Join the crowds and come and pray. A truly Japanese experience. The Daiyuzan line was built in 1921 so that people could more easily come to this amazing temple.
Doryosan Big Festival
Cherry Blossom Festival
Mid-March to late March at Harukimichi (Haruki Street)
Kintaro Fuji Festival
Mid-April to the beginning of May
Live traditional music, food, fun! Recommended!
Pictured: Only Yu Hot Springs in Minamiashigarashi
First Sunday in August. A fun day for the whole family.
Zaru Giku Festival
All October long
Joya no Kane at Doryosan
People walk or take a bus up to the temple to pay their respects to God. A very Japanese experience.
map1 Map of the Iizawa and Daiyuzan area of Minamiashigarashi, including restaurants and stores.
A Sad Part of Japanese Society