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Shosen Gorge Ropeway

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Address: Kofu 400-1217, Yamanashi Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 55-287-2111
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nice view

seems a close encounter with the mountain. theres a nice view of mt.fuji during good weather.there is also a restaurant when you reach the peak of destination.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2016
Sheila I
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Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was the only person taking the ropeway on one of the last trips up the mountain. It started pouring rain just before we left, and the staff at the top was very friendly, letting me leave my backpack inside and walk around the park with a borrowed umbrella. The view was pretty, despite the clouds and mist, so I'm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

seems a close encounter with the mountain. theres a nice view of mt.fuji during good weather.there is also a restaurant when you reach the peak of destination.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Getting to the Shosenkyo ropeway is relatively easy as there are buses running from Kofu. The bus terminals are located just outside of the Kofu train station. There is also a small office to help you with which buses to catch. These local buses have limited seats and it is packed like sardines during peak koyo (autumn fall color) season.... More 

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