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Sesshoseki

Japan, 182 Yumoto, Nasu-machi, Nasu-gun, Tochigi Prefecture 329-3200

Sesshoseki is a scenic spot with rocks rolling all over and a desolate landscape. It is also known as a historical site with a legend about the "nine-tailed fox". The smell of sulfur fills the area, creating a unique atmosphere. The well-maintained promenade continues to the Nasu Kogen Observation Deck, and as it is close to Nasu Yumoto Onsen, it is a popular spot for tourists staying in the hot spring town. Sesshoseki is a power spot with a mysterious power, and you can see a very rare scenery even in Japan. ●What is the Legend of the Nine-Tailed Fox? The nine-tailed fox is a fox monster with nine split tails from ancient China. The character "Kyukon" appearing in the world-famous anime "Pokémon" is based on this monster. In Japan, it appears in the Noh play Sesshoseki. In the late Heian period, the people of Edo became fascinated by the story of a demon fox who became Tamamo-mae, a beautiful evil woman who toyed with the Emperor of Time, Retired Emperor Toba.

Website https://www.tochigiji.or.jp/spot/s9488
Language 日本語
Last Update : 2023.09.05   Michinori Holdings Co., Ltd.

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