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 Buddhisttemple, 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.
Categories: Japan geography stubs | Mountains of Japan | Tokyo Yamanote Line, Tokyo JR Yamanote Line train in Tokyo, Japan Above Yurakucho in Tokyo East Japan Railway Company (東日本旅客鉄道 Higashi-Nihon Ryokyaku Tetsudo or JR東日本; JR Higashi-Nihon) is a Japanese private railroad company, one of the seven JR companies. ... Commuter train on Chuo Line at Tokyo Station The Chuo Main Line (中央本線), commonly called the Chuo Line, is one of the trunk lines of JR, the intercity rail group in Japan. ... The Keio Electric Railway (京王電鉄 Keio Dentetsu) is a private railway in Tokyo, Japan. ...
Snow-capped Mount Fuji (3776m) is the tallest and most famous mountain in Japan.
The religious importance Mount Fuji in Shintoism was such that women were banned from climing it until 1872, when the Meiji government lifted the ban to avoid Western criticism at Japan's first World Exposition in 1877.
Mount Fuji can be ascended all year round, but winter months can get very cold and are only for experienced mountaineers.
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