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  4. Mt. Kamuriki (Obasute-Yama)(EN)

Mt. Kamuriki (Obasute-Yama)

Historical Site [non-registered]

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Legendary Locale

1,252m tall mountain located on the left bank of the Chikuma River.
Known throughout history as Obasute-yama, the legendary mountain where old people were carried to be thrown away, it gained fame through being referenced in a classic poem.
During the Edo Period a shrine dedicated to the god Tsukiyomi no Mikoto was built on the summit.
(Location: Left Bank of the Chikuma River)