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Mount Misen, Hatsukaichi
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Climb to the top of Mount Misen, the highest peak on Miyajima island. Choose from three hiking trails taking different routes to the summit, the longest of which offers the most scenic views and takes a couple of hours to complete. You can also take the ropeway lift to a certain point near the peak, and enjoy the scenery from the air along the way. Trek through primeval forest and see various plants and rock formations, or pay a visit to the observatory on the summit for panoramic views of the sea, and even Hiroshima on a clear day. Work out when and for how long to visit Mount Misen and other Hatsukaichi attractions using our handy Hatsukaichi travel itinerary maker.
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  • Climb, views of Mt. Misen is very beautiful and effective. I'm unfortunate drizzle had fold once in a while the weather is very worth the climb, there was a sense of fulfillment. Fire away of Kobo Daishi Temple worship to expect w Don't lick people who planned to go from Misen. So really climbing shoe is low sneakers. So not like pumps, heels in the wrong!
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  • We walked to the summit from the ropeway station thinking it would be an easy short walk.... it turned out to be much more of a hike than we originally thought but that was one of the great things abo...  more »
  • The cable car going back to mount Misen is rather expensive, it is better to take one-way and descend on foot. Leave early to avoid an endless queue in front of the cabins, especially on weekends. The view is beautiful.
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