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Mt. Mitake

Mitakesan, Ome 198-0175, Tokyo Prefecture
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A funicular railway runs with a very step slope.

Mitake Tozan Railway is a company which runs a traditional cable car line that was built in 1927... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tokyo, Japan
Lovely tall trees

The tall trees at Mount Mitake were really exceptionally stunning. I also enjoyed the cable car... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Lindie B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Mitakesan, Ome 198-0175, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mitake Tozan Railway is a company which runs a traditional cable car line that was built in 1927. The funicular line runs from the lower station, Takimoto; el 408m, which is in the middle of Mt. Mitake, to the mountain, upper station, Mitakesan; el 831m,...More

Thank DrJayMic
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The tall trees at Mount Mitake were really exceptionally stunning. I also enjoyed the cable car ride up the mountain. On the ride back, the cable car driver made funny comments and treated the ride like a radio program. The restaurants were fewer than I...More

Thank Lindie B
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Mount Mitake is about 950 meters above sea level. It can be reached by subway and bus within 2,5 hours from Shinjuku Station (by JR Chuo Line and Ome Line). The cable car cost JPY 1,300 (round trip). I suggest go here during autumn (late...More

Thank Andreas J
Reviewed 4 January 2017

After a few days in crowded Tokyo, we relished the chance to escape to the mountains to do a bit of hiking, and to walk off all the goodies we had eaten the last couple of days. We started the hike at the cable car...More

12  Thank innocia
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Went from Tokyo, took JR until Mitake Station (around 90min), then a bus (10min, it departs right from Mitake Sta to where you take the lift up to the mountain), then the lift (around 5min). Then we started to go up, soon you will arrive...More

2  Thank Stéphanie Y
Reviewed 27 June 2016

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...More

6  Thank wanderlust_rambler
Reviewed 25 April 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.

3  Thank Liz C
Reviewed 18 March 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...More

2  Thank Sumonturtle
Reviewed 8 March 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...More

4  Thank Sriver
Reviewed 25 November 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...More

6  Thank Andy M
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Asha C
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Response from Sailgirl62 | Reviewed this property |
About and hour and a half but it all depends on where in Tokyo you start!