Kanzanji Ropeway

The Kanzanji Ropeway (かんざんじロープウェイ, Kanzanji Rōpuwei) is Japanese aerial lift line in Nishi, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, operated by Entetsu Tourism Development (遠鉄観光開発). The Entetsu Group company also operates hotels, an amusement park Hamanako Palpal (浜名湖パルパル), and Hamanako Musical Box Museum (浜名湖オルゴールミュージアム), all around Kanzanji Onsen (舘山寺温泉) hot spring resort in Lake Hamana (浜名湖). Opened in 1960, the aerial lift links Kanzanji Onsen and Mount Ōkusa, across the northern cove of Lake Hamana.

Kanzanji Ropeway
Overview
StatusOperational
CharacterAerial tramway
LocationNishi, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan
No. of stations2
Open1960
Operation
OperatorEntetsu Tourism Development
Carrier capacity61 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration4 min
Technical features
Line length724 m (2,375 ft)
No. of cables2 track cables and 1 haulage rope
Operating speed7.0 m/s
Vertical Interval94 m (308 ft)
Maximum Gradient16°

Basic dataEdit

  • Cable length: 724 m (2,375 ft)
  • Vertical interval: 94 m (308 ft)

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Coordinates: 34°46′11.7″N 137°37′13.5″E / 34.769917°N 137.620417°E / 34.769917; 137.620417