Yokohama Air Cabin: A new futuristic ropeway in the middle of the city

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee

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We splash out on a pricey ticket for a ride that’s painfully short. 

Just a 20-minute train ride south of downtown Tokyo lies the port city of Yokohama, where you’ll find dozens of dancing Pikachus in summer, and a full-scale moving Gundam replica standing guard over the city every day of the year.

Now, a new urban ropeway called Yokohama Air Cabin is drawing visitors to the area, and when it opened on 22 April, our reporter Ninoude Punico was there to check it out.

▼ Entry to the Air Cabin is located directly opposite Sakuragicho Station (marked with an

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