route 01 Mt. Hiei, the trail of prayer Climb the Mudoji hill and tour the East and West pagodas.

Mt. Hiei, the trail of prayer
Walking distance About14km Time required About6 hours

* The time required will differ during snowy periods.

This trail, which puts you in touch with 1300 years of history and culture, is the route used for the harsh ascetic practice known as the sennichi kaihogyo. Walk through groves of Japanese cedar, where the sound of chanted sutras drifts gently through the air, past the Myoo-do Hall and around the East and West pagodas.
★Mt. Hiei, the trail of prayer Recommended points
  • Mt. Hiei, the trail of prayer Otsu city
  • Mt. Hiei, the trail of prayer Mudo-ji-zaka
  • Mt. Hiei, the trail of prayer Gyokutai-sugi
  1. Matsu-no-Baba st.
  2. Mudo-ji-zaka
  3. Myo-o-do
  4. Konpon-Chu-do
  5. Jodo-in
  6. Shaka-do
  7. Minemichi
  8. Gyokutai-sugi
  9. Yokawa
  10. Imurofudodo
  11. Saikyo-ji
  12. Sakamoto st.
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Access to this route
駅から登山道入口へは、江若バスの路線バス・路線時刻表をご確認ください。

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