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Akiyoshidai Karst Observatory

Akiyoshidai, Shuhocho Akiyoshi, Mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture 754-0511, Japan
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Ranked #3 of 8 Attractions in Mine
Type: Lookouts
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Yamaguchi, Japan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Free of charge, but 20min (by car) away from nearest train station (Mine Station). Either go by car or by bus. Bus schedule and fares can be found here: http://english.karusuto.com/html/access/ The observatory gives a beautiful view of the Akiyoshidai. The mountain range seems to go on and on. And depending on the time of year, it will have a different... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

If you are going to the caves take some time to go up top to the observatory and look over the Karst Landscape. Very dramatic and affecting

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

This observation deck provides a panoramic view of the Karst Plateau, with a map pinpointing what you are viewing.

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