From Churenji to Dainichibo

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Dainichibo Temple

THE HIGHLIGHTS

OF THIS TRAIL

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Oami village

STEP

1

Start at Churenji Temple

STEP

4

There's also a prayer stela to the god Shomen Kongo (青面金剛)

975m

20min.

STEP

7

You come across those stela inside the village

1025m

15min.

STEP

10

You arrived at Dainichibo Temple

STEP

2

After walking down the paved road, turn left at the crossing

725m

10min.

STEP

5

After a while, you'll arrive to a paved road again

STEP

8

You arrived at the famous rice fields view point of Oami village

5 min.

STEP

3

You'll see a little Inari Shrine

STEP

6

Soon, you'll arrive to the village. On clear days you may be able to spot Mt. Gassan.

STEP

9

Look for this entrance

5min.

Bus info and timetable

About the bus stops:

  • Tsuruoka Station 鶴岡駅前: Where most of the buses depart from.

  • Kamimatsune 上松根: Get off there to start hiking the Rokujurigoe-kaido. 

  • Oami 大網: Get off there to see Dainichibo Temple and Churenji Temple's mummies.

  • Tamugimata 田麦俣: Get off there to see the thatched-roof houses or to stay for the night (ex: Tamugiso 田麦荘).

  • Yudonosan Senninzawa 湯殿山仙人沢 : Get off there to visit Mt. Yudono or to stay for the night (Yudonosan Sanrojo).