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Top of Mt. Kobotoke-Shiroyama(670m)
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Mt. Kobotoke-shiroyama is one of the popular hiking spot near Tokyo. The mountain is near Mt. Takao, which has been selected as a three-star sightseeing spot on the Michelin's guide. Wonderful view can be enjoyed from here. There are a huge antenna of NTT and a mountain coffee shop.

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