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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Easy way to get half way up the mountain

The chair lift is great as you don't have to wait as you do for the cable car. It's a little scary... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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

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

Reviewed March 13, 2018

Nice 10 minutes ride to the mountain. Nice view too. Half way somebody will take you a picture and at the end they will sell to you.

Thank EdwinAlers
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Great way to get to the top; it’s scenic and a little daring with no bar, which my kids loved. Highly recommend!

Thank DCTravelers69
Reviewed January 10, 2018

I took the chairlift down, which was fun after a tired hike up to TakaoSan. But I suggest those whom wish to have a more fun time to take up, and then walk down to enjoy the mountain!

Thank Iconmaniac
Reviewed December 10, 2017

There is no bar in front of you to hold on to it. One hand I hold the camera, the other hand I need to hold tight on the chair. I can view the whole scenery as compared to the cable car. I enjoyed it...More

Thank Chivory
Reviewed December 2, 2017

I decided to take the chairlift up simply because there was a huge waiting line for the cable car but non for the chairlift. The chairlift takes longer to arrive at its destination but the views on the way up are very impressive. I was...More

Thank olafoomes
Reviewed November 19, 2017

This is very fantastic, exciting and easy way to go to Mt Takao. Speed is OK for sightseeing and take some pictures between you and your friend on another Chairlift.

Thank Surasi P
Reviewed November 12, 2017

My wife and I took the cable tram ride up the mountain and went hiking on Trails number 1 and 4. We decided to take the chair lift down and were glad that we did, as the seat for two meant we did not have...More

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