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Dewa Sanzan

Spiritual mountains in Yamagata

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About 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.