The area in and around the Hakkoda Mountain range is one of the coldest and snowiest regions in Japan.
Honen-in is said to have originated from a humble thatched hut where Honen practiced nembutsu with his disciples.
Perhaps to most Japanese, Gujo Hachiman is popular for its traditional dancing. With its history of 400 years, the Gujo Odori Festival is held every summer in the town.
Copyright © Unfamiliar Japan Tours All rights reserved.