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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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  • It is accessible even for beginners and children. Since the weather was nice, climbed while sweating, feel good. Ropeway is not confident in the strength.
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  • 1/21. 90 minutes from downtown by car. Feel the budget is less than 1000 m above sea level, 9-year-old and 6-year-old climbing along with the children. There are a number of courses, athletic kids, so you have chosen Baiyun bridge course tsukubasan shrine from. Start out the climb while followed by wood columns. Fine replied in the physical body. More tree roots and rocks, gradually changing to the natural way. The children enjoyed athletic. Snow fell the day before and climb further has emerged. Say for beginners, but not sweet. Thermometers are placed here and there signs was 0 degrees (climbing experience is about 15 degrees) shows the temperature. Wear work gloves, sneakers is OK, but around the Summit is a few cm of snow, came the dangerous rock covered with snow. But there are other climbers, there is peace of mind. Also, there was moment below the weather was very good, but takes a occasionally clouds in Summit, take the snow, snowstorm. I thought that is to be reckoned with. Expected as a parent going down going down the mountain on the cable car, the kids "want to go walking! "That, so thought the Muscovite bridge course Rocky, with dangerous descents, so chose Miyuki-month basic course home. Miyuki-month basic course without snow cover, small rocks relatively friendly staff. After all, in cub was climbing snow effects took 5 hours (including lunch). Lower body exercise became more rattled. Mental fatigue also came as the children are safely shimoyama, he learned climbing enjoyment and rigors. Ali's top seasons of spring and fall are very much like Nice, this time without bugs, so don't worry yourselves. However, kindest carelessness is a taboo.
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  • It is a nice and really easy walk to do especially if you take the cable car. From the cable car you can walk to 1 pick then the other and come within an hour if you are experienced. There is nice vie...  more »