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Mt. Inasa

Inasamachi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture 852-8011, Japan
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Ranked #3 of 134 attractions in Nagasaki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Mountains
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Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Hop into a No 3 or 4 bus from outside the train station and it will take you to the stop at the bottom of the hill. Walk for about 5 minutes and find yourself at the ropeway station. Go early and miss the crowds going up. The ride is slow enough to get some good photos if you are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It involves a bit of a walk to to get to, but the view is definitely one of the highlights of Nagasaki, and definitely worth the trouble. Make sure you have a little time to spare, the cable car can take a while to get on, if it's busy, in both directions. The view is panoramic, taking in both the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Quite a walk (20-30 mins) from the tram station to the ropeway station. Supposed to be a millionaire dollar view - I would agree if it's just Nagasaki, but within Asia, Hong Kong or even Singapore has much a better night scenery.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We decided to head up here on our first night in Nagasaki and it was definitely our best idea. From Nagasaki train station, take the no. 3 or 4 bus and get off at the Ropewaymae bus station. We didn't have any problem getting there or back after sunset. The cable car up is very informative and told us that... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The night view from here certainly deserves the high praise it receives! The website is helpful with information about how to get there by bus from the Nagasaki central train station. However, we made an error of getting off one stop too early and having to walk the remaining distance of 1 bus stop in the darkness. In any case,... More

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Westlake Village, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

the view from the observation structure is great. On a clear day you can probably see most of nagasaki and the surrounding islands.

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Bangkok
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Having been to Mt. Hakodate, I have to say Mt. Inasa isn't as beautiful. However I would still recommend to spend a sunset time up there. But if one is too lazy to take a cable car, I think Glover House is also another choice to be. We also had Taruko rice in the restaurant there. I have to say... More

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holland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

the summit of Mt Inasa is the place to view the sunset on Nagasaki Bay and the spectacular nightview on Nagasaki. The cable car brings you safely to the summit, be prepared to see big crowds there because it is very popular

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We arrived at the top of Mt Inasa at twilight and were able to watch as the lights of the city below slowly came on. It was a stunning view and even though it was very popular with tourists there was plenty of room to spread out (however this was during November). Unforgettable.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

The 360 degrees view from the top of Mount Inasa probably gives you the best view of the beautiful surroundings of the city. Go in the late afternoon while there is still daylight, enjoy the sunset and watch the city lights slowly turn on.

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