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Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0588, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 829-44-0316
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 November 2011

At first, we smarted under what appeared to be the steep fee to ride this ropeway. But then, with each stage, the feeling changed to elation and wonderment. The free bus takes you to the base of the first ropeway, which has more like a...More

5  Thank Globalist3000
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

So I went together with my girlfriend. We were only one day in Hiroshima and we had the bad luck of having a cloudy rainy day. We decided to use the ropeway anyway knowing we wouldn't be getting the postcardview but probably some misty look...More

2  Thank StewardOfDarksh... K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit to Miyajima island is a full day event as there are many interesting sights. Including free roaming deers, the Great Torri gate and Itsukushima shrine. We were also keen to climb Mt. Misen and required to use the Ropeway to gain access. Whilst...More

Thank matovinae
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A complimentary mini bus shuttle picks you up and takes you the 5 minute drive up to the base of the ropeway gondola. There are 2 stages to this trip and worth going to the top for stunning views of the whole bay and the...More

Thank Jan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great ride to the top of the mountain. The views from the top are spectacular. You can ride the cable car down again or choose from several walking paths down. If you decide to walk uphill you can also get the cable car down....More

Thank MadsDK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went up as soon as it opened and we would definitely recommend to to do this. It opens at 9am, otherwise it becomes very busy and ruins the view. I would suggest to take the ropeway up and to walk down. Lovely walks and...More

Thank rhiannonllewelyn
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous views from the viewing platform at the top - perfect for people who don’t have time to make the full hike! There are two separate cable cars that you will ride on your way to the top. The first holds six people and the...More

Thank Luke S
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The Miyajima Ropeway takes visitors close to the summit of Mt Misen and is definitely much easier than the long walk up (and/or down). You still have a bit of a hike to reach the summit, but there is also a very nice overlook at...More

Thank betteskid
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The Ropeway up to Mt Misen guarantees, you a beautiful view of the surrounding islands. I even managed to video an eagle flying beside our cabin! You need to change to another cabin for the second leg up to Mt Misen. From there, it will...More

Thank Machigoh
Reviewed 29 September 2018

It was an enjoyable ride to the top of Mount Misen. Unfortunately, the experience at the top was disappointing.

Thank doublescore27
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Just a short walk from our Ryokan to catch the cable car up the mountain.You have to change cars half way up which simply added to the fun and sense of adventure.Views on the way up and from the top were special. Do take the...More

Thank I H
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We used it to go to the top of the isle where you can have an amazing panorama. The ropeways are two: the first with in a little cable car over the woods and the second, bigger, where you can start to see something different......More

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