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Nokogiriyama Nihonji Tenbodai

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Address: Awa-gun, Kyonan-machi 299-2111, Chiba Prefecture
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To get there from Tokyo it will take you about 2,5 hours. (by train, bus or Ferry) but its worth it. The view is amazing. You will need to pay another 600 Yen to get in this area... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 11, 2016
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With only a few days' opportunity we headed off in spite of heavy mist and drizzle. No view for us but the mist lent a mystical air and the walk to the lookout was worth it.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

To get there from Tokyo it will take you about 2,5 hours. (by train, bus or Ferry) but its worth it. The view is amazing. You will need to pay another 600 Yen to get in this area (you also have to pay 1300 yen for the cable cart) but its money well spend. Not crowded with tourist. so you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We took the cable car up the mountain top and did not really expect to hike so far to see the Buddha. After about 20 mins hike to see the first statute and to the viewing point, we decided to take the hundreds steps to the Buddha. It was worth it although it was really hot.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

It's one of the most popular mountains in Chiba prefecture. Especially, the cliff called "地獄覗き Zigoku Nozoki (Look over the hell)" is pretty famous among Japanese tourists. I visited here on weekday, but there was a long line to the cliff. You can find many types of Buddha statue. "磨崖仏 Magaibutsu (Big Buddha statue carved on a rock face)" is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

It is a 2.5 hour trip from downtown Tokyo via Chiba Station. I'd recommend spending 4 hours at Nokogiri including a break for lunch - pack your own or pick one up at a convenience store on the way as there aren't any food places in the Mountain except at the Ropeway Station. Also, as you'd expect, vending machines charge... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

Lots and lots of stairs!! If you cannot walk don't go. Beautiful views, amazing experience. You can have access by train and ferry. Snacks and drinks available but not all over.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Now this place was amazing. There's lots of very pretty trails, amazing sights, and many other attractions. This is a MUST if you're doing a tour around Chiba or if you want to find just something that's kind of a hidden gem near Tokyo. I visited in December and it was pretty cold but it was actually quite refreshing because... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

This place is a sort of Must-go-place. I like to visit this place using Tokyo gulf ferry service departing from Kurihama port. It's nice for family hiking. The mountain has rope way service so it's really easy to reach the top of the mountain. But I'd recommend you to climb up on foot. The mountain is well known as a... More 

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Penang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2015

I did not expect the hike to be tiring but it was indeed a challenge to hike up to the peak and of course be rewarded with a splendid view of the bay area of Japan. The scenery atop Mount Nokogiri is just wonderful beyond words. I have also managed to capture the sun setting from Nokogiri and it's such... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015

Been to Nokogiriyama Nihonji Tenbodai along with friends and the spectacular view from top is unmatchable. The sight of Mt. Fuji from here is amazing. It is worth reserving a day to visit Nokogiriyama, the historic wonder in Chiba.


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