Hakone Ropeway, Hakone-machi

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Enjoy a view of Mt. Fuji and the surrounding countryside by riding Hakone Ropeway, a sightseeing gondola linking Sounzan with Togendai. Zip along the 4 km (2.5 mi) route to marvel at the volcanic hills rising beneath you. At the terminus, admire the blue waters of nearby Lake Ashi, and see if you can spot occasional fumes rising from the neighboring Owakudani volcanic valley. Be sure to check the website for the ropeway's status, as some stations may temporarily close due to volcanic activity. Plan to visit Hakone Ropeway and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Hakone-machi attractions using our Hakone-machi trip itinerary builder site .
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  • In the GW crowd is expected was suspended in strong winds between the 二日. I took in the early hours of the first three days as expected long lines. From sounzan station University because it was sunny then rode up to owakudani Station Road Nakatomi Mt. 見remashita nice. It is a spectacular view.
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  • Boring, jammed in the cable car with prob 20 or more people. All u see is trees and like grey coloured trees. Pretty dull and baron. Couldn't see Mount Fuji from it or any other activity on hakone fre...  more »
  • This tour is a must and good day trip from Tokyo. Or just along the way if travelling from Osaka to Tokyo with 1 night stopover. Just make sure its a clear day to enjoy the awesome views it offers. I ...  more »
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  • This was such a fun experience! The views were great! I wish we had picked up a brochure before hopping on the rope-way! They offer damp towels so you can cover your face against the sulfur smell. Very nice touch! We skipped stopping in the middle and regretted it at the end. There wasn't much to do at the end of the rope-way. Still it was a great time!
  • Well worth it, the scene is simply amazing and it's completely different experience when you visit during different season. Make sure you purchase the package where it gives you free ride for bus, train and the ferry. I would definitely recommend to visit.
  • The ropeway is a must for all who find themselves in Hakone. Not only does the ropeway connect Gora with Togendai, it offers some amazing sights and experiences along the way. Two transfers are required to complete the path but at these stations you can take your time and take in the nearby sights. This ropeway is included in the Hakone freepass.
  • Riding Hakone Ropeway allows you to enjoy the beaitiful scenery of Hakone and Mt. Fuji. You can also see Owakudani's Sulfuric Fumes and it's a great experience overall. If you love to see great views then I highky recommend you to ride this.
  • Excellent views of sulfur fields and Mt Fuji. Eat a black volcano egg at the top. There's a short hike at the top that was closed due to volcanic fumes.
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