The Tateyama Mountains: An Alpine Pilgrimage

Seasoning the Seasons

28m 00s
Broadcast on May 2, 2022 Available until May 2, 2023

The Tateyama Mountain Range in eastern Toyama Prefecture is comprised of many mountains rising more than 2,500 meters high. The treacherous peaks are home to Tateyama Shinko, a unique system of local religious beliefs. It is said that climbing the mountains is like a journey around heaven and hell. Welcome to the Tateyama Mountains, home to a close-knit community and alpine scenery dotted with sacred places.

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