What to Expect
As soon as getting off the local train runnig Eizan line, you will encounter strange world. In front of the station, you will see statue of Tengu: Goblin with red face, long nose, two wings on his shoulder.You can see many Tengu's statue and pictures in every temples here in Kurama.Are they servants of deity or alien from Venus? Please make sure by your own eyes.
From the top of the mountain, you can enjoy breathtaking moutrain view. Behind the temple, ascending mountain trail, you can get to so called matchmaking shrine named Kifune Shrine. On the way to there, you can see many huge cider tree's roots like wave which come out from ground.
This tour will get you to know Japanese ascetic Buddhism, and also become heathy because of 2 hours hike,