Attractions

Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Yamadera

Risshaku-ji

The 'Temple of Standing Stones', more commonly known as Yamadera, rests atop a rock-hewn staircase weathered over the centuries by unrelenting elements. At the foot of the mountain, guarded by a small lantern, is th…
Museum in Yamadera

Bashō Kinenkan

In the village near the train station, this biographical museum exhibits scrolls and calligraphy related to poet Bashō's famous northern journey.