Senkōji Ropeway

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Senkōji Ropeway
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Overview
StatusOperational
CharacterAerial tramway
LocationOnomichi, Hiroshima, Japan
No. of stations2
Operation
Carrier capacity31 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Technical features
Line length361 m (1,184 ft)
No. of cables1 track cable and 2 haulage ropes
Operating speed3.0 m/s
Vertical Interval115 m (377 ft)

The Senkōji Ropeway (千光寺山ロープウェイ, Senkōjiyama Rōpuwei) is a Japanese aerial lift line in Onomichi, Hiroshima, operated by the city government. Opened in 1957, the line climbs Mount Senkōji of Senkō-ji, a famous temple. Senkōji Park around the temple is famous for its cherry blossoms in spring.

Basic data[edit]

  • Cable length: 361 m (1,184 ft)
  • Vertical interval: 115 m (377 ft)

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Coordinates: 34°24′38.2″N 133°11′58.4″E / 34.410611°N 133.199556°E / 34.410611; 133.199556