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Mount Tsukuba, Tsukuba
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Hike up Mount Tsukuba and marvel at the views. The mountain features two peaks, Nyotai and Nantai, both reaching a height of 870 m (2,854 ft). Uniquely, the mountain's landscape consists of granite and gabbro, thus its nickname, the "Purple Mountain." One of the oldest shrines in the country sits on the mountainside, housing a deity of harmony and matchmaking for married couples. Expect a moderately challenging climb; alternatively, hop on the cable car that connects the shrine to the peak of Nantai. Take a break at the rotating restaurant, featuring far-reaching views of open fields and the city. For Mount Tsukuba and beyond, use our Tsukuba trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Tsukuba vacation.
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  • The night view from the Mt. Tsukuba is clean. You won't catch me, but limited aerial tramway was driving at night, so also the is you want to take a chance.
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  • This time is in the midst of autumn leaves. Also when you go the seasons will change the look of Mt. Tsukuba. However, so far climbed to near the Summit after winter snows, could see test of the most spectacular waterfall. 10-minute attention.
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  • Leaves for labor Thanksgiving Day, I went to Mt. Tsukuba. Near the Summit of the peak especially a person many jam, too. Descend or climb has been struggling. I packed an extra flight put me out bus also.
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