The Kurama-dera Cable is a funicular line operated by Kurama-dera. As a legally recognized Japanese railway line, this is the only one operated by a religious institution. Kurama-dera is a temple in Kurama-Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Japan. It was founded by Fujiwara-no-Isendo in 796. Kurama-dera is prominent as a place where Ushiwakamaru (Minamoto-no- Yositune) self-trained. The line is officially called Mount Kurama Cable Railway. The funicular line serves for the visitors to Kurama-dera. The line links from the main gate to the temple that resides in the heart of the Mount Kurama, Although the fare is free, only the people who donated the temple more than \100 is allowed to ride.