Mt. Oe is one of Miyazu`s most famous mountains. It is also a site from which “the sea of clouds” (unkai) can be seen on clear autumn days. The mountain is also a good place to take a drive on an autumn day to enjoy the fall scenery and changing leaves.
The mountain is also home to the “Tango Oni Museum”. An Oni is a mythical creature similar to an ogre which often makes an appearance in Japanese folklore and childrens` stories. There are many Oni legends involving Mt. Oe. If you`re interested in Japanese folklore and legends, the museum is a perfect place to learn and explore the folklore aspect of Japanese culture.
The mountain also used to have a skiing facility but it is now closed.
|Spot Name||Mt. Oe|
|Address||京都府与謝町・福知山市・宮津市 [ Map ]|
|Opening Hours||Open all hours|
Amanohashidate Tourism Association