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Mt. Atago

Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8458, Kyoto Prefecture
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A variety of ways up and down sacred Atago

I hiked Atago in July of 2017 and several times in the 2000's. The basics are that you need to ride... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Matt H
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Waxhaw, North Carolina
Sacred mountain in Kyoto

I'm a Kyoto local and finally made the hike up Atago-san. Every new year, there is a pilgrimage up... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
KyotoKya
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Kyoto, Japan
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19 Jun 2017
“A variety of ways up and down sacred Atago”
23 Jul 2016
“Sacred mountain in Kyoto”
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Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8458, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

I hiked Atago in July of 2017 and several times in the 2000's. The basics are that you need to ride bus 72 from Kyoto station from 7-9AM. Ride the bus to it's final stop at Kiyotaki, and walk down the road. Eventually there will...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

I'm a Kyoto local and finally made the hike up Atago-san. Every new year, there is a pilgrimage up this mountain. They say that climbing it gets rid of your accumulated bad karma! It's the tallest mountain in Kyoto, and a great climb. The view...More

3  Thank KyotoKya
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