Fuji-Q Highland

35.4873138.7805Koordinaten: 35 ° 29 ' 14.3 "N, 138 ° 46' 49.8 " E

Fuji -Q Highland (Japanese富士急 ハイ ランド, Fujikyu Hairando ), rarely also Fujikyu Highland is an amusement park in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. It belongs to the group of companies of the railway company Fuji kyuko, short Fujikyu.

The amusement park is located at the northern foot of Mount Fuji. He has, among other things, several world famous roller coasters and Thomas Land, a children's amusement area with a Thomas & Friends - theming.

Important roller coasters

Some of the roller coasters entered at the time of commissioning new territory:

  • Fujiyama, opened in 1996, height 79 m, maximum speed 130 km / h; Fujiyama was the opening time of the world's tallest roller coaster. It was replaced by the Millennium Force roller coaster at Cedar Point, Ohio, USA in 2000.
  • Dodonpa, opened in 2001, height 52 m, maximum speed 172 km / h; Dodonpa features a pneumatic launching system s speeds the roller coaster car within 1.8 to 172 km / h. At the opening, it was the fastest roller coaster in the world, but was superseded by the Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point, Ohio, USA, 2003. Nevertheless Dodonpa continues the roller coaster with the highest start acceleration.
  • Eejanaika, opened in 2006, height 76 m, maximum speed 126 km / h; Eejanaika was opened as a second 4th Dimension coaster. The first was X ² at Six Flags Magic Mountain. The seats of this roller coaster types can be freely rotated while driving through a mechanism so that have given rise to the path course more inversions. Eejanaika is until today (2011 ) the latest and greatest roller coaster of this type.
  • Takabisha, opened on 16 July 2011 Height: 43 m, maximum speed: 100 km / h It is equipped with 121 ° slope the steepest roller coaster in the world and triggered the issuing 25 June 2011 Timber Drop in France from. It has seven inversions and 1004 meters long. She is also the model Euro -Fighter of the manufacturer Gerstlauer Amusement Rides and the largest roller coaster type.


The Fuji -Q Highland is situated in a plain at the foot of Mount Fuji. The surrounding cities are known for their tourist location on five lakes, the view of Mount Fuji and the proximity to hiking areas.


The Fuji -Q Highland has its own station Fuji -Q Highland in the Fujikyuko line of Otsuki after Fujikawaguchiko. There are several buses that leave daily from the train stations of Tokyo, Shinjuku, Yokohama and Omiya to Fuji -Q Highland. In addition, there is a large parking lot for cars at the main entrance of the Fuji- Q Highlands.