Thing to See

THINGS TO SEE & DO

Beautiful panoramic views over the town of Kinosaki. On clear days you can see out over onto the Sea of Japan.

Ropeway
The view from Mount Taishi at the top of Kinosaki Ropeway was awarded one star in the Michelin Green Guide Japan as a spectacular view.
POINT OF INTEREST
Midway up the ropeway at the intermediate station, is the patron temple of Kinosaki Onsen, Onsenji Temple. When Kinosaki Onsen was first established it was a well known rule that one must first travel up the mountain to the Onsenji Temple before entering any of the hot springs. Here they had to learn the proper method of entering the hot springs, pray for permission and received a special ladle to be used in the hot springs.
Scenic View
Scenic View
The observation deck offers a panoramic view over the town as well as out on to the Maruyama River and Sea of Japan.
Onsenji Temple
Onsenji Temple
This anceint temple was built in 738. At the foot of the mountain is the temple gate and Yakushido hall, the main temple is located at the ropeway's middle station.
Hiking
Hiking
There is a hiking course from the foot of the temple gate leading up to the main temple located at the middle station of the ropeway. The hike takes about 20 minutes.
Disc Throwing
Disc Throwing
The goal is to hit the target with your clay discs. They say if you are able to hit the target that your wishes will come true.
INFORMATION
806 Yushima, Kinosaki-cho, Toyooka, Hyogo Prefecture
0796-32-2530(Japanese Only) http://kinosaki-ropeway.jp/sp/en/
Open from 9:10am to 4:50pm Mon.-Sun.
Last ride up is at 4:50pm. Last ride down is at 5:10pm.
Round trip to summit 900yen(450yen/child)
Round trip to middle station 560yen(280yen/child)
One way to summit 460yen(240yen/child)
One way to middle station 290yen(140yen/child)
806 Yushima, Kinosaki-cho, Toyooka, Hyogo Prefecture
0796-32-2530(Japanese Only)
http://kinosaki-ropeway.jp/sp/en/
Open from 9:10am to 4:50pm Mon.-Sun.
Last ride up is at 4:50pm. Last ride down is at 5:10pm.
Round trip to summit 900yen(450yen/child)
Round trip to middle station 560yen(280yen/child)
One way to summit 460yen(240yen/child)
One way to middle station 290yen(140yen/child)
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