Dookonuma is a pond at the top of Zao.
The onsen resort is nowadays crowded with mountain villas and resort facilities.
Dooko is the name of one of the Buddhist altar fittings.
Zao Gongen is wielding a three-pronged pestle in his right hand. However, it is unknown how the name Dokko-numa came about.
- Dokkonuma Pond
Kamihozawa, Yamagata City
54 minutes from Yamagata Station
- Official site
[Feature] Kineya Karyo! Café with Japanese sweets
[Feature] Yamagata 0035 KIYOKAWAYA! A complex perfect for souvenirs
[Activity] Mt. Kumanodake & Okama in Winter! Go up Zao in snowshoes
[Feature] Yamagata Ramen! Seven shops classified by flavor
[Feature] CHOCOLATE Lab. YAMAGATA! Chocolate specialty shop