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Address: Takaomachi, Hachioji 193-0844, Tokyo Prefecture
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A must do say trip from Tokyo

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... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Hong Kong, China
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 students. It was fun an exciting!

Thank Barbylea
Bellevue, Washington
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142 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 get to the top you have over 100 stairs. Once at top there's a spectacular... More 

Thank nlance2016
Hong Kong, China
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 of Mt Takao, which is barely 800m above sea level. We were mesmerised! Excellent temples... More 

Thank BruceStirling
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 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
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 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 thrilling but exciting experience as it climbs almost 80° cliff up and down, with forest... More 

Thank Rifki A
Singapore, Singapore
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121 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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 of taking both rides. We went there on a Friday morning and it was packed... More 

1 Thank sc_myinitial
Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 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 foot.

Thank isabelh2
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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220 reviews
161 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
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. The Cable car is very popular among the tourists and is always crowded so one... More 

Thank Joy_Sinha
Taichung, Taiwan
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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 those who want to shave about 30 minutes off of their trek or for those... More 

Thank PrincessTokyo
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107 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 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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