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Mt. Hodosan

Nagatoro-machi, Chichibu-gun, Saitama Prefecture
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An okay way to spend some time in Nagatoro

It's a 20 minute walk from Nagatoro Station to the Ropeway, but you can also take a shuttle bus... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Honolulu, Hawaii
There are better places around

I had the chance to got on the cable car for free, otherwise I wouldn't use it. Instead, do the... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2016
Erik T
Veszprem County, Hungary
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  • Average28%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
15 Oct 2017
“An okay way to spend some time in Nagatoro”
24 May 2016
“There are better places around”
Nagatoro-machi, Chichibu-gun, Saitama Prefecture
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

It's a 20 minute walk from Nagatoro Station to the Ropeway, but you can also take a shuttle bus from Nagatoro station. A short ride up the mountain treats you to nice views. There is also a much advertised garden of four leaf clovers, but...More

Thank LA4man
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...More

Thank Erik T
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...More

Thank Epiyone
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...More

Thank artchix17
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...More

1  Thank HasudaPete
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...More

1  Thank YokohamaDancer
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