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Yunohira Lookout

Address: 1025 Sakurajima Koikecho, Kagoshima 891-1417, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Ranked #14 of 59 Attractions in Kagoshima
Type: Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks

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Bangkok, Thailand
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84 reviews 84 reviews
61 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The bus will stop here for 15-20 mins, so everyone could go up to the observatory and have look at Sakurajima and Kagoshima city on another side. It'd be more beautiful if I went there on a clear sky day, anyway, it's still fantastic.

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Singapore, Singapore
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379 reviews 379 reviews
155 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This place offers a top of the world experience. You need to pray for good wind direction so that the ashes from the volcano is not blowing towards you! Else you will be shrouded with ashes and no view!

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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372 reviews 372 reviews
226 attraction reviews
414 helpful votes 414 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

At the top of the Sakurajima mountains is the Yunohira lookout which provides beautiful panoramic views of Kagoshima and the base of the Sakurajima mountains. This is one of the must stops for any bus or car tour of Kagoshima. Provides stunning opportunities for photos and will be the highlight of your day on Sakurajima.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

This location is 373 m above sea level and is supposed to be the closest access point to the crater. Great for a close clear shot of the crater. Thanks to a Japanese guide who pointed out a heart-shaped stone to us. There are supposed to be 7 hidden hearts on the walls. No time for "hearts hunting" if you... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

You can see the mountain and Kagoshima city. Good view, but the lookout is not a must, because it is just another view point. So I recommend that you take a walk at the seaside near the visitor center and see the view, if you don't have much time at the island. To go to Yunohira Lookout, you have to... More 

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