Takaosan (高尾山 / Mt.Takao) is a mountain of 599 m above sea level in Hachioji city, Tokyo.
It is a popular mountain where many tourists and climbers visit throughout the year because it is close to the city center of Tokyo.
There are 8 climbing routes of Mt.Takao in all.
We introduce the most standard "Omotesando course".
It is 54 minutes from Shinjuku station by Keio-Line (limited express).
Very affordable with 390 yen for one way!
we will glad you when refered in sight-seeing.
If you go only to Takaosan (Mt.Takao), it is profitable if you buy "Takaosan round trip ticket" 1380 yen!
Round trip ticket between 'cable car' and 'Echo Lift (Chair lift)' and 'Keio Line' is included.
Takaosanguchi Station (高尾山口駅) front. Proceed to the right of this tourist information board.
Will arrive at "Kiyotaki Station (清滝駅)" in about 3 minutes.
!! Take a brochure at Takaosanguchi Station (高尾山口駅) or "Kiyotaki Station (清滝駅).
These are few part of many 'Takaosan (Mt.Takao)' photos.
Kiyotaki Station (清滝駅). The cable car arrives and departs at 15 minute intervals. It is operated in 6 minutes one way.
On the right side of Kiyotaki Station (清滝駅) is the "Sanroku Station (山麓駅)" of Echo Lift (Chair lift).
The echo lift (chair lift) is a two-seater, 12 minutes each way.
The echo lift (chair lift) on a sunny day is very pleasant!
The arrival station of Echo lift is "Sanjo Station (山上駅)" altitude 462 m. Cable car station "Takaosan station (高尾山駅)" Altitude 467 m.
Let's walk behind the Japanese nearby!
Kasumi-dai viewing platform (かすみ台展望台). Altitude 481 m.
Monkey Park and Wild Plant Garden (高尾山さる園/野草園).
Admission : 400 yen for adults and 200 yen for children.
A large cedar of 500 years old, whose base can be seen as an octopus' leg.
Next to large cedar is an octopus statue.
It is said that if you stroke the octopus' head and pray, you become popular.
Entrance of "Takaosan Yakuōin Temple (高尾山薬王院)" "Joshin-mon gate (浄心門)".
This place the middle point of the "Omotesando course".
The Jinpendo (神変堂). Let's pray that you can go up to the summit safely.
The Sando (参道 / approach to Japanese temple) to the Yakuōin Temple (薬王院).
The stairs on the left side is "Otoko-zaka Hill (男坂)". It is 108 steps of 'stone stairs'.
* Otoko-zaka Hill (男坂) = Man's slope
The slope of the front is "Onna-zaka (女坂)". It is a gradual slope.
Onna-zaka (女坂) = Women's slope.
There are many "statues of the child (童子像)" in the street (looking up).
Gongen-chaya (権現茶屋). It is a confluence point between Otoko-zaka Hill (男坂) and Onna-zaka (女坂).
The photograph was taken from 2016 to 2017.
The Yakuōin Temple (薬王院) is amazing!
[HACHIOJI] Takaosan (高尾山)
- Address : Hachioji-shi, Tokyo
- Phone : 042-664-7872 (Takao Visitor Center)
- Time ： Always
- Admission fee : Free
- Access : From Shinjuku Station...
Shinjuku Station --- (Keio-Line limited express train / for '高尾山口行') --- Takaosanguchi Station