Otaru Mt.Tengu ski resort runs rope way for first sunrise on January 1.
Of course you can see the first sunrise and besides, you can do the New Year's visit to a "Otaru Mt.Tengu Shrine".
Generally, Japanese people visit shrines to pray for happiness and good health in the coming year.
Why don't you experience Japanese style new year's days?
In addition, at "Sightly Restaurant Tengu", hot rice-cake soup will be provided to first 100 visitors from 7am.
Hot rice-cake soup is traditional food in New year's days in Japan as well.
And this is great information for those who love skiing and snowboarding.
Mt. Tengu ski resort is also opened from 7am, and skiers and snowboarders can take rope way from 7am to 9am for 1,000 yen as unlimited ride.
This is one of beautiful ways to spend New Year's days in Otaru.
Night view from the mountaintop of Tengu ↓
Otaru Mt.Tengu First Sunrise Operation
●Date: January 1, 6:30am ~
●Place: Top of Mt.Tengu
●Access: Take a bus from Chuo-bus Otaru station terminal Gate 3. Required about 20 minutes. Bus fare 210yen for one way.
●Enquiry: +81 134 33 7381