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Hakodate Ropeway

19-7 Motomachi, Hakodate 040-0054, Hokkaido
+81 138-23-6288
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Gondola up to Mt Hakodate

Operating hour 10am till 9.50pm at JPY1280. Best to board 30 minutes before sunset if you intend to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kum Yoke K
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Great view from Hakodate Ropeway

Due to the famous night view from the top of Hakodate mountain, the Hakodate ropeway is crowded. I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Taipei, Taiwan
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“cable car” (20 reviews)
“night view” (19 reviews)
“smooth ride” (4 reviews)
19-7 Motomachi, Hakodate 040-0054, Hokkaido
+81 138-23-6288
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Operating hour 10am till 9.50pm at JPY1280. Best to board 30 minutes before sunset if you intend to go for sunset view.

Thank Kum Yoke K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Due to the famous night view from the top of Hakodate mountain, the Hakodate ropeway is crowded. I didn't wait for a long time to get into the ropeway, however I think it takes 30 min waiting to get into the return ropeway. Tourists are...More

Thank cmchou
Reviewed 6 days ago

Definitely go on the ropeway to get a great view of Hakodate and the surrounding districts. However, definitely check the weather before you go. When we went it was very foggy and we couldn't see a thing. It wasn't until we were on the way...More

Thank 569traveller68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cable car (ropeway) ride to the top, though quick is great but the view from the observation deck is breathtaking. We had a perfectly clear day so could see all aspects of the bay, port area and city. A must visit if you are...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great experience and like all things Japanese very clean well run and great views. Amazing view over the city and surrounds.

Thank Tracey N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went up the mountain via the ropeway at approx 7.30pm. This was the end of the summer holiday season and it was packed. But the ropeway is smooth and the view from the top is beautful. we were lucky it was a really clear...More

Thank MissKDonkey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very very crowded in the evening either on the summit or in the gondola, even though you reached there 1-2 hours before sunset. Do not forget to check the weather prior buying the ticket. The ticket cost 1290 Yen and you would not...More

Thank om_siri
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

A fabulous treat on the cable car and the views are fabulous. Highly recommend this visit. Due to my schedule I couldn't visit at night but it also comes highly recommended.

Thank juliemurphy12016
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Unfortunately, for the whole 2 days we were there, its was incredibly and 'terribly' foggy trhu'out. Can hardly see the top of the mountain from the city, don't even know what it looks like from city level. Since we walked around the hills, decided to...More

Thank Jeremy_C_MH
Reviewed July 29, 2017

a quick ride on this to the top of mt hakodate for the famous million dollar night view - just another ropeway imo and nothing very special.

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February 11, 2017|
Response from mickchiu | Reviewed this property |
We hiked upward from 2 pm, arrived mountain top after sundown. No bus available that day because the road to mountain top was closed and we had no choice but bought one way tickets, lined in the long line so we could go... More
June 5, 2016|
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Response from Manisara | Reviewed this property |
Car park is available there, don't know if it's free. I went there by bus and took a walk