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Mount Takao

Japan, Takaocho, Hachioji City, Tokyo Prefecture 193-0844

Mount Takao, which belongs to Hachioji City, Tokyo, is located about 50 kilometers southeast of the Kanto Mountains, from the center of Tokyo. Takao is a Japanese mountain located in Hachioji, Tokyo, and one of the most visited mountains in Tokyo. At the foot of Mt. Takao, from Kiyotaki Station to Mt. Takaosan Station on the hillside, there is a cable car that runs up about 1,000 meters. You can easily reach the middle of Mt. Takao in about 6 minutes while looking out over the nature of Mt. Takao. On Mt. Takao, there is a legend about Tengu, a monster that appears in the mountains. This legend, combined with the nature and atmosphere of Mt. Takao, is an attractive factor for those who are interested in mountain worship and yokai. While climbing Mt. Takao, there are also shops that sell goods and food with Tengu images. In addition, there are places where tengu monuments and sculptures are installed on the summit.

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  • Keio Line: Shinjuku ⇔ Takaosanguchi fastest 47 minutes Chuo Line: Shinjuku ⇔ Takao Special Rapid 44 minutes, Rapid 58 minutes *From Takaosanguchi Station on the Keio Line, it is a 5-minute walk to the cable car platform and Kiyotaki Station.
Language 日本語
Last Update : 2023.06.02   MATCHA MCM Editorial Department

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