“Mt. Noro” is recommended for mountain climbers.

Kure Hands-on Experience Spot of Interest

Mt. Noro (839 meters above sea level) is the highest mountain in Kure and has a nice view of the Seto Inland Sea National Park. From the “Kabuto Iwa Lookout”, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the islands in the Seto Inland Sea and the Shikoku Mountains in the distance. From spring to early summer, cherry blossoms, azaleas, hydrangeas, daffodils, and other flowers bloom, and visitors can enjoy them.  

Spring and autumn are recommended for mountain climbing. The “green course” mountain climbing map is recommended. In winter the road is sometimes frozen, so please use caution.

Wear comfortable clothing and shoes when mountain climbing.


*Transportation to Mt. Noro:

JR Akikawajiri station on JR Kure Line

50 minutes to “Mountain climbing Entrance”

100 minutes to “Kabuto Iwa Observation Deck”

5 minutes to “Noro Visitor Center(Rest Area)”


Address 5502-238 Itayasumi, Kawajiri cho, Kure city
Telephone 0823-70-5338