Mount Dodo

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Mount Dodo
Mount Dodo from Mount Kinka 2011-10-29.jpg
Mt. Dodo from Mount Kinka
Highest point
Elevation 417.9 m (1,371 ft)
Location Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Mount Dodo (百々ヶ峰?, Dodo-ga-mine), or Mount Dodogamine, is located in the northern part of the city of Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan it is 417.9 m (1,371 ft) in height, making it the tallest mountain in the city. The mountain's small valley includes Matsuo Pond and Hagi Falls.[1]

Reaching the summit[edit]

There are six routes for reaching the summit:

  • Mitahora Kōbō Route (三田洞弘法ルート)
  • Matsuo Pond Route (松尾池ルート Matsuoike Rūto)
  • Shōrai Danchi Route (松籟団地ルート)
  • Nishiyama Yongō-fun Route (西山4号墳ルート)
  • Nishiyama Danchi Route (西山団地ルート)
  • Suwa Shrine Route (諏訪神社ルート Suwa Jinja Rūto)

The Tōkai Nature Path (東海自然歩道 Tōkai Shizen Hodō) runs through Mount Dodo, using different routes to climb up and down the mountain.[2]

Summit attractions[edit]

  • Mount Haku Observatory (白山展望台 Hakusan Tenbōdai)
  • Nagara River Observatory (長良川展望台 Nagaragawa Tenbōdai)


  1. ^ Gifu Kankō Guide - Kankō Search. (Japanese) Gifu Prefecture Tourist Federation. Accessed May 23, 2008.
  2. ^ Dodogamine. (Japanese) Gifu City. Accessed May 16, 2008.

External links[edit]

35°27′47″N 136°48′00″E / 35.463134°N 136.800097°E / 35.463134; 136.800097Coordinates: 35°27′47″N 136°48′00″E / 35.463134°N 136.800097°E / 35.463134; 136.800097