The Shimoda Ropeway(下田ロープウェイ,Shimoda Rōpuwei?) is the name of a Japaneseaerial lift line in Shimoda, Shizuoka, as well as its operator. The company is a subsidiary of Izukyū Corporation. The line is also called Nesugatayama Ropeway(寝姿山ロープウェイ,Nesugatayama Rōpuwei?), as it climbs Mount Nesugata. The observatory has a view of Port of Shimoda and Pacific Ocean. The line began operation on April 1, 1961.