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Capture Picture-Perfect Moments in Rural Daisen


A professional photoshoot against the starry skies of the Japanese countryside—light painting optional


Daisen, located in Daisen-Oki National Park, has long been the center of mountain worship, and once drew thousands of monks to its peak. Of the more than 100 temples they built, only a fraction remains today. Now you’re more likely to find nature-lovers, skiers, and snowboarders instead of monks on its slopes. By night, with so few man-made structures and so little light pollution, the starry skies will take your breath away. 



©Takashi Karaki


With a professional photographer at your side, you can be the model of your own photoshoot in this striking setting. Stargaze while the photographer sets up, then create Insta-perfect snapshots and light paintings so you can share the experience with all your friends.

Access: From Shin-Osaka station, take the Shinkansen to Okayama station (45 minutes), then an express train to Yonago station (140 minutes). From Yonago station, take the local bus to Daisen (50 minutes).


Daisen Tour Desk


45-5 Daisen, Daisen-cho, Saihaku-gun, Tottori-ken


approx. 120 min.



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