Mount Misen from Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima
|Elevation||535 m (1,755 ft) |
|Prominence||535 metres (1,755 ft)|
|Mountain type||Igneous rock|
Mount Misen (弥山 Misen) is the sacred mountain on Itsukushima in Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan, and is the highest mountain on the island at 535 m; it is situated within the World Heritage area of Itsukushima Shrine.
According to the website of Miyajima Tourist Association, Mount Misen was visited by Kūkai in the year 806, the 1st year of the Daidō era. Since ancient times, the mountain has been an important destination for religious visitors.
Seven Wonders of the Misen
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