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Great place for a hike

Close enough to Tokyo for a day trip. The hike is not too difficult and there are some beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Kasia Z
Perfect day trip from Tokyo

Easily reached by car via Tokyo bay aqua line and toll road up the mountain for 1000 jpy per car... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Melbourne, Australia
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Kyonan-machi, Awa-gun 299-2111, Chiba Prefecture
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

an easy hike. it takes around 50 minutes to reach the top. Do not miss to try seafood nearby station. Taking ferry to Kurihama is recommended in the evening.

Thank Prakash S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Close enough to Tokyo for a day trip. The hike is not too difficult and there are some beautiful views and scenery. Great view of Mt. Fuji from the top. The "view from hell" is smaller than i expected and being that it is Japan,...More

1  Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed 21 June 2017

All the hype by local travel websites prompted this long trip from Ueno to 鋸山, making several transfers and change of platforms after 2 1/2 hours and 2150 yen. You then took a cable car (another 500 yen), and then trekked another 600 steep steps...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Ride the rope car (cable car) to the observation section to view the surrounding of Tokyo Bay its a beautiful sight worth see and taking pictures of. Note: the are a lot of step to climb up and down to view 1,500 stone figures and...More

Thank odeo
Reviewed 7 January 2017

(went january 2016) This is a one of a kind destination that i highly recommend to visit, but i suggest that you wore "comfy shoes"..NO HIGH HEELS! start by exploring the observation deck then follow the trail and go see one of the largest buddhas...More

Thank AnnMielle P
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Beautiful view from there, the walk until there was also very pleasant and there's a parking lot nearby.

Thank Chic-backpacker
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Easily reached by car via Tokyo bay aqua line and toll road up the mountain for 1000 jpy per car. Free parking at the top makes this the better choice than the rope way (500 jpy per person one way).

Thank dullyjan
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

With only a few days' opportunity we headed off in spite of heavy mist and drizzle. No view for us but the mist lent a mystical air and the walk to the lookout was worth it.

Thank bjm286
Reviewed 11 September 2016

To get there from Tokyo it will take you about 2,5 hours. (by train, bus or Ferry) but its worth it. The view is amazing. You will need to pay another 600 Yen to get in this area (you also have to pay 1300 yen...More

Thank m-town2185
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We took the cable car up the mountain top and did not really expect to hike so far to see the Buddha. After about 20 mins hike to see the first statute and to the viewing point, we decided to take the hundreds steps to...More

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Response from odeo | Reviewed this property |
If you enjoy walking as much as I do the answer is yes. I want to warn you taking the ropeway up to the observation deck is good to view Tokyo Bay.. Seeing the giant buddha at the bottom you will walk down a lot of steps... More
24 November 2015|
Response from Gaikokujin P | Reviewed this property |
1) From Greater Tokyo, take a train (e.g. from Shinagawa sta.) - either JR Yokosuka Line to Kurihama sta., or Keikyu Main Line to Keikyu Kurihama sta.; therfrom, proceed either by bus (5-8 min) or on foot (approx.20-30 min... More
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