURUOKA S-MALL

40 min.

SAKATASHOUKO Bus Terminal

  • Airplane
  • Shinkansen (Bullet train)
  • Train
  • Bus
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