Mt. Misen, Miyajima

4.7
#2 of 211 in Nature in Chugoku
Climb to the top of Mt. 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. To visit Mt. Misen and get the most from your holiday in Hatsukaichi, create itinerary details personal to you using our Hatsukaichi road trip planner.
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  • The island is a short train ride from Hiroshima. If you have a JR rail pass, it covers the train and the ferry to the island. It is a bit of a walk up to the cable car station, but the views are worth...  more »
  • Mt. Misen offers an athemberaubendes view over the Hiroshima Bay. Just for enthusiasts a worthwhile trip! The climb is comfortable to cope with about 2 hours and the descent lasts 45 minutes. There are also several temples / shrines on the way.
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