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Mt. Senkoji Ropeway

Higashitsuchidocho, Onomichi 722-0000, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 52-808-8340
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Easy access to temple sites

Short cable car ride for great views of Onomichi and surrounding sea as well as a multitude of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chattanooga, TN
Good view

If you don't want to walk up/down, good choice to take the ropeway. Be prepared for a wait for up... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hong Kong, China
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1 week ago
“Easy access to temple sites”
8 Jul 2017
“Enjoy the ride”
Higashitsuchidocho, Onomichi 722-0000, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 52-808-8340
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Short cable car ride for great views of Onomichi and surrounding sea as well as a multitude of temples. Did not have time to hike down so easy round trip on cable car which runs every 15 minutes.

Thank tandemcha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you don't want to walk up/down, good choice to take the ropeway. Be prepared for a wait for up to 30+min during the weekend/holidays. the ropeway itself is a short ride (3~4 mins) and you can see a great view of the area.

Thank fionayyy
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I recommended to take the cable car to the park. It was not expensive and good for sight-seeing. It is optional to take car or just casually walk down-hill.

1  Thank hugomember
Reviewed 27 March 2017

the hilltop offers panoramic views of Onomichi and is particularly splendid during Sakura as cherry trees line the slope.

Thank T0banker
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Took the rope way up the mountain. 320yen for 1 way and 500 for return. Will recommend to take the rope way up and walk the steps down as there are many nice temples along the way. A word of caution, the steps maybe abit...More

1  Thank SeahKC
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This ropeway / cable car affords a different perspective to the town below either ascending or descending. Reasonably priced depending on the currency rate. Note that it goes every 15 minutes from 9.00am to 5.15pm.

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

this is the only show in town but fun ... closes at 5:30 so make sure you're up by then (and finished if you want to go down too)

Thank W13_and_beyond
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I visited here around 7:00 a.m. but the ropeway wasn't running yet.It starts at 9:00 a.m.But you don't have to worry so much because the way to the Senkoji park is not so far than you imagine .If not running just walk up!

Thank GAIDA2014
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Great walk up here, we had fun walking up town between the temples and alleys. The view from here is nice, you can see the islands around, bridge and city. Good facilities (WiFi and toilets) and a small restaurant that serves coffee. Nice viewing platform.

Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 4 April 2016

A very quick gondola up Mt. Senkoji with panoramic view of Onomichi and Setoda Island. Beautiful, easy and fast.

Thank Erica F
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