Shimoda Ropeway Ticket - Round trip

With this ticket, take an aerial lift up Mount Nesugata and back on the Shimoda Ropeway, also called the Nesugatayama Ropeway. Travel 1,172 feet (540 meters) to the Nesugata Observatory in about three minutes. At the top, there’s a souvenir shop, restaurant, and panoramic views of the harbor. From there, a short walk leads to a nature park and pavilion-style temple. Rides operate every 15 minutes until late afternoon.
* Duration: 1 to 2 hours
* Starts: Shimoda, Japan
* Trip Category: Sightseeing Tickets & Passes >> Attraction Tickets




With this ticket, take an aerial lift up Mount Nesugata and back on the Shimoda Ropeway, also called the Nesugatayama Ropeway. Travel 1,172 feet (540 meters) to the Nesugata Observatory in about three minutes. At the top, there’s a souvenir shop, restaurant, and panoramic views of the harbor. From there, a short walk leads to a nature park and pavilion-style temple. Rides operate every 15 minutes until late afternoon.

Visit: Mount Nesugatayama Observatory, 1-3-2 Higashihongo, Shimoda 415-0035 Shizuoka Prefecture

The Shimoda Ropeway starts the trip up Mount Nesugata from Sanroku station, a short walk towards the river from Izukyu-Shimoda station. Your ticket grants a round-trip journey up the mountain and back. Rides up begin at 8:45am (weekend) 9:30am (weekday) and operate every 15 minutes until 30 minutes prior to the closing times.

Once you’ve made the 3-minute journey over the Inouzawa River and up the mountain, you have options. Visit the souvenir shop and restaurant at Nesugatayama station. Alternately, a pathway least through a mountaintop park to the Renjo Photo Memorial. Along the way, stop at the Aizendo pavilion-style temple, or take in views of the harbor and Izu Islands in the distance.

Duration: 1 hour