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Mt.Tengu

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Address: Otaru, Hokkaido

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Mt. Tengu can be easily accessed by bus (¥220 one way), followed by ropeway (¥1140). You can also get seasonal ticket if you make multiple use of the ropeway, eg. people who ski... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Mt. Tengu can be easily accessed by bus (¥220 one way), followed by ropeway (¥1140). You can also get seasonal ticket if you make multiple use of the ropeway, eg. people who ski at the mountain. It's interesting to see the whole city being lit up after night fall. Do go up to the mountain before it gets dark and... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

HIGHTLIGHT OF MT. TENGU IS THE CHIPMUNKS PARK!!!! You can buy treats at the entrance of the park to feed the chipmunks, hold the treats on your hand and the chipmunks will climb onto your hands. For those going to Otaru, set this as your day trip. buy a bento box and enjoy your lunch at the top of Otaru... More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We went up there at night because we saw the brochures with pictures of the city at night. Unfortunately, the snow was falling heavily when we were in the gondola. When we were up there, there wasn't much to do except for a small ski museum and a restaurant that had nobody. We played a bit of snow for 10... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

If you have time to kill just drop by here. I visit here at end July with hot sun. A small temple Tengu & the forests trail only. There is a café for you to eat some ice-cream & light meal only.

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Singapore
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

go up before sunset, and wait! you will be greatly surprised how beautiful it will become ^_^ Mt. Tengu is much quieter and serene, compared to Mt. Hakodate, and a lot less crowded. it drizzled a little before we went up, which dampened our moods a bit. but we saw double rainbow in the end! watch the changing colours of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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54 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Bought the bus and rope way combined ticket from the bus terminal outside JR Otaru station. The view of the Otaru Bay was great ! Should have gone in sunset time to see the night view! The facilities up there are a bit old, I have been there more that 20 years ago an it seems that not much upgraded... More 

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81 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Mt. Tengu in Otaru is part of a ski resort and our tour group took a gondola up and down. Terrific view of Otaru and surroundings. There is a chipmunk walk-in cage where the tame chipmunks will eat snacks from your hand or may even climb onto your shoulder & back. There is a tengu statue – if you rub... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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211 reviews 211 reviews
59 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We went up the mountain top by a ropeway . There is a chipmunk park!!! They are very small, cute and nimble. They're timid, but come out of their nest and eat the sunflower seeds from our palms. So pretty. We enjoyed the grass bobsled.We can change the speed of it. So much fun! There is a small museum about... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

On a clear day the view over Otaru is terrific. Skiers will love the slopes and for those not up to the slopes there is a good place for sledging near to the lower cable car station.

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Singapore
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111 reviews 111 reviews
63 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Our tour guide brought us to Mt Tengu during our visit, assuring us that it was one of the best tourist attractions at Otaru. The trip to the summit is a rather relaxing one; all you have to do is take the ropeway all the way up to the top. True to its namesake, you’ll find the mask of a... More 

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