Service Information

  • Maya Cable

    No service provided on Tuesdays.

  • Maya Ropeway

    No service provided on Tuesdays.

  • Rokko-Arima Ropeway

    Service operating normally.

INFORMATION

2018.10.1

  • Maya

The event “Zen Meditation Experience and Buddhist Statue Viewing at Maya Tenjo-ji (Temple)” on October 2, 2018 has been cancelled.

he Cruise Ship “Celebrity Millennium” will be arriving at the Kobe Port at p.m. 5, October 2, 2018 behind schedule. One of the welcome events, “Zen Meditation Experience and Buddhist Statue Viewing at Maya Tenjo-ji (Temple)” from p.m.4 of the day has been cancelled due to the delay of the arrival of the ship.
We sincerely apologize for your inconvenience.

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2018.9.18

  • Maya

Special “Maya Viewline Service” and “Free Direct Shuttle Bus Service” in Commemoration of the Arrival of the Cruise Ship and Kobe Tourism Day!

In commemoration of the arrival of the “Celebrity Millennium” large-scale cruise ship and “Kobe Tourism Day,” the Maya Viewline will be operating under the following special schedule.

Additionally, we will also be offering a free direct shuttle bus service that will connect Port Terminal with the “Maya Viewline.” These bus services are available not only to cruise ship passengers, and they will also be offered to the general public as well.

 

  

 

■Maya Viewline (Maya Cable Car and Ropeway) Special Operating Schedule

October 2nd, 2018 (Tue.)

Starting from 2:40 p.m. and onward. Final inbound ride leaving from Hoshi no Eki Station at 8:50 p.m.

*Although ride services are typically suspended on Tuesdays, rides will be provided as part of the special operating schedule.

November 12th, 2018 (Mon.)

Starting from 10:00 a.m. and onward. Final inbound ride leaving from Hoshi no Eki Station at 8:50 p.m.

*As part of the special operating schedule, rides will be provided later into the night.

 

■Free Direct Shuttle Bus Operating Schedule (Between Port Terminal and Maya Cable Station)

[Leaving from Port Terminal]

October 2nd (Tue.) and November 12th (Mon.), 2018

Starting from 2:00 p.m. (buses leave every 30-minutes). Final ride departing at 7:30 p.m.

October 3rd, 2018 (Wed.)

starting from 9:30 a.m. (buses leave every 30-minutes). Final ride departing at 1:30 p.m.

[Leaving from Maya Cable Station]

October 2nd (Tue.) and November 12th (Mon.), 2018

Starting from 3:45 p.m. (buses leave every 30-minutes). Final ride departing at 9:15 p.m.

October 3rd, 2018 (Wed.)

starting from 11:15 a.m. (buses leave every 30-minutes). Final ride departing at 3:45 p.m.

*Boarding location: Port Terminal 3rd floor bus boarding area

*No reservation required.

*Anyone is free to use this service.

 


 

As anyone is free to participate in this event, we look forward to seeing you.

 

(1) “Zen Mediation Experience and Buddhist Statue Viewing at Maya Tenjō-ji (Temple)”

At the Maya Tenjō-ji (temple), which is famous for being dedicated to Queen Maya, birth mother of Gautama Buddha, a high priest will lead a simplified Zen meditation experience geared toward foreign tourists, and visitors will also be able to view its brilliantly colorful Buddhist statues.

Date and time: October 2nd (Tue.) and November 12th (Mon.) 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Meeting-place: Maya Ropeway Hoshi no Eki Station at 3:40 p.m.

Participants: Cruise ship passengers given first priority. Limited to 20 participants.

 

(2) “Mt. Maya Gift Making,” “Corner to Experience Nostalgic Games,” “Hammock Café”

We will be conducting a popular craft-making workshop that involves raffia-fiber pendant-making. Participants can take home the gift that they make during this activity. There will also be a corner where participants can experience playing with nostalgic Japanese toys, such as kendama (cup-and-ball game), Japanese yo-yos, and origami, etc. Visitors can also use brushes to experience practicing Japanese calligraphy. Additionally, hammocks will be installed at Kikuseidai Park, and a limited-time café will be opened to allow guests to spend a leisurely time enjoying coffee blends provided by local coffee manufacturer Hagihara Coffee.

Date and time: October 3rd (Wed.) 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Place: Kikuseidai Park (in the event of inclement weather: Maya View Terrace 702)

Participants: Open to the general public

 

(3) Maya Viewline “Instagram Photo Contest 2018” Campaign

We will be offering commemorative presents for visitors that post their photos for the “Instagram Photo Contest 2018.”

Date and time: October 2nd (Tue.) and November 12th (Mon.) 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

                               October 3rd (Wed.) 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Place: Maya Ropeway Hoshi no Eki Station

Participants: Open to the general public

Commemorative present: Postcard or transparent file folder (while supplies last)

 

(4) Commemorative Photography Services

We can assist you in taking commemorative photographs of your family and friends using your smartphone, etc. Use the on-site original Maya Viewline props to create enjoyable memories during your trip.

Date and time: October 2nd (Tue.) and November 12th (Mon.) 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

October 3rd (Wed.) 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Place: Maya Ropeway Hoshi no Eki Station

Participants: Open to the general public

 

(5) Kobe Tourism Day Commemorative Ropeway Goods Present

We will be giving away Ropeway related goods to the first 200 visitors arriving at Maya Cable Station starting from the first ride of the day.

Date and time: October 3rd (Wed.) starting from the first ride at 10:00 a.m. and onward.

Place: Maya Cable Station

Participants: You must purchase a boarding ticket on the day of the event to be eligible.

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2018.4.10

  • Rokko-Arima
  • Maya

Notice – Special service schedule for the spring season

Special schedule for the Maya Viewline and Rokko-Arima Ropeway

 

Maya Viewline (Maya Cable & Ropeway)

■April 24, 2018 (Tues) special schedule
First departure 15:30~ Hoshi no Eki Sta. final down-line service 20:50
*Service from evening.
■ Extended service: April 27, 2018 (Fri) ~ May 6 (Sun)
First departure 10:00 ~ Hoshi no Eki Sta. final down line service 20:50
*Service available on May 1 (Tues)

 

 

Rokko-Arima Ropeway

■ Extended service schedule on May 3 (Thurs) & May 4 (Fri)
-First departure 9:30~final departure 20:50

 

 

Spring has come!
Fresh verdure during the day! Night-view at night! Come and visit Mt. Rokko.
For service details, please see here.

Maya Viewline

Rokko-Arima Ropeway

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2017.12.25

  • Rokko-Arima
  • Maya

Service for the Maya Viewline and Rokko-Arima Ropeway will be suspended from February 23, 2018 to March 9, 2018 due to annual maintenance checks.

Days out of service to annual maintenance.

 

Maya Viewline (Maya Cable & Ropeway) :Feb.23,Fri ~ Mar.9,Fri

Rokko-Arima Ropeway :Feb.23,Fri ~ Mar.9,Fri

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2018.1.26

  • Maya

During the Chinese New Year Festival period, extended night-time service will be provided for the Maya Viewline.

During the Chinese New Year Festival period, extended night-time service will be provided for the Maya Viewline.

 

-February 16, 2018 – February 22, 2018 : 10:00 am – 7:50 pm

* The Maya Viewline is closed on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

 

Please see the operating schedules for details.

Operating hours of The Maya Viewline

 

 

 

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2017.12.15

  • Maya

During the end of the year and new year period, the special operating schedule will be provided for the Maya Viewline.

The special operating schedule for the Maya Viewline, during the end of the year and new year period are as follows:

– December 29, 2017 – December 31, 2018 : 10:00 am – 7:50 pm

– January 2, 2018 – January 3, 2018 : 10:00 am – 7:50 pm

 

On New Year’s Day, service for the Maya Viewline will begin at 6:00 AM, as part of its “First Sunrise” operating schedule.

-January 1, 2018 : 6:00 am – 5:30 pm

Please see the operating schedules for details.

 

Operating hours of The Maya Viewline

 

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2017.9.26

  • Maya

Extended night-time service will be provided for the Maya Viewline from September 29, 2017 to October 5, 2017.

You can enjoy one of the top 3 night-views in Japan at Maya Kikuseidai.

 

Operating hours : 10:00-20:50

(Closed on Tuesday ,October 3 ,2017)

 

Please see the operating schedules for details.

 

Operating hours of The Maya Viewline

 

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2017.7.18

  • Rokko-Arima
  • Maya

2017 One Coin Campaign!

From August 21 (Mon) – 25 (Fri) 2017

the Maya Viewline and Rokko-Arima Ropeway will be operating unlimited rides for 500yen per day for adults and free for children (elementary school age or younger).

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It is expected to be crowded on the days.

It’s better to give yourselves a little extra time.

Please use public transportation to come to the Maya Viewline and the Rokko-Arima Ropeway.

 

*During this period, Free shuttle bus service from Sannomiya Station to Maya Cable Shita bus-stop (located right near Maya Cable Station) is operated.

 

http://www.city.kobe.lg.jp/foreign/english/index.html

 

 

 

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2017.5.10

  • Rokko-Arima

“Omotenashi” by “Pepper” at  Arima Onsen Sta.!

Pepper who is a humanoid robot guides you about information of Ropeway service,

 

connection with other means of transportation, tourist facilities and sightseeing spots on Mt. Rokko in English, Chinese and Japanese at Arima Onsen Sta.

 

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2017.4.26

  • Maya

During the Golden Week period, extended night-time service will be provided for the Maya Viewline.

During the Golden Week period, extended night-time service will be provided for the Maya Viewline.

 

-April 28, 2017 – May 7, 2017 : 10:00 am – 8:50 pm

* We are open  the Tuesday, May 2st.

 

Please see the operating schedules for details.

Operating hours of The Maya Viewline

 

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