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Temple Stay and Hiking at Mount Oyama, A Japan Heritage and Michelin-Rated Site

Shonan Area 8h15m

Here are spectacular views which earned a star of the Michelin Green Guide. Pay a visit to the Afuri shrine Kamisha on the top of Mt. Oyama. On the way down from the Oyama mountain worshipping course you can see a famous waterfall. You can visit the power spot on Onna-zaka. You can also stay at a temple of a spiritual mountain.Mr. Oyama was also very popular during the Edo era as a deeply spiritual mountain.

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Ooyama-cable

Ooyama cable car will take you to a great scenic spot that is located at a height of 700 m above sea level in 6 minutes. The cable car is 0.8 km long and the difference of elevation between stations is 278 m. Passengers can fully enjoy grand views from a large window of the cable car: a view of Enoshima spreading below the cable, seasonal sceneries of Oyama and other superb prospects. The cable...

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Power spot (Onnazaka no Nana Fushigi)

Along the way to Ōyama Afuri Shrine, in addition to Onnazaka no Nana Fushigi, there are numerous power spots such as Niju Falls, Noroi no Sugi, Fuufu Sugi, Botan Iwa. Onnazaka: slope from Ōyama Cable Station~Ōyama Afuri Shrine※During the period, the autumn leaves are lit up. Photos Provided by photolibery

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Ooyama Afuri Shrine

This is an ancient shrine which is said to be built over 2000 years ago. Known as a place for praying for rain, as well as a sacred ground revered by many generals, the pilgrimage to Mount Ooyama became popular in the Edo Period. In 2016, this pilgrimage was designated as a Japan heritage site, with the view from Afuri Shrine featured with two Michelin stars.

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Oyama Shukubo (pilgrims' lodging at a temple)

Mt. Oyama has been a theme for rakugo "Oyama Mairi" and a subject matter of Ukiyoe. Afuri Jinja (Shinto shrine) and Aburisan Oyamadera (Buddhist temple) were deeply believed in by the common people in Edo and this religious development had led to prosperity of shukubo (pilgrims' lodging) and souvenir shops at Mt. Oyama. About 50 shukubos are still in business and their specialty are tofu dishes...

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