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Good view on a clear day.

There some steep steps up to the observation cafe. On the roof is free. Minimum 400 yen for 2... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Tablet-11
Kinka zan Ropeway

Visited Gifu Park Squirrel enclosure and Gifu Castle. The squirrels and Gifu Castle are on the... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Gareth S
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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257 Senjojikishita, Gifu 500-8004, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

There some steep steps up to the observation cafe. On the roof is free. Minimum 400 yen for 2 pancakes (good) for the air conditioned area. Great view. People in their 90s are crawling to the top.

Thank Tablet-11
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Visited Gifu Park Squirrel enclosure and Gifu Castle. The squirrels and Gifu Castle are on the mountain and unless you are quite fit the Ropeway is the easy way up.

Thank Gareth S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The Mt. Kinka ropeway provides the means for a low impact, quick, and scenic ascent to Mt. Kinka. For those wanting an easy way up to Mt. Kinka and Gifu Castle this is the way to go. Note, that on reaching the upper tram station,...More

1  Thank domer97
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The rope way takes you near the Gifu Castle. Amazing view. Round trip was around 1000 yens but it was worth it. Going up takes maybe 5mins then you have to walk little bit if you want to see the view. There is also nice...More

1  Thank SanTiili
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This short journey takes you up to Gifu Castle. You get nice nice views of Gifu from the cable car. You will need to be comfortable with a lot of stairs if you visit. The stairs at the top of the mountain, which lead you...More

1  Thank travelswithcrystal
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The Ropeway starts from the building where souvenir shops are.It is convenient for waiting because you just have to wait inside of the building.The ropeway starts every 10 minutes ,so you don't have to wait so much.View is so good.But the price is not cheap...More

Thank GAIDA2014
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The rope way provides a bird eyes view of the rear of the city .though the tide up and down is quite short..and the fact.. The cable car female conductor ( yes! ) a conductor(it's Japan) is giving a short history lesson..in Japanese...

Thank Dayne_1968
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We only have a morning to spend at the castle so we decided to take the ropeway, although it's only a 5-mins ride, it's well worth the JPY 980 (round trip, after discount. look for coupons at your hotel). I think if we hike, it...More

Thank akaneantares
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

This is a short rope way that takes you to the Gifu Palace. Very short, journey probably takes about 3 minutes, and will cost you about 1100 yen for return trip.

Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Lady conductor only speaks in Japanese, I guess her comments were on the view from the ropeway? Fast ride down. Get coupon from tourist info adverts from hotel or tourist info centre.

Thank ceciliac455
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