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The shrine on Mount Mitake
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The shrine on Mount Mitake

Mount Mitake (御岳山 mitakesan) is a mountain in Tokyo, Japan. It stands 929 meters tall. On the mountain is a Shinto shrine. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (900x600, 79 KB) The Mitake-san near Tokyo is a holy mountain with a colorful shrine on top. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (900x600, 79 KB) The Mitake-san near Tokyo is a holy mountain with a colorful shrine on top. ... View of Tokyos Shibuya district Long a symbol of Tokyo, the Nijubashi Bridge at the Kokyo Imperial Palace. ... The metre (Commonwealth English) or meter (American English) (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ... A torii at Itsukushima Shrine Shinto (神道 Shintō) (sometimes called Shintoism) is a native religion of Japan and was once its state religion. ... A Jinja (Japanese: 神社) is a Shinto shrine including its surrounding natural area but it is more common to refer to buildings as a jinja. ...


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Mount Mitake (御岳山 mitakesan) is a mountain in Tokyo, Japan.
Mount Mitake (Mitakesan) is one of the many highlights of the Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park, which covers more than 1250 square kilometers of forested mountains, hills, gorges and some rural towns in the prefectures of Yamanashi, Saitama, Nagano and Tokyo.
It is located on the Southern Honshu Island and is the highest mountain in Japan, rising to 12,388 feet (3,776 m) near the Pacific coast in Yamanashi and Shizuoka ken, 100 km west of Tokyo, with the apex broken by a cone-shaped crater 610 m (2000 ft) in diameter.
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