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Mt. Kaimondake

Kaimon Kawashiri, Ibusuki 891-0602, Kagoshima Prefecture
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nice mountain

It is a nice mountain in a good shape. We were not too lucky and couldn't see the whole look of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cpcog
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Hong Kong, China
Only drove by

Wow, drove past only, if you come from Ibusaki way down east coast you cant see until almost upon... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WatsonFamilyHK
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  • Average7%
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“three hours” (2 reviews)
“great view” (2 reviews)
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Kaimon Kawashiri, Ibusuki 891-0602, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a nice mountain in a good shape. We were not too lucky and couldn't see the whole look of the mountain. The cloud was too thick. It seems I never have luck to see the important mountain in Japan. We didn't climb up...More

Thank cpcog
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, drove past only, if you come from Ibusaki way down east coast you cant see until almost upon it.. its breathtaking. Had a little cloud around top and almost blue sky.. looked like i was playing Zelda.. amazing.. will love to hike up one...More

Thank WatsonFamilyHK
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're lucky and there's little to no clouds at the top the view is amazing! There are stops on the trail on several locations that also have a great view, with likely little to no clouds blocking it. Bring good shoes and plenty of...More

Thank Ron T
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Must see if u can make some time to visit ibusaki, very beautiful place where you can find the sea with the mountain. Great spot to take a postcard photo from Cape Nagasakibana.

Thank kuru242
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Absolutely number one "must see" in Ibusuki. To go up the mountain takes around 2-3 hours. Perfect view/panorama for whole area around.

Thank Ligia F
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Three hours up. Three hours down. Fun trail. But, it's mid-high level for me. Not easy. - There are signs of 50%, 70%, ... - 50% point had a great view. It's much tougher from 70% point. So, going back at 50% isn't a bad...More

1  Thank JH L
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The mountain is small. It is just the shape of it that looks like Mount Fuji. The trees at the bottom of the mountain have started turning red, a sign that Autumn is setting in. We believe the mountain will look more spectacular in Oct...More

Thank MakHongKong
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

We were at the based camp (some sort of a park and also a starting point to register to enter the trails), and there are not much activities there probably due to low season. There are cart trail, camp sites and log house for mountain...More

2  Thank EddieLeungHK
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This volcano has not had an eruption since 885, and is most beautiful viewed from a distance, either at sunrise or sunset. If you want to trek to the top or around the 924 meter high volcano, be sure to bring solid boots and plenty...More

2  Thank henninghjuler
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Well it is very difficult to explain the beauty of Mt. Kaimondake. This is the last volcano of main land Japan. As this resemble Mt. Fuji this volcano is also known as Satsumafuji. Satsuma is old name of Kagoshima. For photographers a niche place for...More

Thank Muntasir A
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