Hiezan Railway Sakamoto Cable


cable sakamoto

Cable railway to reach Mt. Hiei and Enryakuji temple from Sakamoto at the foot of Mt. Hiei in Otsu, Shiga. It runs between Cable Sakamoto Station in Sakamoto at the foot of Mt. Hiei and Cable Enryakuji Station atop Mt. Hiei, taking 11 min. The distance is 2 km on a mountain slope. 比叡山鉄道 坂本ケーブル

The cable railway opened between Sakamoto and Mt. Hiei in 1927. It was Japan's longest cable car route (2,025 meters) at the time.

Hiezan Railway