Mount Atago

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Mount Atago
Mount Atago

Mount Atago

Mount Atago (愛宕山) makes up one of the Tamba Mountains and is located to the north-west of Kyoto.

At a height of 924 metres the Atago Shrine can be found on its summit.12

A group of Tengu are said to live upon this mountains, the specific group of them known as the Tarobo Clan.3


1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.
2. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.
3. Yoda, H & Alt, M. (2008) “Yokai Attack: The Japanese Monster Survival Guide” Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd.

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