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Mt. Takao Chairlift

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There is a two seater chair lift that goes from the base of mount Takao up to about 1/3 way up, to... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Frank B
Pensacola, Florida

Choose this over Cable Car anytime! It’s the same price anyway. You pay for the ride up and down to... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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Takaomachi, Hachioji 193-0844, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

The lines for the cable car were too long so we took the chair lift both ways. The view coming down was awesome. Getting on and off is easy and lots of help is provided. Much better than walking.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Wolin
Reviewed November 21, 2018

I really enjoyed the trip up and down on the chairlift. To my mind, it beats the cablecar hands down and there was no line for the chairlift whereas the cable car line was huge. There is no safety gate on the chairlift and some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank akmacca
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Great way to go up and down the mountain. Takes about 15 minutes. Buy ticket before you join the line. There are photographers on the way up and down that can take your digital photo for pick up at a cost when you return. Warning:...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank MatthewWinfield1
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We took the Mt Takao chairlift up and down Mt Takao on a cool autumn day with perfect weather. Not much view as tall trees were found on both sides. Along the way, some cameraman would snap your picture and you can purchase the photo...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed September 24, 2018

The scenery is stunning on the way down so take the cable car up and the chairlift on the way down. There's no harness but there is some netting at the high areas. I'd highly recommend going here in September!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

I went up hiking dan down by chairlift. I guess its the best choice, so you can feel at ease and enjoy the view in other way

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kimum4tsu
Reviewed August 27, 2018

There is a two seater chair lift that goes from the base of mount Takao up to about 1/3 way up, to a drop off point. The ride is fun. But be aware that there is no safety drop down rail, its just wide open....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Frank B
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Choose this over Cable Car anytime! It’s the same price anyway. You pay for the ride up and down to the midpoint of Mt Takao and you can actually choose different modes of transport. I chose to go up via chairlift and down via cable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank deknoz
Reviewed June 13, 2018

The chair lift is great as you don't have to wait as you do for the cable car. It's a little scary at first as there isn't a bar across the front but it felt quite safe and we enjoyed the ride. Because you have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pacificwoman59
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Mt. Takao Chairlift is more frequent and suitable for couples, but not for young children and people afraid of heights. Great ride on a sunny day. Not too much so on a rainy day. Feel the fresh air, but as always be on the alert...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Melanie G
March 21, 2016|
Response from muromachi5 | Reviewed this property |
Lift fee (general) General charge 1 person (Mountain foot station ⇔ Yamagami Station) Adult One way: 480 yen Round trip: 930 yen Child One way: 240 yen Round trip: 460 yen · Children charge starts from 3 years old... More
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