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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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  • Spacious and beautiful. After 15 years I reasonably increased green, city feel better but has. I think a nice little enters the commercial tenants.
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  • Throughout the year, is crowded on weekends, but is recommended especially fall. Making lunch when you have a small child, play ball in picnic I can so we went every weekend. Walk the process quite recently many older people are so good (some places athletic is also available), will become a movement.
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  • Beside the kitayama Reservoir Road trailhead. We are from Hankyu kurakuenguchi shukugawa River Bridge up through tori付ki mountain, climbed through the kitayama reservoir kozan. It was God Temple in the mountain. The trail is quite steep distance without even much in about 20 minutes atop realized.
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