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Mt. Mitake

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Address: Mitakesan, Ome 198-0175, Tokyo Prefecture
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Lots to do for all fitness levels and ages

A great day out from Tokyo just 90 minutes by JR train to Mitake. The transport connections are well timed and at no point did we feel rushed. The bus to the cablecar station... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great day out from Tokyo just 90 minutes by JR train to Mitake. The transport connections are well timed and at no point did we feel rushed. The bus to the cablecar station takes around 10 mins, 280 yen. Then the cablecar to the top of the mountaing is another 6 minutes, 590 yen. Very cool ride! At the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

A short journey from Tokyo but feels worlds apart. A beautiful place to visit. The trails to temples, shrines, waterfalls and look-outs are great - lots of stunning views. Highly recommend a visit if you appreciate the outdoors and nature.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Beautiful view - you can see the pretty scenery and villages surrounding the mountain. The hike up may be tiring for those not used to it, but the village at the top is a very nice reward! There is also a lift for those not wishing to hike.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Mt Mitake is a reasonable day trip from Tokyo. I took the Chou Rapid service from Shinjuku and it went thru to Ome. I then transferred to the Ome line to Mitake Station. If you want to see the plum blossom you could get off at Hindatawada Station for Yoshino Plum Park. Getting off at Mitake I walked left from... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I visited Mt Mitake on a day trip from Tokyo in November 2015. We took the JR Chuo Line from Shinjuku to Tachikawa, then the Itsukaichi line to the end of the line: Musashi-Itsukaichi. We picked up water, pork buns and onigiri at the kombini at the station were walking by 10:30am. We walked through the picturesque... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

We came here for the autumn foliage and stayed the night on the mountain at a Japanese family-run inn. A very scenic and peaceful getaway! We combined it with a day in Okutama, which has even better autumn leaves. From Mitake Station, the bus stop to the cable car is to the left up the street. Because the bus was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place! About 2 hrs by train from Tokyo, but quite simple to get there. When you get to Mitake station take a bus to the gondola and I would recommend taking the gondola up to the halfway point. Definitely check out the waterfalls as they are the highlight in my opinion. I highly recommend this as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Went here by invitation of a friend. I took the train from Nakano and I only needed to change once to reach the place. Worth seeing and it was easy to access. dont think that it is a real hiking,we can reach half of the peak by cable car and then enjoyed some scenic view ( including Tokyo skytree from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Mt. Mitake is a train ride west of Tokyo, not difficult to get to and a gateway to great hikes and scenic views. I was lucky enough to visit during the cherry blossoms and it was amazing! If you want to escape from the hustle of the city, just go. There is a tram to take to the top of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed on the mountain for 2 nights at komadori sanso. There are so many beautiful sights to see and clear fresh mountain air. There is a walk that takes about 2/2.5hrs that guides you through some beautiful waterfalls. If you are not a seasoned hiker, I would still highly recommend this walk. Just take a water bottle and some... More 

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