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Kintetsu Ikoma Cable Car

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It's cool taking a cable car

How interesting to be so far up the hill that you have to take a cable car. It took me a little... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2017
snowy_and_sunny
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Minnesota
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Journey into history

On your way to the historic Hozanji Temple, take a journey on the oldest cable car in Japan. These... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2016
MWandAW
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North Sydney, Australia
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Jan 5, 2017
“It's cool taking a cable car”
Nov 15, 2016
“Delightful Cable Car!”
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Ikoma 630-0201, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

How interesting to be so far up the hill that you have to take a cable car. It took me a little while to figure out the schedule.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank snowy_and_sunny
Reviewed November 15, 2016

This is the Cable to Ikoma Mountain Amusement Park and Hozanji Temple. The Cars are styled after a Dog and a Cat. If you ask the conductor to make the sounds as they cross they will talk to each other. For those of you who...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 15, 2016

On your way to the historic Hozanji Temple, take a journey on the oldest cable car in Japan. These little carriages are decorated like cat and dog cartoon characters and are fun to travel on and fun to see. Not so expensive and they rattle...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MWandAW
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

With this cute little cable car you get up the mountain slowly and safely and can enjoy the view both upwards and downwards. The locals take this train to their homes, since it's a steep and long walk with your groceries otherwise.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Ida J
Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

This train ride is never not hilarious. Takes you to an amusement park on top of the mountain, but I get a kick out of the fact that this is also the commuter train for those who live in the area.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Bryn A
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