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Even though it was rainy, cloudy, and grey, the view was just amazing. We were worried it would be too expensive to pay 2000 yen to go on the ropeway if it was only a couple minutes, but it was totally worth it. Even without...More
Really loved this place despite the cloudy weather that restricted what I imagine would be great views. The cable car ride is stunning and takes you to a good place to explore the crater. Any relatively fit person should be able to manage the walk.
Mt Usu, a major tourist attraction in the Shikotsu-Toya National Park, is located directly south of Lake Toya. The Usuzan Ropeway is the easiest way to reach the summit but there are several long hiking trails to the summit and a trail around the main...More
We are heading to Lake Toya from Noboribetsu, therefore, I planned to visit Mount Usu as a stop while driving to our destination. The place is easy to access via navigating by the car GPS.
The place is awesome when I reach as the place...More
We went to Mt. Usu and Volcano Village. There is a ropeway to the top of Mt. Usu (a Volcano) with spectacular views of Lake Toya and the surrounding area. There is adjacent to Mt. Usu a bald headed Mountain (named Showa-shinzan) that arose from...More
I say hidden because the morning we visited Mt Usu it was visible only briefly for seconds when the sun appeared, so was in & out of cloud. The Ropeway taken from the car park gave us the best views. Once up, it's an approx...More
This is an active volcano. There is a ropeway all the way to the top. There is guided mini presentation on the history of this tourist attraction and how the Japanese can detect volcsnic eruptions. There is a hiking trail as well all the way...More
Mount Usu Ropeway
There are many live volcanos in Japan. Mount Usu is one of the them. According to records, Mt Usu has erupted 9 times since 1663. The landscape changes with each eruption with new lava dome and caldera lake created. The later being...More