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A nice peaceful place to spend the day…away!

This was a very nice day trip, walking around and seeing nature at it's finest. We not only got to... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Frank B
Pensacola, Florida
Date with nature!

It was such an easy hike and at the same time had a breathtaking view. I would suggest to pack a... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
janani s
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This was a very nice day trip, walking around and seeing nature at it's finest. We not only got to see Mt. Mitake, but we also hiked along the Tama river, enjoying the beautiful scenery and waterways. Once the temp got up into the mid...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 12 June 2018

It was such an easy hike and at the same time had a breathtaking view. I would suggest to pack a picnic because there are a number of beautiful spots to sit and enjoy food with nature. It is also better to climb Mt. Mitake...More

Thank janani s
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Mitakesan while stationed in Japan. We have been exploring Tokyo here recently, and wanted a change of scenery. Mitakesan was exactly that! The mountain is accessible by cable car which is very clean and looks reliable. There is a small...More

Thank Chaise L
Reviewed 30 December 2017

It is still within the Tokyo, a hidden gem to be discovered. For those longing for peaceful nature, cold breeze, trekking, traditional Japanese Shinto shrine, this is for you! Accessible by JR Ome line to Mitake station, then by bus to Cable car station to...More

3  Thank adamtravel30
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Mt.Mitake is the sacred place in Okutama. It takes you about one hour from Takimoto to Mitake without riding the cable car. If you get on the cable car, you can go to the shrine and the rock garden easily. The shrine is calm and...More

1  Thank HiroakiK78
Reviewed 11 October 2017

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 LindieB2
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

18  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
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Sumit D
29 December 2016|
Response from HarukaS118 |
I can't recommend you so much to hike Mt.Mitake in December. Most people use a ropeway.I'll recommend to use it.
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Asha C
20 July 2015|
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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!