The Japan Alps and the North Chubu Coast Sights

Mitsuke-jima (Mitsuke Island)

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Published 12/10/2015

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Just south of the village of Suzu is a dramatic offshore rock formation called Mitsuke-jima, a huge wedge of rock topped with lush vegetation, connected to the shore with a pebbly path popular with lovers. It is said that Buddhist priest Kobo Daishi gave it the nickname of Gunkan-jima, or Battleship Island, because it resembles a warship sailing to attack.

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Mitsuke-Jima, Suzu, Ishikawa-ken, Japan

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Published 12/10/2015


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