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Shosen Gorge Ropeway

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Area:Kofu/Shosen Gorge

You can enjoy the 5 minute aerial walk on the Shosenkyo Gorge Ropeway from the ropeway gate to the Panorama-dai station at the summit. With just 30 minutes at the shortest, from going-up to going-down, its ease makes it popular among tourists. You can enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Mt. Fuji and the Minami Alps Mountains from Panorama-dai, at a height of 1,058m. During the 20-minute walk from Yosaburodake to Panorama-dai, you can stop around the viewing platform with a fine view. There is a restaurant at the summit, where you rest while viewing the beautiful landscape. Popular sellers of the shops at the gate and the station are original Japanese bags made out of paper charms which bring luck in money. For about 5 minutes you will reach the Panorama-dai station at the summit of Mt. Rakanji (Yosaburodake). Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Mt. Fuji and the Minami Alps Mountains from Panorama-dai. Mt. Rakanji is a 20-minute walk from the summit.

Location

Zip-code

400-1217

Address

441 Ikari-cho, Kofu City

Transportation

Nearest I.C.

Chuo Expressway, Kofu-Showa IC

Nearest station

JR Chuo Main Line, Kofu Station

Nearest highway bus stop

Kofu Station

Nearest bus stop

Shosenkyo-taki-ue

Transportation details

30 minutes by car from Kofu Station, JR Chuo Line.

Parking

Bus

8buses

Car

80cars

Notes

Free Parking

Facilities

Rest room 

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Contact

Name

Shosenkyo Tourism Association

Telephone number

055-287-2158

Fax number

055-287-2113

URL

http://www.shosenkyo-kankoukyokai.com/( External link )

Time required

30min

Opening Days

All year round

Opening Hours

April – November: 9:00am – 5:30pm at 20 minute intervals (daily), December – March: 9:00am – 4:30pm at 20 minute intervals (daily).

Closing Days

Closed for one week from February to March

Fee

Round trip:
Adults: 1,200 yen (groups of over 20 people: 1,100 yen groups of over 50 people: 1,000 yen), Children (Ages 4–12): 600 yen
One-way trip:
Adults: 650 yen (groups of over 20 people: 550 yen groups of over 50 people: 500 yen), Children (Ages 4–12): 350 yen

Views

View of Mt. Fuji  View of The Southern Alps  Stunning night view  Beautiful starry sky

Links

Service in other languages is available

Foreign language assistance

Chinese |Korean

Type of foreign language assistance

Signs and guide posts available

Universal Design

Assistance dogs allowed  Infant facilities  Wheelchair user participation  Medical service/First aid  No steps   Stair rails  Parking for wheelchair visitors  Rest room for wheelchair users 

This information is current as of May 24, 2016
The contents are subject to change without prior notification.
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