Cable car "Hakone ropeway"
Ride time - 20 minutes
Hakone Ropeway, located in the beautiful resort town of Hakone, Japan, is a unique cable car system that offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. One of the most striking features of the ropeway is the view of Owakudani, a volcanic valley filled with hot springs and bubbling pools of sulfuric water. Visitors can ride in a gondola and enjoy the panoramic views of Owakudani, as well as the nearby Lake Ashi and Mount Fuji in the distance.
Another unique feature of the Hakone Ropeway is its flexibility. Visitors can board and disembark at any of the four stations along the way, allowing for customizable travel itineraries. The ropeway also offers a convenient way to access other popular attractions in the area, such as the Hakone Open-Air Museum and the Pola Museum of Art.
Admission fees for the Hakone Ropeway vary depending on the number of stations visitors wish to travel between. A round-trip ticket between Sounzan Station and Togendai Station costs 1,600 yen for adults and 800 yen for children. Operating hours vary by season, but the ropeway is generally open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Be sure to check the official website for the most up-to-date information on hours of operation and ticket prices.