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 estimated to have last 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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  • At the Summit is flat, are maintained. Close to the city? I was wondering if is unexpectedly exhilarating. Boil some water for lunch, noodles and rice is very good. Hiking is easy (^ ^)
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  • Went on a hike to kabutoyama forest park, watched from the front to climb that mountain. It was beautiful in the autumn scenery. It is nice to have a place like this near. Walking is also another course.
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  • 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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  • Southeast Asian area studies is the name I thought ever kabutoyama (lol)
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  • It is very easy to walk. No distance I was surprised.
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