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Mt. Takao Cable Car

Takaomachi, Hachioji 193-0844, Tokyo Prefecture
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School Field Trip

The Cable Car was a great option for a class of 4th graders with over 20 children plus adults. We... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
via mobile
We took it going Dow now the mountain

A friend recommended that we hike Mt takao. He failed to tell us how steep it is and how narrow... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Bellevue, Washington
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average23%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Takaomachi, Hachioji 193-0844, Tokyo Prefecture
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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
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We bought the discounted tickets at Shinjuku Station which included 2-way train rides and 1-way cable car or chairlift ride at JPY1020 per person. Though it would be cheaper to get the 2-way cable car or chairlift rides but we wanted to experience the thrill...More

1  Thank sc_myinitial
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We caught the first car on a Sunday morning, standing room only but the view was worth the filming that the man ahead of me did for the full trip. One very steep section gives you an idea of what the climb would be on...More

Thank isabelh2
Reviewed 17 October 2016

One of the means to climb upto the Top of Mount Takao. The cable car reaches till mid-way of the climbing route and offers great views on the way to the top. The Mount Takao cable car is the steepest cable car in the world....More

Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Apparently this is the steepest cable car in the world-- though it is hard to sense that unless you sit in the very front of the car and get the head-on view. Its slow and steady and provides a great option on trail #1 for...More

Thank PrincessTokyo
Reviewed 26 August 2016

If you and your companion want a easy trekking in Mt.takao, I suggest trying a cable car. You can catch a beautiful green fine view ! In addition, the place where you get off the cable car has many japanese traditional sweet or dumpling.

Thank San Y
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