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Ropeway, etc. Spots in Tochigi Area

  • Akechidaira Ropeway
    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Hosomachi 709-5
    This aerial tramway is located in Nikko City. It takes passengers from Akechidaira to an observation deck located at an altitude of 1,373 meters in about three minutes. Passengers can view magnificent sweeping views of the steep folding screen-shaped cliffs, numerous mountain ranges, Lake Chuzenji, Kegon Falls, Mt. Nantai, and beyond. During the fall foliage season, the tramway's hours may be moved up or extended.
  • Kinugawa Onsen Ropeway
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    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Kinugawaonsentaki 834
    A ropeway for tourists located in the Kinugawa Onsen hot spring resort village. The ropeway connects Kinugawaonsen-Sanroku Station at the base of a large hill to a scenic overlook at its summit. Also known as “Osaru no Yama” (“Monkey Mountain”), several Japanese macaques are kept at the scenic overlook. Visitors can purchase food to give to the monkeys. Onsen-jinja Shrine stands at the rear of the scenic overlook and enshrines a portion of the deity which the Toyokawa Inari-jinja shrine houses. Viewed as a god of both business prosperity and hot springs, many locals come here to pray for good luck.

    A large cage filled with relaxed looking monkeys and nothing else. Walking path was closed due to bear threat. 5 minute activity but costs around 1000 yen.

  • Sancho Sta.(Nasu Ropeway)
    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nasu County Nasu Town Yumoto
  • Sanroku Sta.(Nasu Ropeway)
    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nasu County Nasu Town Yumoto

Tochigi Areas


Most visits to Tochigi revolve around Nikko, a small city home to the spectacular, lavishly decorated Toshogu Shrine and Nikko National Park with its mountains, lakes, waterfalls, onsen, and wild monkeys. Neighboring Oku-Nikko is an extension of the fantastic scenery famous for its autumn leaves, while Tochigi's capital, Utsunomiya, is the only place in the world where you can find oya stone beautifully exhibited in temples and the Oya History Museum.

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