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Mt. Takao

#540 of 1,313 things to do in Kyoto
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Umegahata Kawanishicho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8292, Kyoto Prefecture
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Everyone climbs the mountain

Easy access by train but go early. So many people we could barely move and there was a massive... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Maureen T
High Recommended but needs stamina

Three temples are located in the middle of mountain and one should climb up from the road next to... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
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27 Nov 2016
“Everyone climbs the mountain”
4 Nov 2016
“High Recommended but needs stamina”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Umegahata Kawanishicho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8292, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Easy access by train but go early. So many people we could barely move and there was a massive queue to ascend one area (the only way to the top) so we gave up and came down. There were even more people still ascending as...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Three temples are located in the middle of mountain and one should climb up from the road next to the river and down. After visiting three temples, my iphone health indicated that I climb up and down equal to 85 stories !! But definitely worth...More

Thank gehararigo
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Takao is a mountainous area of Northern Kyoto. One hour bus(JR bus) ride from Kyoto station. The one way ticket costs 520 yen, but you can get a round-trip ticket at Kyoto Bus Ticket Center, and it costs only 800 yen. The JR bus runs...More

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