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.
Heavenly vegetarian cuisine developed by mountain priests
Stay at a temple overnight and try Shojin Ryori, a vegetarian cuisine eaten by Buddhist monks, at Dewa Sanzan in Yamagata Prefecture..
Haguro-san of the Dewa Sanzan
Taranokidai is a popular ski resort in Yamagata Prefecture.
Mount Haguro is considered sacred by followers of Japan’s Shinto religion and of Shugendo, an ancient Japanese tradition of mo..
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