Akechidaira Ropeway

Coordinates: 36°44′14.1″N 139°30′58.2″E / 36.737250°N 139.516167°E / 36.737250; 139.516167
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Akechidaira Ropeway
CharacterAerial tramway
LocationNikkō, Tochigi, Japan
No. of stations2
Carrier capacity16 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration3 min
Technical features
Line length300 m (984 ft)
No. of cables3
Operating speed2.5 m/s
Vertical Interval86 m (282 ft)
Maximum Gradient30°

The Akechidaira Ropeway (明智平ロープウェイ, Akechidaira Rōpuwei) is Japanese aerial lift line in Nikkō, Tochigi, operated by Nikkō-Kōtsū (日光交通).[1] The Tōbu Group company mainly operates bus lines in the city.[2] The observatory has a view of Kegon Falls, Lake Chūzenji, and Mount Nantai. The line opened in 1933, and reopened in 1950.[3]

Basic data[edit]

  • Cable length: 300 m (984 ft)
  • Vertical interval: 86 m (282 ft)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Akechidaira Ropeway - Nikko, Tochigi". JapanTravel. Retrieved 2023-04-24.
  2. ^ "Akechidaira Ropeway | Tobu Railway Global Website". www.tobu.co.jp. Retrieved 2023-04-24.
  3. ^ "Mountains · Charles Nicholas Johnson Collection · University of Wisconsin-Parkside Digital Collections". archives.uwp.edu. Retrieved 2023-04-24.

External links[edit]

Media related to Akechidaira Ropeway at Wikimedia Commons

36°44′14.1″N 139°30′58.2″E / 36.737250°N 139.516167°E / 36.737250; 139.516167