Mihara, Sera and Onomichi in Hiroshima Prefecture Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan #by Ms. Mana Fujii, Student of Junichii Azuma at Faculty of Gloabal Communication, Kobe Gakuin University, Japan
Mt. Fudekage #
Mt. Fudekage is about 311 meters high. It takes about 60 minutes to climb from the foot to the top. The scenery of a number of islands, viewed from the 311m height summit, is designated as Seto Inland Sea National Park. It is as beautiful as the scenery seen from the adjacent Ryuo Mountain which is known as the best view within the Seto region. On the slopes we can see 2,000 cherry trees every spring. In the town of Mihara Mihara, Japan , Hiroshima Prefecture, every schoolchild goes there for excursion.
Shinmai Festival #This Shinmai festival is dedicated to Ise Shrine, which is the most important shrine in Japan. It is famous for a large Daruma (or Dharama) doll, that weighs about 500 kilograms. Its height is 2.9 meters.
Sera Kogen Farm Sunflower festival #On October 1, 2004 the towns of Kōzan and Seranishi, both from Sera District, were merged into the expanded town of Sera. sera, Japan Nearby we can see views like in teh two pictures shown at Sera Kogen Farm from July to August. There are 1.1 million sunflowers. Some 40 km South of Sera is the city of Onomichi (see below).
Onomichi City #Onomichi(or Onomchi) Onomichi, Japan is some 80 km East of the center of Hiroshima, and a town with well over 100.000 people. This city is famous for its lanes with steps, that are often quite steep. Very often one can see a variety of cats. The city is also famous for its temple, but also has many other attractions, like an Arts Museum. The city facing the Inland sea was founded on April 1, 1898.