Mount Tengu [天狗山]

Mt.Tengu from Otaru Canal

Ropeway to Mt.Tengu

Mount Tengu is a mountain 532 meters high located about 4 km southwest of central Otaru city.
It is called Tenguyama in Japanese.

From the foot of mountain, we can go up to the top with ropeway 735 meters long.

Night view of central Otaru from Mt.Tengu

Ski slope of Mt.Tengu

There are an observatory near the top.
And the night view of the Otaru city from here is one of three major ones in Hokkaido.

In winter, a sky area is opened on the northern slope of the mountain just under the ropeway.
It is a citizen's leisure facility and is used for teaching elementary and junior high school students in Otaru skiing.

Mt.Tengu Ropeway official website

How to get here

About 17 minutes by route bus from JR Otaru station.
Then, about 4 minutes by ropeway to the observatory.

Hotels in Otaru

Hotels in Otaru

Other Tourist Attractions in Otaru

Otaru Canal Bank of Japan Otaru Museum Sakaimachi street Sushiya-dori (Sushi bar street) Ungakan (Otaru Museum Annex) Former Otaru Branch of Nihon-Yusen Kihinkan (Former Aoyama Villa) Nishin Goten Otaru Aquarium Otamoi coast & Blue Cave

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