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Okuhidaonsengo Kansaka, Shinhodaka, Takayama 506-1421, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointing experience with inconsistent messaging from staff. One sign says No. 2 ropeway closed due to maintenance, another says closed to due strong wind and another simply saying the ropeway will stop. Staff unable to communicate effectively with some telling people to wait while...More

Thank Bri H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since it has been open since ancient times, you should make it a little cheaper. Recently the number of people who came from foreign countries is on the rise, I think that half of the current fee is also good.

Thank carlosk582
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went up on a day when it was drizzling, but the view was really fantastic with the peaks of the mountains draped with snow. There are two ropeway rides with the much talked about double decker one being the second. However the bus ride from...More

1  Thank 2,824
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Very nice ride up the mountain as you are feasted with beautiful arial view of the surrounding. The cable car brings you up to a very high altitude where clouds and mountain tops are seen at eye level. Rather cold up on the viewing deck...More

1  Thank ANG-POHAIMIN
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Last year in August we started from the second station then we headed up the trail to the Nishiho Sansou and then headed down into Kamikochi. Overall a strenuous, but beautiful hike. I am so glad we did this. A highlight of our trip to...More

1  Thank sandro c
Reviewed June 3, 2018

On a clear day, the views from the top station (Nishihodakaguchi) are gorgeous, even in May, extending over 180 degrees. You can get out onto the snow, and there is some hiking to be had if you are that way inclined. It was also not...More

2  Thank venividivice
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Beauitful scenary, ride was good n secure. Awesome view from the top.worth every min , surrounding was serene. Especially the cape snow Alps is right in front .

1  Thank bella w
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Felt like we were on top of Japan. Great views and well worth the bus trip. Worthwhile in good weather

Thank boschy7
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Even in late spring the snow on the mountains is beautiful. It's a very quick stop but a worth the visit.

Thank PranavaB2014
Reviewed April 29, 2018

This is a fun activity to do while in the Hida area, especially as we were staying at nearby Yarimikan, where the onsen baths are cleaned from 10-2. The views are excellent. Also, as others have mentioned, everything here, including admission tickets, is cash only....More

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CharlotteSmiley
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Response from ANG-POHAIMIN | Reviewed this property |
I bought the 4 days Shinshu Hida Alpswide Free Pass which covers my transport to/fro Shinhotaka Ropeway and the cable car tickets. Sorry I dont know about this online ticket you mentioned.
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Richardlmc
March 27, 2018|
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Response from leezacch | Reviewed this property |
there's only one food shop that can be located right beneath the observation deck. it's pretty mediocre for the prices that you pay. oh, they used instant packs to whip up the dishes. if you can avoid paying that yen, i... More
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