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Rokko Cablecar

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Address: Rokkosancho, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-0001, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 78-861-5288

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Pleasant, fun ride up Mt. Rokko

Took the bus from Rokko train station. It cost ¥210 but I used my Kansai Thru Pass. It was a slow but pleasant ride up the mountain and through the forest. The ride give you nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

You want to spend the whole day by riding on it. Viewing the natural environment is incredibly beautiful and tranquilizing. Hope to be there once again and it'll be the first thing for me to ride on it and visit every stop of mt. Rokko.

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Kobe, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Built in 1932, the cablecar is fun, fun, fun! It's a funicular system so one car is at the bottom station (Rokko Cable Shita station) and one car is at the top station (Rokko Cable Sanjo station). The are attached to each other by one cable and use just one set of tracks. The top car pulls the bottom car... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This delightful cablecar is a fun way to get up Mount Rokko (Kobe, Japan) to enjoy the night lights of Kobe Port.

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Took the bus from Rokko train station. It cost ¥210 but I used my Kansai Thru Pass. It was a slow but pleasant ride up the mountain and through the forest. The ride give you nice views of Kobe at certain points. The old style stations at both ends also gives a bit of nostalgia.

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Kobe, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I often use this funicular raliway to get up and down the mountain. Take the #16 Kobe City bus from Hankyu Rokko or JR Rokko Mitchi train stations. Some nice views of Kobe. Staff is very pleasant.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Took the train from Umeda, then bus to the cable car station. Hhhmmmm... its quite interesting traveling up Mt. Rokko this way, since the cable car treck was pleasantly slow so you get to see and enjoy the surrounding greeneries. We wanted to take the Ropeway, too, but it actually closed early that day since it got really foggy later... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The Rokko Cablecar is a great way to enjoy a panoramic view of Kobe, as well as visiting the parks, observatory, snow resort and onsen. The trip costs about 1000 yen for a return trip. It takes about 10 minutes to ride to the top, up steep terrain. I ended up hiking down the mountains, instead of taking the cable... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I went there with my colleagues after work. I see a modern side of japan in the past years, creativity in making such technology to bring a lot of people up with 2 big trams on a rail going up the mountain. It is used to bring people to a water spring upthere and a ropeway. It was night when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

An exciting ride up the mountain and then visit the Herb Garden on the walk down. Great views of Kobe from the top and a Beer Garden

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PJ Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I guess there are language discrepancies. When our guide said we were going up Mt Rokko via a cablecar, we imagined hanging hundreds of feet above the air on a gondola. However, cablecar in Japan is actually a funnicular train and gondola-on-a-cable is called Ropeway. Nonetheless, the view at night atop Mt Rokko is superb as one can see the... More 

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Address: Rokkosancho, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-0001, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 78-861-5288
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Hyogo Prefecture  >  Kobe

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