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Mt. Mitake

Ome, Tokyo Prefecture 198-0001, Japan
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Ranked #1 of 18 attractions in Ome
Type: Mountains
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Tiburon, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

went during fall season and it was gorgeous.. Nice atmosphere around mountains and forests, you can either take the cable car to go up and down or hike..

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Had been to Mitake-san in early May and trust me, the freshness in the air can literally be felt. The trails are amazing and surprises you with some of the breathtaking landscapes quite often. Please pack some eatables from Tokyo/Highway Pit-stops. There is a small store at the base station but can offer only the basic eatables. Hiking shoes necessary... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The hike to the shrine was along winding paved streets. From the shrine, many different levels of trails are available. You'll enjoy the forests and open vistas. It's an easy 1 hour train ride to Ome from Tokyo.

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Canberra
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Mitakesan is a wonderful day trip from Tokyo. Approximately 60km away, Mitake is a beautiful area of forests, mountains and clean, crisp air. Once you reach tiny Mitake station, you take the bus outside through the village and up (always up!) to the cable car base station. The walk from the top bus stop to the cable car station is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Last week, I climbed three of the peaks in the park during a strenuous day-hike with my friend, which began at the village of Kori (low altitude) and then took a relentless steep climb upwards. I didn't think I was at all unfit, but getting to the top of Mitake really took it out of me! Not for the faint-hearted,... More

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Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

This area has some lovely views, historic attractions and great walking tracks. It is an area of natural beauty with quite a historical past. The shrine on top of the mountain is referenced in history books as having connections with the Emperor Sujin way back in 97-30 BC. One of the best parts about this area is how close it... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I drove here from Fussa mid-week. Parking was ample, but on a weekend it could easily be packed. There is a decent gift shop at the bottom rail station and more up top, including several Japanese dining options. Although the information we had suggested there were many inns on the mountain, none catered to Americans and most... More

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East Coast of Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

Whether you're looking for a casual stroll or a strenuous workout, the trails of Mount Mitake offer fabulous scenery and adventure around every bend. If you want (or need) a day-long getaway from the madness of central Tokyo, without leaving Tokyo, Mitakesan is an excellent destination and a possibly less-crowded though more distant alternative to Mount Takao. Try to get... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

A small bunch of us sacrificed a day off to get away from the frenzy of downtown Tokyo, and headed to picturesque Mt Mitake. Located in Okutama region, the westernmost part of Tokyo, the mountain can be reached in less than two hours from Shinjuku in Metropolitan Tokyo. Besides being a popular shrine for the Japanese, Mount Mitake offers various... More

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