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Mount Kabuto (Kabuto-yama), Nishinomiya

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Mount Kabuto is a mountain in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo, Japan. It is located in the east end of the Rokko Mountains, and the height is 309.2m.OutlineMount Kabuto is a famous picnic spot in the Kansai metropolitan area. It is a monadnock of an extinct volcano that was last estimated to have erupted about 12,000,000 years ago. This mountain is in the Kabutoyama Forest Park.HistoryThe mountain is shaped like a helmet, 'kabuto' in Japanese. It has a long history as an object of worship by people around the mountain. Kanno-ji in the middle of the mountain is the place of worship of the mountain.According to Japanese myth, it is understood that because Empress Jingū buried her helmet when she went to subjugate Silla, a dynasty in the Korean Peninsula, this mountain was named 'Kabutoyama', literally "helmet mountain."Access Nigawa Station of Hankyū Imazu Line Kōyōen Station of Hankyū Kōyō Line
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  • Kabuto yama and the surrounding area (kita yama) have very nice light hiking trails and a botanical garden. There is a bus that goes from Hanshin Nishinomiya station up the mountain and it runs fairly...  more »
  • Located in the Northwest of the city of Nishinomiya, 309 m elevation and low mountain. It seems a mountain formed by the eruption about 12 million years ago. Origin of the name 'kabutoyama', only the two big trees standing on both sides of the mountain landscape is "helmet (armor; armor) of likely due to similar to Kabuto. Names from place names, "koyoen kotoen, piercing wind park" and Crown, Jia praised there was Street.
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  • Kabutoyama climbed to the grave. Good weather and good feeling after a long hike. Back out in the kabutoyama forest park, walked in the route to Incheon station on the Hankyu. Plum is now flowers in full bloom, a cherry tree. And the Nightingale was singing and ate. It is spring!
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