It is a four-story station building above the ground.
The first and second floors are stations, in the 3rd floor there are shops, the 4th floor is a cafeteria, and the rooftop is an observatory.
Bathrooms (handicapped accessible), elevator,
first aid room (breastfeeding)
An observatory deck on the roof of Nishihotakaguchi station. Take in the 360 degrees panoramic views of Hida Mountains including Mt. Nishihotaka, Yarigatake, and Kasagatake.
The view from here is featured on the Michelin Green Guide Japon with 2stars.
The highest post in Japan with delivery service throughout the year.
What about posting a postcard as your great memory?
“Yari Corridor”, where you can feel close to the Yari/Hotaka Mountain Range.
Renewal Opening on October 19, 2022!
The "Sengoku Garden", adjacent to Nishi-Hotakaguchi Station, is reborn as a "summit forest". Reinvented as a new space where you can interact with nature, such as the Yari Corridor and the Forest Terrace, embodying the concept of "Embracing bare nature with your five senses in the Northern Alps, one of the world's best".
The "Forest Terrace", which you can enjoy in many ways, surrounded by primeval forests at an altitude of over 2000m.
A "Forest Counter" from where you can see Mount Haku, and the coming and going of the cable cars
A "Table in the Forest" where the trees are whispering, the smell of greenery, and a fresh breeze
"Mount View" on the 4th floor of Nishihotakaguchi Station offers a lot of "delicious treats" with local ingredients.Enjoy a menu that you can only taste here!
The souvenir store on the 3rd floor of Nishihotakaguchi station complex.
With a wide selection of souvenir and memory-creating items, all are exclusive at this peak station with 2,156m altitude. Just pick your snack, postcards, and traditional handcrafts here.