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Mt. Tanigawa is known as the "Alpine Plant Heaven," and plants including mountain lilies and the unfortunately-named skunk cabbage bloom in early summer. Because the mountain has a unique topography, visitors can enjoy both the flowers as well as snow on the east side of the mountain at the same time. Mt. Tanigawa has been very popular with rock climbers over the years, to the point where it has been said that the history of Mt. Tanigawa is also the history of rock climbing in Japan.

  • Address

    Yubiso, Minakami-machi, Tone, Gunma

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  • Entry fee


  • Opening Hours

    Ropeway to Tenjindaira Station,
    departure point for hiking trails:
    Weekdays: 8:00 - 17:00
    (16th January - 19th March 9:00 - 17:00),
    Weekends and Holidays: 7:00 - 17:00
    (includes 14th - 16th August)

  • Closed

    29th December - 4th January

  • Website


  • Best Season

    All year

  • Point

    During bad weather, the ropeway may close and the hiking trails may become dangerous, so be sure to check the conditions before you go.

  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    Take a bus bound for Tanigawadake Ropeway from Joetsu Shinkansen Jomo-Kogen Station. It is a 50-minute ride. -Take a bus bound for Tanigawadake Ropeway from Joetsu Line Minakami Station. It is a 25-minute ride.

    A 25-minute drive from Kanetsu Expressway Minakami Interchange via National Route 291 towards Mount Tanigawa.

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