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December 4, 2008
May 26, 2003
We caught the next available cable-car to the Monkey park at the summit (departs every 15 minutes). There, we were greeted by red-faced monkeys huddled together for warmth. Visitors are encouraged to leave their bags in the provided lockers but camaras are allowed. However, feeding the animals are forbidden.
The view from the Monkey park observatory was suppose to include the entire island, even till Hiroshima in the mainland. Unfortunately, the weather did not cooperate and the sweeping views of the island and beyond was obscured by fog.
We purchase a one-way ropeway ticket from the vending machine at the ropeway station. It costs 1000 yen one way or 1700 yen for a return trip.
From journal Exploring Honshu, the Shinkansen way