[DC Special Program] Commemorating the Year of the Ox, Dewa Sanzan's Journey of Rebirth

Take this once-in-12-years opportunity to experience a journey of rebirth.

The year 2021 is a once-in-12-years Yudonosan Year of the Ox, which among the twelve Chinese zodiac years is said to be the one in which the light of the deities shines brightest.

For the 10th anniversary of the 2011 earthquake, consider taking a trip from Dewa Sanzan, the headquarters of the 33 domains of Eastern Japan, to pray for ""recovery from the earthquake and the disaster caused by the new coronavirus"". To experience your own spiritual rebirth, visit Mt. Haguro (symbolizing the present), Mt. Gassan (symbolizing the past), and Mt. Yudono (symbolizing the future).

[Celebrating the Year of the Ox, a special DC Program for a trip of spiritual rebirth]

① Special visit to the Gosonzo Statue

You will be allowed to view the statue of Gosonzo Statue (statue of a person who taught about and propagated a cure for an epidemic). 

 Period: Golden week (Japan’s National Holidays in May) to early November

 Location/fee: TBD

 Contact (Tel): Dewa Sanzan Shrine (0235-62-2355)

② VR Experience of Osawagake

 Experience the unique ascetic practice of running up the steep streams of Mt. Yudono through VR.

 Period: Golden week (Japan’s National Holydays in May) to early November

 Location/fee: TBD

 Contact (Tel): Dewa Sanzan Shrine (0235-62-2355)

③ National Treasure Mt. Haguro Five-storied Pagoda: Light-up at night

 This national treasure stands halfway up Mt. Haguro, where the journey of rebirth begins. The five-storied pagoda floats fantastically in the pitch-black darkness, inviting visitors to enter the world of the profound.

 Period: Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays from mid-July to mid-October

 Location: National Treasure Mt. Haguro Five-storied Pagoda

 Contact : National Treasure Mt. Haguro Five-storied Pagoda Light-up Executive Committee (0235-62-4727)

④ Rebirth Journey Experience Plan

 Experience the journey of rebirth by wearing the outfit of a practitioner of asceticism at Dewa Sanzan.

 <Mt. Haguro> Period: End of April to End of November, Fee: 3,500 yen (white costume rental and dressing fee)

        Place to change clothes: Mt. Haguro Shukubo Yoseibo

 <Mt. Yudono> Period: End of April to Beginning of November, Fee: 700 yen (as rental fee of Oizuri set)

         Place to change clothes: Mt Yudono Sanronjyo

 *Fee and the place to change your clothes may differ.

 Contact (TEL): Shoko Travel (0235-24-2550)

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