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Helpful staff at the station

They have assistance in English when you arrive for all the tourists and are able to direct you on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Phyllis M
Johannesburg, South Africa
Was closed due to Typhoon

In typical Japanese efficiency. The train track had been damaged by a typhoon a couple of months... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Gourock, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun 648-0211, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 736-56-2305
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Reviewed 4 days ago

They have assistance in English when you arrive for all the tourists and are able to direct you on which bus to get on to get to your destination. Friendly staff.

Thank Phyllis M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

after taking train about30-40minutes from Hashimoto station, The train arrived Koyasan station whrere I took the cable car to the end(bus terminal)at 900 meter above sea level.thrre is souvenir shop/ cafe.

Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This station is ran by very kind and responsible people. After getting off the cable car I forgot my umbrella in there and the lady at the station ran for it like a hero and brought it back with the biggest smile.

Thank Gilava P
Reviewed 4 May 2018

From Nara we had to take two trains and a cable car to reach Koyasan at a height. The Japanese value time in its true sense, theirs and ours. We hardly ever waited for trains, ever there, even the cable car! Most admirable culture, hospitality...More

Thank ACT1943
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

It’s fixed and working since April 2018. Get your cameras out. Also week days 2-3pm there’s a huge gap of no cable cars and or trains Is look up the schedule ahead as I had to wait an hour. Really beautiful view in the waiting...More

Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived on the cable car and were met by a helpful, English speaking man who asked where we were staying and told us what bus to catch. A great start to a very interesting visit to Kyosan.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

A very good way to access Koyasan. Then you can take the cable car the rest of the way up the mountain. It's a comfortable ride with pretty scenery and town's on the way. Not a bad option.

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

In typical Japanese efficiency. The train track had been damaged by a typhoon a couple of months earlier. When we got off our connecting train a bus was waiting. It left exactly when the train would have left, bypassing the rope way we where driven...More

1  Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We spoke to some helpful people at Osaka station and got a combined ticket which took us from Osaka, on the train, on the funicular railway and the buses once in Koyasan. We had a JR Pass, but you can't use that to get to...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 14 January 2018

after all, it is from Gokurakubashi station that you take the funicular up to the buses waiting to take you in to town, or, exit the station and hike the Fudozaka Trail which brings you to the bus station at Nyonindo (you will be tired...More

Thank theBigBucketList
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