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Unzen visit

Go up to the Myoken Station in a lovely clear day. Can see the whole peninsula and further. It is... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Magnificent view from mountain top

It was a beautiful day to drive up through the Nita Pass. A note about expected wait for parking to... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2015
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15 Jan 2018
“Must ride..if u do not have time to hike”
6 Dec 2017
“Unzen visit”
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551 Obamacho Unzen, Unzen 854-0621, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Unzen mountain is beautiful and the rope way will take you to the top. Freezing cold during winter. Check forecast if road is open if u visit by car.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank kuru242
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Go up to the Myoken Station in a lovely clear day. Can see the whole peninsula and further. It is beautiful to ride the ropeway to the top.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank hkgphilip
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I've been on many ropeways in Japan with some being more memorable than others. I thought this was quite normal - there wasnt anything that got me particularly excited on the way up and down...and the ride was quick - about 5 mins max. top...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank silverspire
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This cable car enables you to enjoy majestic view of Amakusa islands. If you travel by public transportation recommend to use on demand taxi. Its called Heisei Kanko Taxi.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Yohsuke I
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

You can walk up to peak and save the money. Up way takes about 40minutes and down way is about 30 minutes.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank ChungkaiSin
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We parked in the large car park at the bottom the ropeway and saw that a large area of the lower hillside was covered with rhododendrons in bloom. We walked up a gentle path to the base station where we purchased our tickets - we...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Old_Hairy_Bear
Reviewed 11 February 2016

You can enjoy the Nita pass all year long, with Miyama Kirishima azaleas in the spring, dogwood and fresh greenery in the summer, autumn leaves in autumn, and hoarfrost in the winter. You can enjoy the changing features of the mountains and the spectacular view...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Wakatipu0101
Reviewed 6 January 2016

The view was excellent especially when we visited the autumnal colors were at its best. From the higher station, we could walk up to the top of the mountain. It was an easy hiking even for older people.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank TomS1945
Reviewed 26 November 2015

It was a beautiful day to drive up through the Nita Pass. A note about expected wait for parking to the ropeway will be shown before entering the pass road, thereafter there is no U-turn possible. Hence, be sure to check your travel plan/schedule. A...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank SmileyPic
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Most tourist materials will be advising you to take a "taxi" that runs 3 times (return trip) a day to the ropeway station. However, it is actually walk-able (or hike-able) from Unzen city to the station. We spent about 2 hrs leisure hike to get...More

Date of experience: February 2015
3  Thank ddzllt
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