Mount Misen (弥山) is a sacred mountain on the island of Miyajima (Itsukushima) in Hiroshima Prefecture. At 535 m, Mt Misen is the tallest mountain on the island.



1404 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima739-0588 (Map) (Directions)



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