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Nihondaira Ropeway

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Address: 597-8 Kusanagi Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka 424-0886, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 54-334-2026

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A nice 5-minute ride

Excellent scenery along the way down to the entrance of the Toshogu Shrine. This is the original Toshogu and Tokugawa Ieyasu has his tomb at the very top. The gondola is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent scenery along the way down to the entrance of the Toshogu Shrine. This is the original Toshogu and Tokugawa Ieyasu has his tomb at the very top. The gondola is decorated with the Hollyhock symbol of the Tokugawa clan. When you arrive at the Shrine level, you will see a 500+ year old sacred tree which is identified by... More 

Thank DYA717
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Instead of walking to the Toshogu Shrine, we took this cable car. It is only a 5 minutes ride, but the scenery is very beautiful. We saved time and fatigue as well as pain in the legs.

Thank Kinko_12
Chiang Khong, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Love the View on the cable car and over looking the view of ocean in front. And nice temple to visit. Great view and you can walk down after the cable car stop at the shrine then walk down on more than 100 step to another side of mountain. Over looking the ocean, very nice view!

Thank maleehua
Fuji, Japan
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

There's a lot of things 1100Yen can buy: a meal, a piece of clothing, things for the home, 11 things at the 100Yen shop - and all of that is worth more than the 1100 you'll spend here. You literally spend more time finding a place to park than you do actually riding the ropeway. It's a 5 minute ride... More 

Thank Kyle J
Lima, OH
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We took this to see the historical Toshugo Shrine and it was fun to look out on the ocean and below at the sharp walled forested sedimentary river bottom deposits.

Thank SeenEnough2Know
Las Vegas
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We took the #42 bus from the terminus in Shizuoka. It took us up the mountain to the ropeway. The actual ropeway portion of our adventure was rather a short ride but the real pleasure was Kunozan Temple and the long beautiful walk down the mountain along the shallow stairway. The stairway itself is wonderful in its construction and the... More 

3 Thank pekotime
Fujieda, Japan
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This rope way connects two sightseeing spots, Nihondaira and Kunozan Toshogu shrine. Though the ride takes 5 minutes only, you can enjoy the view around the car. If you can understand Japanese, you may also enjoy the explanation by the guide in the car. Even in the fog, the view from the car was gorgeous! I heard the best season... More 

2 Thank Tokugawa_Ieyasu
Melbourne, Australia
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67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Brief but quite spectacular! I am terrified of heights but I felt quite safe and the view is so spectacular, I quite forgot to be scared! Have your camera at the ready because it doesn't take very long at all, perhaps a couple of minutes but that is all. Enjoy!

Thank Julie2308
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48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

What a hoot this ride was. Not only did it offer the great adventure of the cable car trip up the side of the steep mountain and the amazing views at the top of this extraordinary part of Japan, but it also features the hilariously macabre tale of the bunny and the racoon - too unusual to explain in this... More 

1 Thank EasytravelSydney
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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143 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We paid 1000 yen for the ropeway to view Mt Fuji but could not view it. Entrance to shrine and museum need additional entrance fee. So we did not enter. We were happy that a staff at the counter can speak excellent English. That make our day.

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