Entrance to the path to the Ropeway up Mount Misen.
Walking to Momijidani Station to catch the ropeway up to Shishiiwa Observatory on Mount Misen - Miyajima, Hatsukaichi, Japan.
Firehouse in Miyajima.
Fire truck ready to go.
Crossing the Momiji Bridge to enter the Momijidani Park and continue our walk.
View up the Momijidani River from the bridge.
Following us...deer crossing the Momiji Bridge...
Follow the stairs to continue up the path.
Passing by the Shinomiya Shrine on the way.
Getting our bearings. Well mapped out.
Or just follow the sign...
Hydrant...there are some very old wooden structures along this path.
Akathashi (Red Bridge).
A small falls on the Momijidani River at the Red Bridge.
Most people "carry in, carry out", but just in case...
Catching the circular ropeway at Momijidani Station.
Riding the circulating type ropeway from Momijidani Station to Kayatani Station on Mount Misen - Miyajima, Hatsukaichi, Japan.
Getting pretty high now.
Great views but you can't see where we started anymore.
Are we almost up?
Catching the funicular ropeway at Kayatani Station.
Riding the funicular ropeway from Kayatani Station to Shishiiwa Observatory on Mount Misen - Miyajima, Hatsukaichi, Japan.
Riding the funicular ropeway to the Shishiiwa Station..
View over Seto Inland Sea from the funicular.