Mount Nokogiri

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Mount Nokogiri (鋸山, Nokogiriyama) is a mountain on Chiba's Boso Peninsula, known for its saw-like appearance, jagged cliffs and unique rock formations. Although it was previously a stone quarry, the mountain is now home to a popular lookout deck and the Nihon-Ji temple complex.



Kyonan, Awa District, Chiba 299-1901, Japan (Directions)


Mount Nokogiri is accessible by either driving, or by taking the Nokogiriyama Ropeway (about ¥950 round-trip), which is a short walk from Hama-Kanya Station on JR’s Uchibo Line.

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