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Address: 1251 Sengokubara, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0521, Kanagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 465-32-2205
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Description: Glide through the skies in the world’s second-longest cable car, whose...
Glide through the skies in the world’s second-longest cable car, whose 13-passenger gondolas offer breathtaking panoramic views.
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Ropeway - Boat - cable cart up Komagatakesancho and walk back to Gora area

We did a round trip. Cable cart from Sounzan to first stop, here you can look at Mt fuji if its clear and visit hot springs, be warned it smells really bad of rotten eggs but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We did a round trip. Cable cart from Sounzan to first stop, here you can look at Mt fuji if its clear and visit hot springs, be warned it smells really bad of rotten eggs but worth visiting. Get back on cable cart and go to the bottom, get on the boat which takes you across the lake. We then... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We have rode the Hakone Ropeway twice now & both rides have been great. First in 2007 & then May 2015. Our weather was much better in 2007 & so on this years visit, it was quite cloudy. The ropeway is quite professionally operated & safe. Good value for money & as it was part of a tour it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The ropeway connects the top part of Hakone Cable Car to Owakudani, and Owakudani to the sightseeing boat service down by Ashinoko. It is a very fun ride, even for those who have fear of heights, because it is very safe and offers gorgeous views, even in the fog. When traversing over the sulphur vapors near Owakudani, the smell hits... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Clean cars, nice staff, but the day we went we could barley see the cars passing us it was so foggy and we weren't able to see Mt. Fuji of course. We didn't see anything except the people in the car with us. Still a nice ride to the bottom at Lake Ashi.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A gondola ride...an aerial tramway experience with views of the Lake, the golf course, the mountain ranges...and yes the National Park vegetation that is so lush and green. When you reach the summit....a magnificent view thay is so relaxing. Great photo opportunities for a unique landscape. Bring a wind breaker or a jacket as it can get cooler than expected.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is a lovely ropeway. We went up the mountain with the ropeway as part of a 1-day tour to Mount Fuji and lake Ashi. The ride up was way too cramped for comfort, but the view from the top of the mountain was lovely (that is, until the clouds covered it and visibility went down to 0).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This was an accidental adventure while we made our way to our ryokan (gora sounkaku). We were to early to check in so we hopped on the cablecar to the ropeway system which is basically a gondola. As we popped up and over the second mountain we were surprised by unreal views of Mt Fuji. Even on clear days it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Took a One Day Passport for Hakone - Reach by Train (have to change a couple of times) - Continue on Foot - Then Ropeway (Amazing View of Mt. Fuji) - Then Cruise like Pirates.... What a complete day!!! Must try - Black Eggs which gets their colour from the sulfur from volcanic activity in the area....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Great day in the mountains and view on Mount Fuji (when clear). Ropeway was not too crowded (end of April). Eat black eggs and black ice cream at the top and enjoy the view and relaxed atmosphere and people. Take the "pirate ship" at the lake and finish the round to Gora by grabbing a bus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The Hakone ropeway is only one mean of transportation (among several of them) which you get when buying a Hakone Pass on a great Hakone loop. This is also the most interesting one throughout the whole journey. It starts just when you finish your ascend by the funicular. The gondola stop at Owakudani is a must. This is the highest... More 

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