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Address: 597-8 Kusanagi Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka 424-0886, Shizuoka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 54-334-2026
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Take the ride to the top

What a hoot this ride was. Not only did it offer the great adventure of the cable car trip up the side of the steep mountain and the amazing views at the top of this extraordinary... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2014
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Fujieda, Japan
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20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This rope way connects two sightseeing spots, Nihondaira and Kunozan Toshogu shrine. Though the ride takes 5 minutes only, you can enjoy the view around the car. If you can understand Japanese, you may also enjoy the explanation by the guide in the car. Even in the fog, the view from the car was gorgeous! I heard the best season... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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129 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Brief but quite spectacular! I am terrified of heights but I felt quite safe and the view is so spectacular, I quite forgot to be scared! Have your camera at the ready because it doesn't take very long at all, perhaps a couple of minutes but that is all. Enjoy!

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NSW
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

What a hoot this ride was. Not only did it offer the great adventure of the cable car trip up the side of the steep mountain and the amazing views at the top of this extraordinary part of Japan, but it also features the hilariously macabre tale of the bunny and the racoon - too unusual to explain in this... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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112 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We paid 1000 yen for the ropeway to view Mt Fuji but could not view it. Entrance to shrine and museum need additional entrance fee. So we did not enter. We were happy that a staff at the counter can speak excellent English. That make our day.

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I think it was bus number 42 at the Shizuoka station. There is a help shack at the station that will give you a map and point you to the right bus. They speak enough English if you do not speak Japanese. A short 30 minute ride and you are at Nihon Daira Ropeway. I cannot recall the cost, but... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Visited today and found a lack of reliable information for the non-Japanese speaker about getting there and what is actually there when you do get there. Hopefully this information will be useful for others. The Nihondaira viewing area is at the top of a winding road up the mountain, and consists of several viewing areas from where you have spectacular... More 

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Singapore
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Took the ropeway to Nihondaira after visiting the Toshogu located at the top of Kunozan. It was a short 10-15 minute ride and the view from the cable car was great. A lady in the cable car was explaining about the view in Japanese which I could not understand. It was unfortunately cloudy when we reached Nihondaira and Mount Fuji... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

I went to Nihondaira which locates at the top of one mountain by Bus no. 42 from Shizuoka station. Then I took a cable car (rope way as it is called locally) down to Kunosan Toshogu Shrine. After walking around and taking pictures I went down 1159 steps on another side of the foothill. Punctuality of all Japanese is noticed... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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100 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

At first, I thought it was stupid. A tramway down to your destination seemed rather odd to me, but getting there (by bus-which runs every 30-35 minutes from JR main station) I realized how. The place is a belvedere. Nihondaira Plateau exists only to give the visitor a chance to see one of the most wonderful sights of Mt. Fuji... More 

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Tokai, Japan
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133 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

Probably the first aerial tramway I've ever seen that takes you DOWN to your destination. Views are nice, particularly on a clear day, and the shrine at the bottom is interesting enough. The shops and boarding area at the top (start and finish) are atrocious, but the free parking was appreciated.

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Address: Address: 597-8 Kusanagi Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka 424-0886, Shizuoka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 54-334-2026
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Shizuoka Prefecture  >  Shizuoka

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