Kotakuji Temple serves as the Okunoin temple, or the most important place, for the faith of Haguro Shugendo. It used to be the only place closed to women on Mt. Haguro, although the mountain generally allows women to visit. With the Joka-do hall and the Jizo-do hall within the premise, the temple is currently the […]
This main shrine at the top of Mt. Gassan can be reached after an approximate 2hr. and 30min. climb from the 8th station at Midagahara Marsh, approximately 1,400m above sea level. Mt. Gassan is 1984m high and covered in snow year round, allowing visitors to ski even in summer. Strong mountain winds preclude the construction […]
In the Midagahara Marsh, located at the 8th Station of Mt. Gassan, extends an unearthly refreshing landscape. Although now easily accessible via roadways, those who walked from the 1st station in the past should have been so amazed at the sight of the vast marsh, which appeared suddenly in front of them, with flowers in […]
Phone 0235-62-4192 Closed Fukuso-an: Irregular Tsukemono-no-sato: Open Every Day April through November, Closed on Certain Days from December through March Open Hours Fukuso-an: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tsukemono-no-sato: 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.