Mt. Mitoku

Go on a Thrilling Hike and Spot this Fantastic Cave Temple in Tottori Prefecture!

Out of all the important designated sites in Japan, Sanbutsu-ji Temple and Nageire-do Hall in Tottori can be termed the two of the most dangerous because of their locations on Mt. Mitoku. Said to have been built in the 8th century A.D., the temple, together with its cliff-hanging halls, is one of the oldest religious…

Discover Tottori: Mitokusan

When talking about travelling in Japan, you probably think of the metropolitan Tokyo or Osaka, don’t you? But how about Tottori (鳥取)? It is the least populated prefecture of Japan yet blessed with many natural wonders awaiting for adventurous people to discover them. This time, I’ll talk about Mitokusan (三徳山) in Kurayoshi, Tottori. Mount Mitokuan…