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Address: Okuhidaonsengo Kansaka, Takayama 506-1421, Gifu Prefecture

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Great snowing walking experience in late April

The highlight of this attraction in my opinion is not the ride on ropeway 1 or 2 but the scenery at the top of ropeway 2. Many people are packed into each cable car to get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

The highlight of this attraction in my opinion is not the ride on ropeway 1 or 2 but the scenery at the top of ropeway 2. Many people are packed into each cable car to get everyone to the top and most people need to stand up. We saw a fantastic school band perform on a Saturday at the top... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Actually it is pronounced "Shin-Hodaka" . It is really worth visiting but only on a perfectly fine day. I also suggest your taking the first bus, at 07:00, from Takayama JR station bus terminal because during the lunch time the cable car is filled with the tourists from all over the world. If you take an early cable car you... More 

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Tasmania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We were lucky enough to have a perfectly clear day for our visit to the Shinhotaka Ropeway, our tour guide changed our itinerary to make sure the visit was worthwhile. The first cable car can get quite crowded as it is smaller than the second. The view from the top viewing platform was amazing with the snow covered mountains and... More 

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Doha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I took a gamble on the cloud clearing at the top but unfortunately it didn't so there wasn't the spectacular view I'd hoped to see. Everything else about the attraction was fine and seemed very well maintained and safe.

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Hobart, Australia
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12 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were lucky to visit the ropeway on a beautiful clear day. It is quite amazing how many people can be packed into the first leg of the ropeway. The second stage is much better due to the cars being larger and double decker. The views are wonderful and there was fun tobogganing after the first stage and walking around... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The ropeway is split into two instead of a continous cablecar ride like the one on Sentosa Singapore, for example, so you have separate stations for traveling between the lowest level to the middle, and another for going between the middle and the highest level. I bought a three-day Nohi bus pass, from the Nohi bus terminal next to JR... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Lower ropeway is not operational, there is a shuttle service to Ropeway 2 that operates till 2:40pm. Make sure you arrive before this, we didn't catch the last trip, waited for the return bus instead.

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Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We went to the JTB office near the station intending to buy tickets the first week of February. The JTB lady explained that JTB was not selling tickets at that time because there had been an accident on the lower ropewa (with one person injured?) And the cause hadn't been determined.The upper ropeway was still open. I have been unable... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Check weather one day before. I checked the weather with JTB travel in Takayama. Get the package from them including all bus trip to via Hirayu, Shin Hokata, Takayama for 2 days @ 5150yen. This is the highlight of my entire trip in Kansai. Try to find time here when the weather is good n clear.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I was undecided on whether to visit Tokyo or Nagoya as it was an impromptu trip with little time for research. Tokyo would be easy to navigate but a recommendation by a fellow forumer on the Shinhotaka Ropeway popped up and that sealed the deal to travel to Nagoya instead! When you enter both ropeways, try facing backwards and you... More 

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