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Shinhotaka Ropeway

Address: Okuhidaonsengo Kansaka, Takayama 506-1421, Gifu Prefecture
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Ranked #3 of 56 Attractions in Takayama
Type: Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Take a bus from the Nohi bus center just beside Takayama train station. We took the pakage ticket at 6690yen which include bus fare to hirayu onsen and shinhotaka onsen, ropeway ticket to the top and back and if u have more time u may stop at some of the other onsen sites along the route, the bus fare part... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The bus ride up is so worth it. The scenery is stunning.. We got thick snow when we were there on 8Dec 2014. The snow was so pluffy!! We have such an amazing up there. The Alps is stunning too! Please visit this beautiful place

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Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

choose a clear day if you can. we bought voucher to be exchanged for the bus, ropeway tickets from the jtb agent next to the bus station and it costs jpy5150 /adult. the voucher has to be exchanged for bus tickets at nohi office before boarding the nohi bus. the bus will stop at many stops along the way. get... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Went up the ropeway on a cloudy day. Temperature was like -3 degree? Bought the bus ticket from the Nohi bus terminal and it took about 1hr 45mins to reach the base at 6690 yen/pax. Though we had checked the weather and knew that it was cloudy, but we hoped to see snow up there. True enough, up there it... More 

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Regina, Saskatchewan
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89 reviews 89 reviews
17 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had a half clear day and loved it. Took the local bus with coupon from the train station travel agent for bus, cable car and Hiram Onsen. We took bus in morning, rode the cable cars, hiked a bit then took bus to onsen for a hot soak. Wonderful day. Travel agent at station charged 5150 yen for the... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Shinhotaka Ropeway is touristy experience overall. Take a cable car that swoops from Station 1 to Station 2, then another from Station 2 to Station 3. We came from Takayama and bought the 3 day bus at the Takayama Nohi Bus Centre at 6690 yen which includes the bus fare from Takayama to Shinhotaka, the cable car return trip from... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Just one hour and forty five minutes nohi bus journey you could reach the Shin Hotaka Ropeway....and later (another 20 to 30 min for ropeway journey) seeing the majestic snowy mountain view, even in Spring time! It is an unforgetable trip to me and my travel partner. There are few options of bus trip packages...the one we bought was from... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is a place that no one should miss while in Japan. We bought a bus ticket to this place at the tourist information counter. It was a package that covers a ride to the alps by the double ropeway and entrance pass to the on sen. It was a good bargain as it was about 60% of the normal... More 

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Oakland, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

You definitely get nice views of the alps from the top of the Ropeway but it's a bit touristy and it seems more rewarding to view the alps from Kamikochi area where you have the Taisho pond...not sure if the ropeway was worth the price...I think in hindsight I would have skipped it and saved the money.

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Singapore, Singapore
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Purchase a 3 days unlimited ticket @ Nohi-bus center @ 6690 Yen per pax. we took the earliest bus @ 7.00am Including 1. unlimited ride of roundtrip bus ticket from takayama to shinhotaka ropeway 2. 1 time roundtrip ropeway ticket 3. 1 time admission to Hirayu Onsen + 1 drinks + 1 snack ( Oiishi donut !!..) it was the... More 

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