We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Matsuyama Castle Ropeway / Lift

3-2-46 Okaido, Matsuyama 790-0004, Ehime Prefecture
+81 89-948-6556
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Only a very short ride

We walked up (about 30 mins. but all the way up hill) instead as we didn't want to waste time... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
bkpkwok
,
Hong Kong
visit matsyyama castle

There are 2 types of transportation to the castle, we choose the ropeway lift up and down. But it... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
hkgphilip
,
hkg
Read all 588 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good49%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cable car” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
3-2-46 Okaido, Matsuyama 790-0004, Ehime Prefecture
CONTACT
Website
+81 89-948-6556
Write a ReviewReviews (588)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 50 reviews

Reviewed 6 December 2017

We walked up (about 30 mins. but all the way up hill) instead as we didn't want to waste time waiting for the ropeway and found out that the chairlift or ropeway was extremely short. After that, you still have to walk up a little...More

Thank bkpkwok
Reviewed 14 November 2017

There are 2 types of transportation to the castle, we choose the ropeway lift up and down. But it is quicker to take the cable car. enjoyed the view

Thank hkgphilip
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Very smooth and cheap ride to the top. Didn't take the chairlift but it looked fine too but if you don't like either of these there are steps as well.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I took the rope chair and OMG there was not seat-belt. It was very scary. What would happened if i leaned forward accidentally? What about if it just stopped all out of sudden. I could not recommend it unless you really have your GUTS.

Thank hugomember
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I actually went up and down in one trip because I remember chair lifts when I was a kid and hadn't seen one in ages. Children under 6 years of age cannot use it. There is a safety catching cage under the entire route. Enjoy...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

nice place to visit Really fun and easy way to access the castle. The ropeway has some good views over the town, and it is a good way to get to the castle.

Thank Vadhanasuk S
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Really fun and easy way to access the castle. The ropeway has some good views over the town, and it is a good way to get to the castle.

Thank Rockit2000
Reviewed 7 May 2017

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

Thank Criscris88
Reviewed 3 May 2017

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
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...More

1  Thank Cindy A
PreviousNext
12345
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 91 hotels in Matsuyama
International Hotel Matsuyama
71 reviews
.17 miles away
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Matsuyama
84 reviews
.21 miles away
Toyoko Inn Matsuyama Ichibancho
98 reviews
.24 miles away
Abis Inn
33 reviews
.24 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Qupu Qupu Asian Restaurant Cafe
.02 miles away
Utsukushii Sora
.02 miles away
Ehimesm, Lublu Matsuyama
6 reviews
.03 miles away
Art&Cafe Minatoya
.03 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Matsuyama Castle
1,551 reviews
.33 miles away
Ozu Shiroyama Park
50 reviews
.33 miles away
Okaido Shopping Street
208 reviews
.28 miles away
Bansuiso
174 reviews
.26 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Matsuyama Castle Ropeway / Lift staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit