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Address: Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan
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Ranked #5 of 41 Attractions in Otaru
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
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Type: Mountains, Outdoors

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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

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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5 attraction reviews
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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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22 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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44 attraction reviews
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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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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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36 helpful votes 36 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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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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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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Singapore, Singapore
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38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I was lucky to have the opportunity to see Otaru city in the day time, sun set and night time. The view from Mt Tengu was simply amazing. I stayed and venture around Mt Tengu for 2 hours just to do so. Trust me, it is worth it. The sun set around 5.30pm when I was there. It is quite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We took tour bus up to the mountain, there is a Robeway to bring up. We enjoyed the trip and we were lucky, we reach there just before sunset and we get to see the sky turn from orange, reddish, purplish and darkness. But you need to watch timing to ensure that you catch the bus back to JR Otaru... More 

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