Guide - Experience - Mount Nokogiri

Mount Nokogiri

Gaze out upon the glory of Tokyo Bay
Opening Hours 16 February – 15 November: 9am – 5pm; 16 November – 15 February: 9am – 4pm

Perfect as a day trip from central Tokyo, Mount Nokogiri is located on the opposite side of Tokyo Bay and boasts a breathtaking view of Mount Fuji. Take the ropeway to the summit, and roam the expansive grounds of Nihon-ji temple, home to statues of the Buddha and Kannon; among other holy artefacts.

Transport 8-minute walk from JR Hamakanaya Station on the Uchibo Line, or a 12-minute walk from Hamakanaya Port from Kanaya Port in Tokyo Bay
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Mount Nokogiri, Kyonan-machi, Awa-gun, Chiba 299-1901
299-1901 千葉県安房郡鋸南町鋸山

1. The Daibutsu (“great Buddha”) of Nihonji was completed in 1783 and was once the largest stone Buddha in Japan.

2. Take a moment to appreciate the temple’s beautiful wooden architecture by stopping to pay your respects and make a wish.

3. You will spot many more Buddha statues, in different styles and poses, during your visit.

4. Take a ride up the mountain on the Nokogiriyama Ropeway, which climbs a vertical interval of 223m in about 3 minutes.

5. Do you dare look down from this viewing deck? A stunning view awaits those who can brave the heights!

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