In the past, Kobo Daishi designated Mitaki as a sacred place, known for beautiful nature every season. The name of Mitaki-dera (temple) come from the three waterfalls (mitaki in japanese) that can be found inside this place.

Situated deep inside the mountain, you can find there many stone images of Buddhas, literary monuments, and atomic bomb memorial monuments, etc., Also walking while listening to the sound of the waterfall will heal your heart.

Moreover, in the inside the temple's property, there is a vermilion two-storied pagoda, which is recognized as an important cultural property of the prefecture. There is also a wooden seated statue of Amida Nyorai inside the pagoda, which is an important cultural property of the country.


Guide organization name/representative name
Tourism Assistant Hiroshima

Introduction of guide implementation organizations
It is a volunteer organization that is voluntarily managed by people who sincerely love Hiroshima, and has been guiding Shukkeien and Peace Memorial Park since its inception in May 2002.

Contact phone number
TEL 090-1688-4932 or 090-2297-5305 (9:30 ~ 16:30 excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)

The total distance of the course

Meeting date
The fourth Saturday of every month (*However, if you apply for more than 5 people, we can respond to the desired date and time if the guide is convenient)

Time required
Approx. 2 hours 30 minutes

Meeting time

Meeting place
JR Kabe Line Mitaki Station

Dismissing time
12 o'clock

Dismissing place
JR Kabe Line Mitaki Station

20 people (minimum number of participants 5)

Participation fee
500 yen per person (including insurance premiums and material fees.)

This is why this tour is nice !
It is said that Kobo Daishi said “This is a very sacred place,” and Mitaki became blessed with beautiful nature. If you take a walk while listening to the sound of the waterfall, your spirit will be healed.

Application deadline
As a general rule, apply at least 1 week in advance

Those who wish, we can guide you to th “Nisshoen Ruins” and “Shinran Shonin Statue Ruins” as an option.

Spots to visit

1. Seiganji
2. Mitaki-dera two-storied pagoda
3. Komagataki
4. Garden of Fudaraku (Bon'on Falls)
5. Magaibutsu group
6. The main hall of Mitaki-dera
7. Yumei Falls

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