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Address: Chichibu-gun, Nagatoro-machi, Saitama Prefecture

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Mountain Natural beauty in Saitama Area

As per title, Mountain Natural beauty in Saitama Area. Take about 30 minutes from Tokorozawa station with express train Red Arrow or can directly from Ikebukuro. From Seibu... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Veszprem County, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I had the chance to got on the cable car for free, otherwise I wouldn't use it. Instead, do the short hike. In October as far as I remember there was no spectacular blooming season, the view of the mountain range was okay. If you want real mountains for hike or watch in Saitama prefecture, go the the heart of... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

As per title, Mountain Natural beauty in Saitama Area. Take about 30 minutes from Tokorozawa station with express train Red Arrow or can directly from Ikebukuro. From Seibu Chichibu station walk to Hanabatake station to change train to Nagatoro. And walk from there to rope way. Can see mountain range from above.

Thank Epiyone
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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

A bit of a strenuous hike to the top, quite muddy in February so wear athletic shoes if not hiking boots. The nice views, picturesque shrine, and groves of blossoming wintersweet and plum make it worth the effort. Or you can take the quick ride up in the cable car.

Thank artchix17
Hasuda, Japan
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

jGreat fun for the kids and very pleasant at the top. We did not get to the animal zoo, but did spend some time waling around the station area taking in the view and used the 100yen binoculars to have a closer look at the valley below. While we were there the lower station had a plastic box full of... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2011

The Mt. Hodo ropeway made it easy to get to the top, where we walked around to view the surrounding area and check out the changing Fall colors. The maples with red leaves interspersed between the cedars in the grove at the top of the mountain made for some nice contrasts when taking photos.

1 Thank YokohamaDancer

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