The Summit of Mt. Takao
At an altitude of 599m Mt. Fuji from the summit is superb!
The total altitude of Mt. Takao is 599m.
Although it is not a high mountain, you can enjoy the view of Mt. Fuji and other mountains of the Tanzawa mountain range from the observatory.
The top of the mountain is flat, this space is often crowded with many tourists on weekends and in the busy seasons.
At the center of the summit, there is the Takao Visitor Center , which provides information about the nature around Mt. Takao.
There are also several restaurants where you can eat and take out soba, oden, shaved ice, and beer.
There are also two restrooms with modern facilities, which can accommodate a large number of tourists.
The observatory at the end of the summit is also popular.
If you want to see Mt. Fuji, We recommend the morning when the sky is clear.
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The summit is a wide and open space.
However, busy seasons such as Golden Week and the autumnal season are crowded and there is no place to sit and eat.
The most popular is the observatory. Here you can see the mountains of Mt. Fuji and the Tanzawa Range.
Mt. Fuji as seen from the observatory. When the air is clear such as in autumn and winter it is easy to spot.
A new sign from 2015. It is popular for commemorative photography.
There is also a rest area with a roof.
There are some benches in the space down from the side of the observatory where you can take a break.
There are several restaurants on the mountaintop where you can buy food and drinks.
Takao Visitor Center was renewed in 2015. Learn more about Mt. Takao here!
The restroom next to Takao Visitor Center is clean. There is also a huge restroom just below the summit.