A journey centered on Yamagata Zao to experience the “sacred mountains”
Mt. Zao, located on the border of Yamagata and Miyagi Prefectures, has long been known as a sacred mountain. At its foot there are many hot springs, a benefit of the active volcano, which have become popular far and wide. These routes are packed with Yamagata charm, letting you experience the unique profoundness of Yamagata Zao cultivated through worship, and the natural beauty, history, and culture of the towns at its foot.