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Misenhondo, Hatsukaichi

#8 of 29 in Historic Sites in Hatsukaichi
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • Beautiful and peaceful visit. The weather was cool and we sat for quite a while enjoying the area and learning the history.  more »
  • Another Kobo Daishi building on the top of Mount Misen this one commemorating where he trained for 100 days. The current hall was rebuilt in the ’50’s. The unpainted wooden hall houses an image of....  more »
  • Its a beautiful shrine situated just opposite Reika-do shrine. Its built in the old wooden style, very romantic, very eye-catching.
  • Just below the summit of Mount Misen you come as a hiker to the spiritual highlight of Miyajima. It is a twofold highlight consisting of the Kiezu-no Reikado and the Misen Hondo. In the Misen Hondo, Kobo Daishi completed his 100-day "Gumonji" training (a secret Buddhist practice). A perfect resting point for body and soul.

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