Jupiter (Kijima Kogen)

Roller coaster in Japan
Watch the on-ride POV
Kijima Kogen
Location Beppu, Ōita Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates 33°15′48″N 131°25′43″E / 33.263284°N 131.428527°E / 33.263284; 131.428527
Status Operating since 1992
Rider height 120 cm minimum
Manufacturer Intamin
Designer / calculations Curtis D. Summers
Type Wooden
Track layout L-Shaped Out and Back
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Length 1600 metres
Inversions 0
Drop angle 45°
Duration 2:34

Jupiter (Japanese: ジュピター) is an Intamin wooden roller coaster located at Kijima Kogen in Beppu, Ōita Prefecture, Japan. Opened in 1992, Jupiter was the first wooden roller coaster in Japan and the only wooden roller coaster in Japan until White Canyon at Yomiuriland and White Cyclone at Nagashima Spa Land opened in 1994. At over 5,200 feet in length, Jupiter is the 7th longest wooden roller coaster in the world.




6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 24 riders per train.

External links

  • Jupiter on the Roller Coaster DataBase.