2 days in Tsuruoka Itinerary

2 days in Tsuruoka Itinerary

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Tsuruoka ©
Tsuruoka, famous for its scenic surroundings, attracts tourists due to its proximity to the Dewa Sanzan, sacred mountains revered by the Shugendo religion.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Gassan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ideha Shrine, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Haguro, then contemplate the long history of Mt.Haguro- Dewasanzan Sanjin Gosaiden, then contemplate the long history of Hagurosan Five-Story Pagoda, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Mt.Haguro- Cedat Trees along the Approach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Tsuruoka Park, observe the fascinating underwater world at Tsuruoka City Kamo Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at Ken Domon Museum of Photography, then steep yourself in history at Sankyo Soko Storehouse, and finally walk around Hiyoriyama Park.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tsuruoka route planning tool .

If you are flying in from Chile, the closest major aiports are Niigata Airport and Sendai Airport. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Sakata, Mt. Gassan
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Tsuruoka City Kamo Aquarium ©
Tsuruoka City Kamo Aquarium
Mt. Haguro ©
Mt. Haguro
Sankyo Soko Storehouse ©
Sankyo Soko Storehouse