The great view at the summit can be reached in about 3 minutes.

The Ropeway Summit Station, situated on the approximately 200-meter high summit of Mount Shiroyama, is connected to the Ropeway Base Station in front of Kikko Park by a journey of around three minutes.
You can enjoy a wide vista that includes Kikko Park, the Nishiki River, Kintaikyo Bridge and the old castle town, and in the far distance, you can even see Iwakuni Kintaikyo Airport and the islands of the Seto Inland Sea.
There is a roofed resting area and a viewing platform at the summit, where you can enjoy the time until you board the return ropeway car.



2-6-51 Yokoyama, Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Prefecture

Open Hours



Closed Day(s)

14:00~ Sept. 30  / 14:00~, Oct. 29, 2021 /
14:00~, Nov. 30, 2021 / 14:00~, Dec. 27, 2021
15:00~, Dec. 31, 2021 



Not required

Time Required

3 min per one-way ride



Access from Kintaikyo Bridge

10 min walk


(Individuals) Adults: 330 yen one-way, 560 yen round-trip;
Children under 12: 150 yen one-way, 260 yen round-trip
(Groups of 15+ people) Adults: 270 yen one-way, 440 yen round-trip;
Children under 12: 110 yen one-way, 190 yen round-trip

Discount Tickets

A discount set ticket is available for visiting all three of the following facilities: Kintaikyo Bridge, Iwakuni Castle, Ropeway.
Discount details:
(Individuals) Adults: 1140 yen → 970 yen,
Children under 12: 530 yen → 460 yen
(Groups of 15+ people) Adults: 900 yen → 760 yen,
Children under 12: 400 yen → 350 yen