Kami-Daigo is on top of the mountain, the birthplace of Daigoji Temple, where Daigo water still gushes out. It takes time just to visit Daigoji temple in Shimo-Daigo, and it takes about one hour one way from Shimo-Daigo to Kami-Daigo. Kami-Daigo also has national treasures and important cultural properties.
So if you want to see both Shimo-Daigo and Kami-Daigo in detail, it will take you a whole day to get there. Since there are no shops or restaurants on the mountain, it is recommended that you have lunch near Daigoji Temple in Shimo-Daigo and then head to Kami-Daigo.
Daigoji Temple hike
You may start the Daigoji Temple hike from Shimo-Daigo, where current Daigoji Temple is. Daigoji Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site and there are so many things to see.
Daigoji Temple (Shimo-Daigo)
There are several old buildings i Kami-Daigo area. Some of them are national treasures.