A new cable car will run in a UNESCO World Heritage

This new cable car will debut in Mount Koyasan, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Wakayama Prefecture.

The cable car runs for 800 meters with a height difference of 328 meters, connecting Gokurakubashi and Koyasan stations by a ride of about five minutes.

The cable car design will feature a streamlined design; “it represents an image of Koyasan, which has become international with an increasing number of visitors from overseas,” said a representative of Nankai Electric Railway Co., which operates the Koyasan Cable Car Line.

It will ride the cable car system for the first time in 55 years in March, providing passengers a scenic view and a comfortable ride.

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