Mt. Sakado 'Yakushi Ridge Route'
Minami Uonuma City
The ruins of a large-scale mountain castle designated as a national heritage site.
From Muikamachi station, altitude 634m, a trekking course which takes about 2 hours and 40 minutes roundtrip. Popular among the locals, especially in the spring when dogtooth violet's bloom abundantly.
time required 40minute~1hourEnquiries Minami-Uonuma City Commerce, Industry and Tourism Office 025-773-6665
National historic sites designated by Japan
Address Sakado, Minami-Uonuma City, Niigata prefecture  
Telephone 025-773-6665
How go get to
Get on Joetsu Line or Hoku-Hoku Line from Echigo-Yuzawa Station, and get off at Muikamachi Station. About 20 minutes walk to the starting point for the trek.
Car Access
From Tokyo10 minutes from Muikamachi IC to 河川敷 Car Park. 5 minutes from there to the trail head.
From Niigata10 minutes from Muikamachi IC to 河川敷 Car Park. 5 minutes from there to the trail head.