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Mount Takao
高尾山
Mount Takao 20051023.jpg
Elevation 599 m (1,965 ft)
Location
Hachiōji, Tokyo, Honshū, Japan Japan
Coordinates 35°37′31″N 139°14′37″E / 35.62528°N 139.24361°E / 35.62528; 139.24361Coordinates: 35°37′31″N 139°14′37″E / 35.62528°N 139.24361°E / 35.62528; 139.24361
Climbing
Easiest route Chairlift 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.

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

Geography

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

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

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