The Omine-san is a sacred mountain in the Nara Prefecture. It is part of the Kii Mountain Range and the Yoshino Kumano Nationalpark. Its highest summit, known as Hakkyogatake, is the tallest mountain within the Nara Prefecture.
It has been designated as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site under the name "Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range".
The temple Ominesanji is located at the top of the mountain, it is the headquarter of the Shugendo sect of Japanese Buddhism. The Omine-san is one of the 100 famous Japanese mountains.
Japan 1949, Omine–san.
The stamp was issued in sheets of 20 stamps and in the souvenirsheet "Yoshino Kumano Nationalpark".