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This is a funky old cable car system at the north end of Omihachiman (in the old town, referred to as Hachiman.
Take a bus north from the train station - the TI office can advise on which one). The bus will go a bit,...More
Ōmihachiman(近江八幡) is a town about 1 hour away from Kyoto by JR. the town is famous for its water cannel, old ways of transporting goods back and forth. They also have a ropeway that takes you to the top of the hill where you can...More
The views from the cablecar are worth the trip to the summit, so if you visit Omihachiman and the weather is wonderful take the return trip and enjoy the view. From the top of the mountain you can see the street grids developed by Toyotomi...More