Mount Myōken (Tajima)
Mount Myōken from eastside
|Elevation||1,135.5 m (3,725 ft)|
|Listing||List of mountains and hills of Japan by height|
|Location||On the border of Yabu, Hyogo and Kami, Mikata, Hyogo, Japan|
|Parent range||Chūgoku Mountains|
Mount Myōken (妙見山 Myōken-san) is a 1,135.5 m (3,725 ft) mountain on the border of Yabu and Kami, Mikata, Hyogo, Japan. This mountain is one of Hyōgo 50, and a part of Hyonosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park. The other name of this mountain is Mount Ishihara.
Mount Myōken is a mountain on the eastern edge of the Chūgoku Mountains. Nikkōin temple is located at the base of the mountain. Originally, the temple was halfway up the mountain,but the Haibutsu-Kishaku Order issued during the Meiji-era forced the move.