Mount Sefuri (November 2008)
|Elevation||1,054.6 m (3,460 ft)|
|Listing||List of mountains and hills of Japan by height|
|Language of name||Japanese|
|Location||On the border of Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, and Kanzaki, Saga Prefecture, Japan|
|Parent range||Sefuri Mountains|
This mountain is the tallest peak of the Sefuri Mountain range between Fukuoka Prefecture and Saga Prefecture. Before the Meiji Restoration, this mountain was a center of the Shugendo religion in this region, along with Mount Hiko. Mount Sefuri is the location where the Buddhist priest Eisai first planted tea after his return to Japan from Song dynasty China in the Kamakura period.
The most popular route to climb this mountain is from Shiiba Bus Stop of Nishitetsu Bus. It takes about from two and half hours to three hours to the top.
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