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Mount Misen

Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 829-30-9141
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Good walk great views

A stiff climb up from next to the Daoshi in temple complex and about 90 mins later you are enjoying... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Takamatsu, Japan
So many steps - but worth it for the view.

The climb just seemed to go on and on. But the lookout over the inland sea and Hiroshima was well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 829-30-9141
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A stiff climb up from next to the Daoshi in temple complex and about 90 mins later you are enjoying 360 degree views all around. The descent via the gardens in spectacular autumn clothing made for a great morning out.

Thank alanrm1946
Reviewed 1 week ago

The climb just seemed to go on and on. But the lookout over the inland sea and Hiroshima was well worth all the energy spent. Mind you if the day is overcast I would think twice about completing this climb as it is the view...More

Thank Mon55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went up the 'intermediate ' path after visiting Daishoin temple complex on the way - don't miss this. Took an hour, mainly steps all the way, but WOW - views from the top across to Hiroshima and islands amazing. Came down beginners path, but think...More

Thank johnsK9831BS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the top of the ropeway we climbed about 30 minutes to the top. I thought it was a bit strenuous but I saw women climbing in sweaters and heels while I was a sweaty mess. There are lovely views from the top. We walked...More

Thank NCtravelz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us hiked Mt. Misen in mid-October via the Daisho-in trail which starts at the Daisho-in Temple a 10 minute walk from the main part of town. The trail head is easy to find and the hike is moderate with a lot of stairs....More

Thank William H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re lucky with a clear sky, you’ll have an awesome view. It’s a great workout even from the cable car. If you have a spare 2 hours walk down towards Daisho temple

Thank spxcfc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard walking in the heat of August. Plenty of water needed (buy it at ropeway or before as non on the final walk). Views of the bay and islands were fantastic from the top. No monkeys tho!

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are visiting Miyajima and you are healthy get the cable car from down below and hike the trail to the summit of Mount Misses. It is just over a kilometer from the cable car station. There is a 3 storey building at the...More

Thank palawandave
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

To get to the very top of Mount Missen is quite a journey but well worth it for the spectacular 360 degree views. You can catch a free bus from the township to the base of the first cable car, you then get off one...More

Thank Stuart788278
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The island is worth a visit just for the Great Torii Gate. The ropeway is a great way to see the views and get near the top. You need to hike up the last bit. If the weather isn't completely clear give it a miss,...More

Thank Johncobham
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Briane R
24 February 2017|
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Response from H. M | Reviewed this property |
Hiking at night is not safe. Please don't do it.
21 January 2017|
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Response from BAM1113 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Koral88 Even if you take the ropeway there's still a considerable distance to walk to get to the top of Mt. Misen from the platform where the ropeway ends. It's a lovely uphill trail and the views are worth it. We rode... More
28 May 2016|
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Response from dutchiedonuts | Reviewed this property |
Just an FYI on the climb. There is a lot of uneven type steps but still very safe. Just a variety of step types is all. It took me & my buddy around 1 - 2 hours. You'll be stopping a lot on the way to take pictures... More