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Mount Mitake-san

Travel Guide - Mount Mitake-san


Mt. Mitake-san is in Ome city, in the western part of Tokyo. Among the mountains in Okutama area, Mt. Mitake-san is lower in elevation (929 meters in altitude), with well-maintained trails and use of cable car that links the foothills of the mountain to its summit, making it a safe choice for beginner climbers. The mountain and its surrounding area offers panoramic views of unspoiled nature. Its dense broadleaf forests, flowers blooming in season such as Azalea and Anemonopsis, refreshing greenery, fall foliage, and breathtaking scenery visible through the clear winter air make it hard to believe that this spot is just 90 minutes from central Tokyo.
Unique historical sites and religious buildings are other attractions that give added appeal to Mt. Mitake-san. Musashi Mitake-jinja Shrine at the top of the mountain is one such sight where visitors can admire the authentic form of Japanese religious architecture. Traditional events or practices such as Takigi-Kagura (Shinto dance performances by firelight) or meditation under a waterfall also take place year-round at Mt. Mitake-san.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours
  • Cable Car: 7:30 - 18:30


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes from JR Mitake Station by the bus bound for Cable-shita, and get off at the last stop. Transfer to a cable car at Takimoto Station, and get off at Mitakesan Station (6 minutes ride).

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • Mitakesan, Ome-shi, Tokyo, 198-0175


RockEastwood Outdoors @rockeastwood - 2019-06-25
New Video on @YouTube “RockEastwood Outdoors”
Hiking Mount Mitake #japan #japan2020… https://t.co/UazOkmG7wy
Adam Lynch @Leferia2 - 2019-06-23
Climbing Mount Mitake in Japan to the summit where the sacred shrine rests.

#hiking #travel #worldtravel #mist… https://t.co/qGioQfsfIY
JAPAN Forward @itsjapanforward - 2019-06-16
Koko Kayoko Baba, the 15th proprietress of Baba-ke Oshi Jutaku — a city girl who has found herself in a traditional… https://t.co/NFDVcgfjua
Allan Bautista (アラン) @xaver13 - 2019-06-15
It is worth my while.
#latepost✌ @ Mount Mitake https://t.co/aDQ0QqPJqh
Allan Bautista (アラン) @xaver13 - 2019-06-15
It is worth my while.
#latepost✌ @ Mount Mitake https://t.co/YG5lGjirXL
Randy LaVigne @chewelahboy - 2019-06-15
Spirited Away: A City Girl Makes Her Home at Mount Mitake
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Stefan @st3f4n - 2019-06-11
📍 Mount Mitake
📅 October… https://t.co/vmCmDSoXOO
Stefan @st3f4n - 2019-05-06
📍 Mount Mitake
📅 October… https://t.co/3hZz1D6q9i
Kaede 🌺 @KaedeAilys - 2019-05-04
Aah mount Mitake is great! Lots of green and pretty hiking routes. I even made it all the way up without using a si… https://t.co/gwYOmgKVLH
Lighthugger @Lighthugger1 - 2019-04-22
@panoramashibuya Looks great. Did you ride the cable car up mount Mitake?
KUBLA KHAN @_stardustmemory - 2019-04-20
maaaaan I could have easily taken the cable car halfway up Mount Mitake but my dumbass decided to hike my way up an… https://t.co/W8fxG7JpeD
Mr. Bill @toastcmu - 2019-04-16
A nice day at Mount Mitake today https://t.co/RABNaUgDiG
Mr. Bill @toastcmu - 2019-04-16
A nice day at Mount Mitake today https://t.co/RABNaUgDiG
M DERI LAKSAMANA @mderilaksamana - 2019-04-07
The flowers of Spring #sakura #welcomespring @ Mount Mitake https://t.co/W0gGaw7Cwv
☾ ✩ Mandible Arts ✩ ☽ @MandibleArts - 2019-04-03
I'm torn between three Mountains for Kumiko to reside.
Mount Mitake, Mount Yoshino, or Mount Haguro.
Which one!
MrJasnB @MrJasnB - 2019-03-29
Yesterday was our biggest travel day, went to see Kim’s aunt that lives on Mt Mitake. It was beautiful there, maki… https://t.co/98N3hijgxF
Tesslyn 🤖🌿 @artbytesslyn - 2019-03-27
@Fawnduu OOH ALSO! The hike going up Mount Mitake is gorgeous !! https://t.co/GqfPkB2aRa
Sarah Elenany @ELENANYclothing - 2019-03-14
Currently sitting on top of Mount Mitake in Japan drinking a hot can of coffee that came out of a vending machine.… https://t.co/PYJyzvqdri
Seigi Yogue @seigiyogue - 2019-02-17
🧗🏻‍♂️🏔🏔 @ Mount Mitake https://t.co/oVTHPbDpz9
rory @mrory - 2019-01-26
#hiking #mitake #mitakesan #tokyo #travel #iphone @ Mount Mitake https://t.co/OzcdZLplPL
rory @mrory - 2019-01-25
Hiking in Japan is really relaxing #hiking #mountains #mitake #mitakesan #ome #tokyo #japan #iphone… https://t.co/NcPXr8s0J0
manifesto rhyming @imrhyming247 - 2019-01-12
Day 12- unforgettable

#365daychallenge #friendshipgoals👭 #beatmaking #samplinghiphop #dronestagram… https://t.co/NXtUYQ8OJV
Kazimierz Tyrakowski @KazimierzT - 2018-12-27
@MarekKaminski Mount Mitake 💪
🗿シンセ⚡️女子🌸キラク🗿 @kiraku_synthboy - 2018-12-27
i went to mount mitake with @_primary_color and @4nt1r34l today ✨ https://t.co/iwNU5OqW52
Darin LeCount @nolalimonow - 2018-12-26
Visiting Lovely Mount Mitake https://t.co/C1gcDqInDE https://t.co/UTTuM92JsI
Binary Option Europe ❇️ @BinaryOptionEU - 2018-12-24
Visiting Lovely Mount Mitake https://t.co/yDSD4sx5jn https://t.co/N4CzMhihtr
Keirdre @keirdre - 2018-12-09
Hang on, I've changed my mind. Aubergine Man is clearly the hot favourite. @ Mount Mitake https://t.co/Koges922t4
Keirdre @keirdre - 2018-12-09
Well, we were all beaten in the end by both the mountain (and its 1091m of elevation gain in just 11km!) and this m… https://t.co/ecaSg4APQU
Keirdre @keirdre - 2018-12-09
Who's gonna win the race up Mt Mitake? Blue Ninja, Bare-Foot Man, or Let's Sandwich? My money is on Let's Sandwich.… https://t.co/BELovWbSeV
Fujio Miyachi @FUJIOMIYACHI - 2018-12-08
checked and marked for 19th Mount Mitake trail run.see you tomorrow morning!!


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