Zao Peaks

There are various mountains, including the Mt. Kumano-dake, the highest peak, along with Mt. Jizo, and Mt.Karita with this mountain range. The area is popular for the new green leaves in the spring, alpine meadows in the summer, autumn leaves in the fall, and as a mountain for skiing and tree rime in the winter. “Okama,” the symbol of Zao is way too famous. The crater lake (max. depth 25m (82ft)) is filled with beautiful and deep emerald green water.

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