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Mt. Takao Cable Car

Takaomachi, Hachioji 193-0844, Tokyo Prefecture
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Packed like sardines

The cabin is small and was very congested. As there are only two cars, one going up and the other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
Great way to see Mt Takao quickly

The cable car saved me time so I could hike to the top of Takaosan with the limited time I had to... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Kristyn S
via mobile
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  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
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“round trip” (5 reviews)
“steep ride” (3 reviews)
“great option” (2 reviews)
Takaomachi, Hachioji 193-0844, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cabin is small and was very congested. As there are only two cars, one going up and the other going down, the wait to get on board can take several minutes.

Thank PlanetOz
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The cable car saved me time so I could hike to the top of Takaosan with the limited time I had to visit. The scenery is beautiful and the ride is quick.

Thank Kristyn S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The funicular railway was opened in 1921. Distance is 1.0 km; vertical interval is 271 m. You can enjoy a panoramic scenery spreading from the base.

Thank DrJayMic
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I recommend taking the cable car instead of the chairlift if you are afraid of heights. Chairlift would take about 10-15 minutes, but you get to enjoy the scenery along the way. Cable car will take about 5 minutes max.

1  Thank cindyjan14
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The cable takes you to the mountain with marvelous view along the road. You will have to pay a fee to use the cable. It is wonderful to enjoy the forest and the view on the way up and down.

Thank SerenaTran_1212
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The Cable Car was a great option for a class of 4th graders with over 20 children plus adults. We all managed to arrive safely up the mountain, while enjoying the beautiful scenery. I definitely recommend taking the cable car with a large group of...More

Thank Barbylea
Reviewed 24 April 2017

A friend recommended that we hike Mt takao. He failed to tell us how steep it is and how narrow the paths were. It was a strenuous hike but very enjoyable. What a treat it was when we got to the top. Right before you...More

Thank nlance2016
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Having had 4 good days in Tokyo, this was a great day out. From Shinjuku station, a 50 minute train ride through picturesque country side amidst some towns. If weather fine you see Mt Fuji in all its glory along the way and from summit...More

Thank BruceStirling
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I can't walk very far, so the cable car enabled me to get to the top of Takao-San. Recommended 100 chars

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This cable car is one option to go up on Takaosan mountain. The fare is 480¥ for single trip and 930¥ for round trip. Ticket may be purchased on counter or by machine. Cable car depart every 15 minutes both uphill and downhill. This offers...More

Thank Rifki A
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