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Encyclopedia > Mount Takao

Mount Takao (高尾山 takaosan) is a mountain in the city of Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan. Standing 599 m tall, it is a popular hiking spot. A Buddhist temple, Takaosan Yakuōin Yūkiji, is located on the mountain. Hachiōji (八王子市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan, about 40 km west of the center of Tokyo. ... Tokyo (東京; Tōkyō  listen, literally eastern capital), is located in the Kanto region on the island of Honshu in Japan. ... Official language Japanese Capital Tokyo Largest City Tokyo Emperor Akihito Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 60th 377,835 km² 0. ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) The metre is the basic unit of length in the International System of Units. ... Statues of Buddha such as this, the Tian Tan Buddha statue in Hong Kong, remind followers to practice right living. ... The word temple has different meanings in the fields of architecture, religion, geography, anatomy, and education. ...


There is a local rumor, especially amongst young adults, where couples who climb Mount Takao will separate shortly therafter.


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