Mount Takao

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Mount Takao
Highest point
Elevation599 m (1,965 ft)
Coordinates35°37′31″N 139°14′37″E / 35.62528°N 139.24361°E / 35.62528; 139.24361
Mount Takao is located in Japan
Mount Takao
Mount Takao
Easiest routeChairlift or Funicular & Hiking

Mount Takao (高尾山, Takao-san) is a mountain in Japan. It is 50 km from the center of Tokyo. It is in Meiji no Mori Takao Quasi-National Park.[1]

In 1927, Mount Takao was named one of the 100 Landscapes of Japan which best showed Japan and its culture in the Shōwa period.[2]

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The city of Hachiōji, Tokyo is at the base of Mount Takao.

Mount Takao is 599 metres (1,965 ft) above sea level.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1., Takaosan (Mount Takao). Retrieved 2012-3-27.
  2. Japan Ministry of the Environment, 日本八景(昭和2年)の選定内容 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2012-3-30.
  3. Hohmann, Skye. "Memories of Mount Takao," Archived 2012-04-27 at the Wayback Machine Japan Times. November 20, 2011. Retrieved 2012-3-27.

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