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View from Mt.Masui in Himeji
Japan

This is a view from the summit of Mt.Masui (259.0 m / 850 ft.).

You can reach here in 15 minutes on foot from Zuiganji temple that is located 550 m / 1800 ft. to the northwest of the summit.

This area is popular among hikers and mountain bikers.

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Caricate: 08/01/2012
Aggiornato: 25/04/2014
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