Mount Takao – Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Mount Takao – Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Mount Takao is a mountain in the city of Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan. It is protected within Meiji no Mori Takao Quasi-National Park. Standing 599 metres tall and located within an hour of downtown Tokyo. It is a popular spot, with a funicular railway, hiking trails and a Buddhist temple.

Mount Takao is now the most popular tourist attraction. There are many reasons, but here are the most important ones.

First of all, it is close to central Tokyo and can be reached in an hour.

The second is the season of autumn leaves, and you can see beautiful autumn leaves.

The third is that you can climb a mountain with abundant mountain climbing courses.

The fourth is to be able to worship with all your heart.

Today, I would like to introduce you to a trip to Mount Takao in fine autumn weather.

Video Source: Mount Takao/Tokyo Tourism Series.高尾山 紅葉 from MIU-eri on Youtube CC BY

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