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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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Tall Cedar Tree in Kosugi

  • Mogami Area

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Tall Cedar Tree in Kosugi

Gassan Shrine

  • Shonai Area

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Gassan Shrine

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)

Kaikoji Temple

  • Shonai Area

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Kaikoji Temple

Tamasudare Falls

  • Shonai Area

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

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Tamasudare Falls

Kumano Taisha Shrine

  • Okitama Area

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Kumano Taisha Shrine

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

Jizogura

  • Mogami Area

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Jizogura

Yamadera / Risshaku-ji Temple

  • Murayama Area

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

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Yamadera / Risshaku-ji Temple

Sennindo - Sotokawa Shrine

  • Mogami Area

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Sennindo - Sotokawa Shrine

Kuguri Fall

  • Okitama Area

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Kuguri Fall

Maruiikesama Pond

  • Shonai Area

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Maruiikesama Pond

Tarumizu Ruins / Mine no Ura

  • Murayama Area

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Tarumizu Ruins / Mine no Ura

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

Genso no Mori

  • Mogami Area

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Genso no Mori

Big Zelkova of Higashine

  • Murayama Area

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Big Zelkova of Higashine

Kinoene Daikokuten Honzan Hoju-ji Temple

  • Okitama Area

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Kinoene Daikokuten Honzan Hoju-ji Temple

Wakamatsu-ji Temple

  • Murayama Area

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Wakamatsu-ji Temple

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

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
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