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Mt. Mitake, Ome

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A panoramic cable car offers rides to the top of Mt. Mitake, featuring a summit 929 m (3,048 ft) above sea level. Campers and hikers flock here to discover the mountain's rich plant and animal life. A well-maintained and easy-to-climb trail passes by an ancient shrine with a history spanning over 2,000 years. Step inside the shrine to see its treasure hall, displaying ancient samurai armor. Plan to visit Mt. Mitake during your Ome vacation using our convenient Ome trip itinerary builder site .
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  • Mid-11, a 4-year-old son take the first climb was. At 7 in the morning to take Okutama central line of holiday Express from Shinjuku to mitake station. In autumn at Shinjuku already without seats. Before leaving the gate in mitake station drop off tourists, took about 10 minutes. Long lines a funicular line also line a bus station toilet. The lovely location deserves to go still. (By the way, to the funicular visitor center is located near the bus stop next to the eleven, there is vacant, is off the beaten path. ) Is the cable car down the paved from ontake shrine approach. From the road into the rock garden seems to be trekking trails. With stepping stones across the Wadden Sea river climbing big rocks to children and flying to the ups and downs, my son a little adventure was a fantastic fun. Rock Garden was crowded in the period, but very beautiful and brought tea and snacks to eat was the best! I would like to go in the spring.
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  • 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 ea...  more »
  • Hiking in the fall foliage season. Elevation start from the 800 m is the point, shrine, falls and delicious Soba and the mountain than is recommended.
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