Atop Mt Takao in west Tokyo on the second Sunday of March each year, witness the impressive spectacle that is fire-walking held..
Mount Takao (高尾山, Takaosan) is a mountain in the city of Hachiōji, in western Tokyo. It is protected within Meiji no Mori Takao Quasi-National Park. Standing 599 metres tall and located within an hour of downtown Tokyo, it is a popular hiking spot, with eight hiking courses and more than 2.5 million annual visitors. [Wikipedia]
The Beer Mount is a beer garden located on Mt. Takao in Tokyo. This all-you-can-eat and -drink feast is a summertime treat for hikers...
To the west of Tokyo, the autumn leaves of Mount Takao are celebrated each November with a month-long festival. Musical performances,..
Despite its remote location, thousands make the pilgrimage to Yakuoin, the temple at the top of Mt Takao, for New Year's. The..
At Japan's franchise Italian restaurant Cona, you don't have to worry about stress of choice depending on the price, s..
One particular Hachioji shop manages to set itself apart from the crowd, Niboshi Iwashi Ramen En (煮干鰮らーめん 圓), which ha..
Take your time trying a whole variety of Italian cuisines with affordable prices at Saizeriya in Tokyo, Kyoto and other cities in..
The Monkey Park and Wild Plant Garden at Mt. Takao are often overlooked by hikers. The Garden is especially lesser known, making..
Walk along the cultural and natural treasures of Tokyo from Mt. Takao to Mt. Mitake on the Tokyo area part of the Kanto Fureai no..
Take a day hike in Tokyo's west between Mt Takao and Mt Jimba. The total walk time is approximately 5.5 hours.