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Mt. Daisen

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Address: Saihaku-gun, Daisen-cho 689-3318, Tottori Prefecture
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Worth the hilke

Went up to the top while I was riding a bicycle around Japan. It's worth stopping here and going to the top. I wouldn't be intimidated, the terrain isn't what I'd call... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Went up to the top while I was riding a bicycle around Japan. It's worth stopping here and going to the top. I wouldn't be intimidated, the terrain isn't what I'd call difficult at all, and during summer at least I would classify it as an 'easy' hike. Views are great, and there are several trails around the mountain to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Felt so surreal when I was hiking all the way to the top. A bit of foggy which made it more tranquil. Absolutely love it. Get in touch with nature really helps with my mind. I passed by a lot of elders and family with little kids in the trail. Seems like they come here often by the speed they... More 

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Thank Xue F
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Mount Daisen is near Yonago, there are many temples, shrines and other attractions around the mount. Tourist shuttles running between the JR station and those attractions. Better get a 1-day tourist pass for the tourist shuttle.

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Thank LloydCMC
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Although the actual height of Mt Daisen is 1,729m, the Kengamine peak has been declared off-bounds to the general public after an earth quake rendered some of the peaks on the verge of collapse. The official climbing height is at 1,710.6m, i.e. the Misen Peak. Mt Daisen is also fondly known as the "Fuji of Houki" when viewed from the... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We visited when there was no snow, but a goat, a quiet ropeway, you can count the number of people on it. The travel was peaceful, legs hanging off the ski lifts, touching the wild flowers below, quiet until the wind blows and you hear the rustling of leaves and wild plants to your sides, your cares fly away. There... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Did the mountain as a day trip from Kyoto. The climb is great and the view phenomenal. Maybe not a must see for every body, but if you like hiking up mountains this is really one of the great ones. In mid may the beach is just coming out. At the bottom they are mature but closer to the top... More 

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Thank Tobias B
Tottori, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

We drove around Mt. Daisen by a car. The mountain changed its shape very much depending on which side of the mountain we were standing. We started our driving from Oku Daisen to Kagamiganari to Kagikake Toge to Masumizu Kogen to Daisenji temple to Katori Kogen. We enjoyed beautiful mountain streams, the beech forests, the panoramic view of the cities... More 

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