Kintetsu Beppu Ropeway, Beppu, Japan | CruiseBe
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Kintetsu Beppu Ropeway

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The Kintetsu Beppu Ropeway (近鉄・別府ロープウェイ, Kintetsu Beppu Rōpuwei) is a Japanese aerial lift line in Beppu, Ōita. This is the only line that Beppu Ropeway (別府ロープウェイ, Beppu Rōpuwei) operates. As the line name suggests, the company belongs to the Kintetsu Group. Opened in 1962, the line climbs Mount Tsurumi (鶴見岳) near the Beppu onsen hot spring resort. The mountain is most famous as one of the few hard rime sights in Kyūshū. The line operates the whole year.

Basic data

  • Cable length: 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
  • Vertical interval: 792 m (2,598 ft)


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