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Matsuyama Castle Ropeway / Lift

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Address: 3-2-46 Okaido, Matsuyama 790-0004 , Ehime Prefecture
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+81 89-948-6556

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Very nice walk

Good to visit and walk. The view from there is fanstastic. I recommend for both families, friends and couples.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good to visit and walk. The view from there is fanstastic. I recommend for both families, friends and couples.

Thank Criscris88
Craughwell, Galway, Ireland
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27 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a ski lift arrangement there is no harness but it's very secure, I would not recommend you put young children on this but for older children and adults it's a bit of a thrill ride which we enjoyed.

Thank Sandra D
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Used this to access Matsuyama castle. The chair lift hours in March were shorter than the tram so take that into consideration when planning your visit. Views on the chair lift were amazing but if you're afraid of heights stick with the tram. There are employees at both ends of the chair lift to help you on and off. Even... More 

Thank Cindy A
Oahu, Hawaii
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214 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Lucky for a clear day where the views of the city was possible. Best of all was that it saved us from the long hike up and down the hill to get to the castle. Can get extremely packed in like a can of sardines. Go early to get a clear downhill view position.

Thank gy820
Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

松山に行くといつもこのロープウエイ乗ります。ただ、行だけ乗ります。帰りは歩いて、ゆっくり散策できます。松山城は小さいですが落ち着くお城です。ぜひ訪れてください。  it's pretty refreshing to get on this ! you can see a beautiful seanary ! you can choose either one way trip or round trip., i prefer one way trip to round trip. you can enjoy walking around the castle.

Thank DreamKayo
Perth, Australia
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367 reviews
177 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great views up and down and no waiting for a chair if it is a nice day. There is still a few hundred meters to go to the castle once you get off your chair or gondola. Staff very friendly and dressed in costumes.

Thank Theresa D
Manila, Philippines
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Use the chair lift instead of the cable car. It is an interesting way to reach the castle grounds. One can also walk to the castle though the uphill climb could be difficult for some.

Thank 257teresa101
Singapore, Singapore
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67 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I've never taken a chairlift before & thus I was pleasantly surprised to find one at the matsuyama castle ropeway (apart from having the cable car). We took the chairlift down from the castle. Nice experience for me!

Thank cliffman33
Chester, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Gentle low chair lift up to the castle - a nice slow way to save the hike. Not fastened in but it felt safe!

Thank claudiaWirral
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190 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

but fun .. the ropeway isn't as scary as it looks and feeks safe so long as you don't need two hands to take photos!

Thank W13_and_beyond

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