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馬ノ山 ・ Horse Mountain

2015.03.02 (Mon)

馬ノ山

Horse Mountain (Uma no Yama) is located at the northern end of the plains of the former town of Hawai. With an elevation of 107 meters, its viewing platform offers a beautiful panorama of Yurihama. Visitors can also experience the ancient burial ground, the Hawai Town Museum, and the Horse Mountain Park. This mountain is known as the site wheren General Motoharu Kikawa set up camp in defense against General Hideyoshi Hashiba, who used the nearby Mikanmuri Mountain as his post when he attack the area in 1581.

馬ノ山は羽合平野の北極に位置する標高107mの山で、展望台からの景観は絶景です。古墳群がありハワイ風土記館、馬ノ山公園などが整備されています。1581(天正9)年、羽柴秀吉の中国攻めの際、羽柴勢がお冠山に陣を構えたのに対し、吉川元春が、この馬ノ山に陣を構えた戦の舞台として有名です。

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