【Demon Slayer】Ranking of The Recommended Spots for Anime Pilgrimage. We also introduce how to access, map and nearest stations.

04/06/2023 by

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train, an anime film adaptation of the popular manga “Demon Slayer” by Koyoharu Gotouge, drew more than 10 million viewers in the first 16 days of its release. It also broke the record for the fastest box-office revenue of 10 billion yen in 25 days for the first time in 19 years and was becoming more and more popular.

Therefore, ANIME SAMURAI has picked up the sacred places where fans of “Demon Slayer” have visited and talked about! Here are the recommended spots in a ranking format, along with the nearest train stations!



【Demon Slayer】Storyline

The story takes place in Taisho-era Japan. The main character, Tanjiro Kamado, is the only survivor after his family is killed by demons, but he decides to become a member of Demon Slayer Corps in order to turn his sister Nezuko back into a human. After undergoing rigorous training, Tanjiro becomes a swordsman and meets Zenitsu Agatsuma and Inosuke Hashibira. He also joins up with the “Hashira,” the strongest members of the emon Sllayer Corps. The story is that all members go to defeat Muzan Kibutsuji, who has turned humans into demons and unleashed them on the world. The movie version depicts what happened in the Mugen Train that Tanjiro and the others boarded at the end of the first season of the anime version.

【Demon Slayer】Ranking of The Recommended Spots for Anime Pilgrimage: No. 1 Mount Kumotori in Tokyo -a model of Tanjiro and Nezuko’s hometown

The model for the birthplace of the main characters, Tanjiro Kamado and Nezuko Kamado is Mount Kumotori in Tokyo. It is one of the sacred places mentioned in the official fan book of Demon Slayer. The anime production team actually visited this land in order to depict the scene in the first episode in which Tanjiro runs down the snowy mountain carrying Nezuko, who has turned into a demon, on his back. Taishido, located in the mountains, was once the site of a kagura performance, reminiscent of the Hinokami Kagura that has been passed down through the generations in the Kamado family. The mountain has been selected as one of the 100 most famous mountains in Japan, so if you climb this mountain, solid climbing gear is needed.

Address: Ohtaki, Okutama-Town, Nshitama-Gun, Tokyo, Japan
Access: Take the bus from Okutama station to Kamosawa and go to starting point for a climb

【Demon Slayer】Ranking of The Recommended Spots for Anime Pilgrimage: No. 2 Ittoseki in Amanoiwatate shrine in Nara -a big rock which is similar to what Tanjiro cuts in two

There is a shrine in Nara Prefecture called “Amanoiwatate Shrine” which does not have a main shrine but has a huge rock called “Ittoseki” as its sacred body. After Tanjiro underwent rigorous training under Sakonji Urokodaki, the trainer of the Demon Slayer Corps. He went to the final selection examination. It is said to resemble the huge rock that Tanjiro broke there and is one of the sacred places. Tanjiro ‘s master, Urokodaki, wears a mask of a tengu, and this shrine is a place where the legend of the tengu has been handed down. This is also linked to the work, making it a popular spot.

Address: 789 Yagyu-Cho, Nara-City, Nara, Japan
Access: Take a bus from Nara station and get off at Yagyu. It takes 30 minutes from the bus stop on foot.

【Demon Slayer】Ranking of The Recommended Spots for Anime Pilgrimage: No. 3 Japan Red Cross Society Central Hospital in Aichi -a place similar to Butterfly Mansion where Tanjiro and others receive treatment

Museum Meiji-mura is one of the popular sightseeing spots in Aichi Prefecture. It is an outside museum with many Meiji-era buildings and is famous as a filming location for TV dramas and movies. The “Japanese Red Cross Hospital” here has been talked about for its resemblance to the Butterfly Mansion owned by Shinobu Kocho, one of the pillars of Demon Slayer Corps. The Butterfly Mansion is where Tanjiro, Zenitsu Agatsuma, and Inosuke Hashibira were treated after being seriously injured in the Battle of Mount Natagumo. There is also an SL locomotive, similar to the endless train that appears in the movie version, making this spot a must-see for fans of this work.

Address: Museum Meiji-mura, 1, Uchiyama, Inuyama-City, Aichi, Japan
Access: Take a bus from Meitetsu Nagoya Station and get off at Meitetsu Inuyama. It takes 20 minutes on foot from the Meitetsu Inuyama bus stop.

【Demon Slayer】Ranking of The Recommended Spots for Anime Pilgrimage: No. 4 Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi -a similar spectacle from Fujikasane Mountain

Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi Prefecture is a spot where wisteria flowers bloom. It is familiar to fans of Demon Slayer. Wisteria appears in the movie as a flower that demons hate, and there was a scene in which many wisteria flowers bloomed on Fujikasane Mountain. This place is talked about for its resemblance to the scenery of Fujikasane Mountain. The best time to see the wisteria flowers is in spring, but you can also see fantastic illumination such as the illuminated wisteria flower tunnel in other seasons.

Address: Ashikaga Flower Park, 607 Sakoma-cho, Ashikaga-shi, Tochigi
Access: 3 minutes walk from Ashikaga Flower Park Station

【Demon Slayer】Ranking of The Recommended Spots for Anime Pilgrimage: No. 5 Homangu Kamado Shrine in Hukuoka -said to be an origin of the family name of Tanjiro and Nezuko

In Fukuoka Prefecture, the birthplace of the author Koyoharu Gotouge, there is the “Homangu Kamado Shrine”. The shrine has become a popular spot among fans because it is believed to be the origin of Tanjiro and Nezuko’s surnames, as it contains the word “kamado”. The amulets available there are also cute and highly recommended. Try picking up the strawberry-shaped “Ichigo-mamori,” which is a prayer for a once-in-a-lifetime encounter, or the “Teruteru-hare-mamori,” which is a wish for a clear mind at all times.

Address: Houmangu Kamado Shrine, 883 Uchiyama, Dazaifu-shi, Fukuoka
Access: Take the Mahoroba Community Bus from Nishitetsu Dazaihu Station, and get off at Uchiyama, and walk for 1 minute

【Demon Slayer】Ranking of The Recommended Spots for Anime Pilgrimage: No. 6
Hachiman Kamado Shrine in Ohita -the human-killing ogre legend still remains

The Hachiman Kamado Shrine in Oita Prefecture is another place that is called a sacred place among fans of Demon Slayer. Not only does the shrine have Tanjiro’s surname “Kamado” in it, but it also has a spot related to the legend of the human-eating demons. There are 99 stone steps said to have been made by the ogre and a 45-centimeter-long “stone sandal that the ogre forgot”. There is also the “Kamado Kagura” dedicated from New Year’s Eve to New Year’s Day, which reminds Hinokami Kagura. The shrine is full of elements that will tickle the hearts of Demon Slayer’s fans.

Address: 1900 Uchikamado, Ohaza, Beppu, Ohita
Access: 3 minutes drive from Kamegawa Station

【Demon Slayer】Ranking of The Recommended Spots for Anime Pilgrimage: No. 7
Mt. Ohtake in Tokyo -said to be a birthplace of Inosuke Hashibira

Mt. Otake, located in Tokyo, is the supposed birthplace of Inosuke Hashibira, Tanjiro’s classmate in the Demon Slayer Corps. Inosuke hides his beautiful face behind a boar’s headgear and has a muscular body. He is a wild child who was abandoned by his parents and raised by boars. Mt. Otake, one of Japan’s two hundred most famous mountains, where Inosuke grew up, is full of nature. It is considered an easy challenge even for beginners and can be climbed as a one-day trip. You can enjoy the great nature while thinking of Inosuke.

Address: Mt. Otake, Okutama-cho, Hinohara-mura, Nishitama-gun, Tokyo
Access: Take a bus from From Ontake Station to the cable car station of Takimoto station. Then take the cable car to Ontake Station and go to the mountain trail.

【Demon Slayer】Ranking of The Recommended Spots for Anime Pilgrimage: No. 8
Mt. Hinode in Tokyo -said to be the birthplace of Gyomei Himejima

Mt. Hinode in Tokyo is believed to be the birthplace of Gyomei Himejima, one of the pillars of the Demon Slayer Corps. He is the oldest and strongest stone pillar using stone breathing. There is a paved “new road course” from the trailhead and an “old road course” that goes over the ridge, and the summit commands a panoramic view of the Kanto Plain. When the sky is clear, the Tokyo Sky Tree can even be seen. Both the new trail course and the old trail course take about 2 hours and 30 minutes to 3 hours. There is also a Tsurutsuru Onsen, a hot spring, nearby, so you may want to stop by on your way back from climbing the mountain.

Address: Mt. Hinode, Okuno, Hinode-cho, Nishitama-gun, Tokyo
Access: Take a bus from JR Musashi-Itsukaichi Station and get off at Matsuo Bus Stop. Then go to the trailhead.

【Demon Slayer】Ranking of The Recommended Spots for Anime Pilgrimage: No. 9
Mt. Kagenobu in Kanagawa -said to be the birthplace of Muichiro Tokito

Mt. Kagenobu is located on the border between Tokyo and Kanagawa. This mountain is believed to be the birthplace of Muichiro Tokito, the youngest pillar and mist pillar who uses mist breath. In spring, the mountain is beautiful with cherry blossoms, and in fall, the leaves turn brilliant red and the view is superb. The mountain is crowded with climbers on weekends because it’s not so difficult to climb. The teahouse at the summit is famous for its tempura of wild vegetables and nameko mushroom soup.

Address: Mt. Kagenobu, Uratakao-cho, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo; Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa
Access: 15 minutes by bus from the north exit of Takao Station. Get off at Kobutsu Bus Stop and go to the trailhead.


We have introduced some of the most popular sacred places for “Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba-. It is fun to visit sacred places related to your favorite characters. Please enjoy your visit with good manners!

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