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Dewa Sanzan Experience

Dewa Sanzan in Yamagata is a dream for those who aspire to learn and live the life of a Japanese Monk. Forested paths, secluded lodgings, hidden temples and local foods are all a beautiful part of monk life.

Cherry Season in Yamagata

Yamagata is famous for its juicy, sweet, and glossy cherries, and the prefecture is responsible for approximately 70% of Japan’s entire cherry production.

Hiking the Dewa Sanzan

The Dewa Sanzan are the three sacred peaks of Yamagata, representing birth, death and rebirth. For centuries, pilgrims have walked these trails and prayed at the shrines.