Explore the most unmissable spots of Mt. Gozaisho with ease
This is the perfect course for those who want to see all the attractions of Mt. Gozaisho, but do not have enough time and energy to do so. This course offers good value for time and money as it incorporates the best, must-see locations, which naturally including the summit – the top spot for photos.
The highlight of Gozaisho Ropeway is a commanding panoramic view of Ise Bay. Enjoy magnificent views of the beautiful landscape. If you are lucky, a wild Japanese serow, a special natural treasure of Japan, might appear right under the gondola.
2Enjoy the landscape from Chouyoudai ObservatoryMAP2
Chouyoudai Observatory commands a panoramic view towards the east of Mt. Gozaisho, overlooking the wide landscape spreading from Ise Bay to the Noubi Plain. An excellent spot for a photo!
3Head for Fujimi-iwa (Mt. Fuji-overlooking) ObservatoryMAP4
Walking down a short distance from the Chouyoudai Observatory, you will come across the Fujimi-iwa Observatory. As the name implies, from here you can see Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain, under good weather conditions when the sky is clear. Experience the thrill of viewing the landscape at the observatory without safety barriers!! This is the best location for photos of all the Gozaisho features, including the ropeway, white iron ropeway tower and breathtaking landscape.
4Take the sightseeing lift to the first-order triangulation point (summit)MAPCDF
Sit back and relax as you let a comfortable lift ride take you to the summit of Mt. Gozaisho. It’s much easier than walking and offers views you cannot find anywhere else. The summit is on the border of Mie and Shiga Prefectures, so visitors often take photos across the border to post on social media.
5Head for Boukodai (Lake-viewing) Lookout MAP7
A little walk from the summit leads you to the Lake-viewing Lookout overlooking Lake Biwa. Mt. Amagoi, the highest peak of the Suzuka Seven Mountains, can be seen right in front of you. This lookout is located in a rocky place without safety barriers and is exposed to strong wind, so watch your footing as you enjoy the views.
6Take the sightseeing lift to Restaurant NatureMAP1
After fully enjoying a stroll at the summit, take a ride on the sightseeing lift to the Midway Station and head for Restaurant Nature. Enjoy popular Summit Curry Udon Noodles and other delicious local specialties from Mie alongside the magnificent views through the window. See Restaurant Menu
7See Restaurant MenuMAP10
Take a ride on a ropeway gondola to the base of the mountain and look for gifts. Browse the shops offering a wide variety of gifts, including high-quality cakes from Yunoyama Onsen Hot Springs and retro items that remind you of the good old days.