Mt. Osore – Welcome to the World After Death

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Have you ever wondered what the world would look like after you die? Well, we have. According to Japanese folk tales, those who died will pass a bridge to cross the Sanzunokawa river. It has been said that the river divides our world from another world.

As we all need to cross that river one day, why not start preparing ourselves in the meantime by visiting Mt. Osore (恐山) for an idea of what heaven and hell might look like (albeit the real ones will be millions of times better or worse depends on where you ended up going)? It might even inspire you to do more good deeds!

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