Beppu Ropeway and winter scenery on Mt. Tsurumi in Beppu City, Oita Prefecture
Located in Beppu City in Oita Prefecture, the northeast of Kyushu Island, Tsurumi-dake, or Mt. Tsurumi, offers a rare view of the silvery world of rime ice in winter when the conditions including temperature, humidity, and wind are perfect. The ice will shine in the sun and fascinate you with its glistening beauty. You can reach the top of the 1,300-meter-high mountain in just 10 minutes if you ride the Beppu Ropeway. The ropeway station is only a 20-minute ride on the Yufuin-bound bus from the JR Beppu Station. Hop on the Beppu Ropeway to enjoy the fantastic panoramic view.