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Spiritual journeys

In Yamagata, there are many "power spots" imbued with the power of nature, including waterfalls, giant trees, and more, in addition to shrines! Visit these spiritual spots and infuse yourself with power.


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Sekiyama Waterfall

  • Murayama Area

Sekiyama Waterfall is a 15-metre wide waterfall dropping 10 metres over a unique rocky s…

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Sekiyama Waterfall

Risshaku-ji Temple

  • Murayama Area

Risshaku-ji Temple is popularly known as Yamadera (Mountain Temple). The rocky mountain …

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Risshaku-ji Temple

Kuki Shrine(Air Shrine)

  • Murayama Area

Thank you for the clear air. A shrine whose deity is "air", which is unique in…

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Kuki Shrine(Air Shrine)

Shirabu Falls

  • Okitama Area

"Shirabu Otaki" is a waterfall with a head of 30m that runs upstream of the Ot…

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Shirabu Falls

Daishoji Temple

  • Okitama Area

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Daishoji Temple

Wakamatsu-ji Temple

  • Murayama Area

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Wakamatsu-ji Temple

Yudonosan Shrine

  • Shonai Area

Mount Haguro, Mount Gassan and Mount Yudono, known as the Three Mountains of Dewa, have …

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Yudonosan Shrine

Maruiikesama Pond

  • Shonai Area

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Maruiikesama Pond

Tamasudare Falls

  • Shonai Area

Legend has it that the renowned priest Kobo Daishi discovered and named Tamasudare (bead…

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Tamasudare Falls

Gassan Shrine

  • Shonai Area

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Gassan Shrine

Kinoene Daikokuten Honzan Hoju-ji Temple

  • Okitama Area

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Kinoene Daikokuten Honzan Hoju-ji Temple

Kaikoji Temple

  • Shonai Area

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Kaikoji Temple

Mt. Haguro

  • Shonai Area

Mount Haguro, Mount Gassan and Mount Yudono, known as the Three Mountains of Dewa, have …

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Mt. Haguro

Nangakuji Temple

  • Shonai Area

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Nangakuji Temple

Jizogura

  • Mogami Area

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Jizogura

Sennindo - Sotokawa Shrine

  • Mogami Area

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Sennindo - Sotokawa Shrine

Tarumi Ruins

  • Murayama Area

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Tarumi Ruins

Genso no Mori

  • Mogami Area

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Genso no Mori

Tall Cedar Tree in Kosugi

  • Mogami Area

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Tall Cedar Tree in Kosugi

Big Zelkova of Higashine

  • Murayama Area

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Big Zelkova of Higashine
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