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Celebrate Mount Takao’s Earthly Delights

Museum Mountains Mount Takao Great Outdoors Tokyo Greater Tokyo

Merely an hour’s ride from metropolitan Tokyo, the scenic slopes of Mount Takao have earned it an impressive three stars from the famous Michelin Guide.

Visitors curious to learn more about all the animals and bugs that they come across during their hikes up the mountain can satisfy their curiosity at its foot, where the Takao 599 Museum—opened in August 2015—welcomes visitors with an exciting array of exhibitions, as well as a well-pruned lawn complete with avant-garde benches, a terrace and a café.

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