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Inasamachi, Nagasaki 852-8011, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The view from Mt. Inasa was great (deemed one of the best in Japan). However, the ropeway ride experience was average, with visitors crammed in a single carriage (with sub-optimal ventilation) and rather long waiting times.

Thank TRH93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

View was really fantastic. Thanks to rainy and stormy weather, very calm, no people in the observation deck. I can see nice Nagasaki with panoramic view.

Thank 213hyekyungc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning view but due to the enormous amount of people difficult to see anything. Still worth going and try to get a glimpse of Nagasaki by night. Difficult to get to (we took taxi as no public transport seems to go there).

Thank Andrea v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a disappointing trip to the top due to the heavy mist formed during the evening. The visibility was poor and we could hardly see anything from the top. It doesnt help when the air-conditioning system doesnt ventilate air at all at the lift-lobby...More

Thank Kongzi8
Reviewed July 9, 2018

During our dinner of Shippoku cuisine at Shian-bashi, I asked to a restaurant staff for a taxi. It was 75-minute-sightseeing plan of Mt. Inasa and lit-up Mganebashi(Spectacles Bridge), departing from that restaurant finally to our accommodation in the center of Nagasaki. It cost 6,000 JPY...More

Thank japanguide
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Buy cable car ticket beforehand its 980¥ for round trip. At the spot its 1200¥. Got there before sunset and stayed for the light up. Dinner at the restaurant of observatory was good.

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Reviewed June 23, 2018

Take the ropeway up the mountain and walk to the observatory. If you climb to the roof, you are rewarded with 360 degree views of the city and harbor. It is a beautiful sight.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Get off the street tram at station 25 and walk around the corner then under the bridge ,its about a 20 min walk to the cable car ropeway station to mt Inasa, there is a bus service also i believe from Nagasaki J.R Station. .Quite...More

Thank mickknap
Reviewed June 11, 2018

It was a little cloudy on the night we visited but still worth it. They say it's in the top three night views in the world and it certainly is impressive. It seems it would have been cheaper to buy tickets for the ropeway from...More

Thank John W
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Was quite cold on top even in May. There is a cafe in the lookout building where you can get a drink or food and see the view. Much warmer here, but it closes about 9.30pm with last orders at 9. Very much a cafe...More

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Allyson G
April 9, 2017|
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Response from GLee73 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive all the way up to the top of Mt Inasa and there are some parking spaces (about 20 only).
Kavita M
February 20, 2017|
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Response from Emily M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, as I took shuttle bus from JR station to the cable car station via tourist information centre
January 14, 2017|
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Response from Myo M | Reviewed this property |
If you can get to Nagasaki Station, there's bus No. 5 right outside it that will take you to like more than halfway up the mountain and you can walk up for like 20 minutes from where you get off the bus; that will be cheaper... More