Mount Takao

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Related Events: Mt. Takao Autumn Leaves Festival
Mt. Takao Beer Mount
Japanese script: 高尾山
Area: Hachioji
Access: 2.5 km from Takaosanguchi Station Keiō Takao Line (KO53)
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Mount Takao

Popular, easy-to-access and easy-to-climb mountain on the west side of Tokyo. Topped with a temple, shrines, plenty of gift shops, eateries and other tourists—many of whom opt for the cable car rather than the hike to the top.