Mount Kinka Ropeway in Gero Area

About Mount Kinka Ropeway

Mount Kinka Ropeway is a cable car that takes visitors up to the top of Mount Kinka, which is located in the Gero area of Gifu, Gifu, Japan. The ropeway is a popular tourist attraction that offers stunning views of the surrounding area.

Getting There

The Mount Kinka Ropeway is located at 1-1 Kinkazan, Gifu, Gifu 500-8705, Japan. The approximate latitude and longitude are 35.4392° N, 136.7541° E. Visitors can take a train to Gifu Station and then take a bus or taxi to the ropeway station.

Riding the Ropeway

The Mount Kinka Ropeway takes visitors on a 5-minute ride to the top of Mount Kinka. The cable car can accommodate up to 18 passengers at a time and offers panoramic views of the city and surrounding mountains. At the top of the mountain, visitors can explore the Kinkazan Observatory and enjoy a meal at the restaurant.

Tips for Visitors

  • Wear comfortable shoes as there are some steep steps to climb at the top of the mountain.
  • Bring a camera to capture the beautiful views.
  • Check the weather forecast before visiting as the ropeway may be closed in inclement weather.
  • Visit during the autumn months to see the beautiful fall foliage.