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Tamatorizaki Observatory

Address: Ibaruma, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture 907-0332, Japan
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Ranked #5 of 47 Attractions in Ishigaki
Type: Museums
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I stopped by here on my way to Hirakubo as this was about mid way from Hirakubo and the city centre. I found the view to be quite nice but I personally like Hirakubo better. In Tamatorizaki you see more of the island and the landscape around you. From the parking to the little pavillion is a short walk. There... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The observation point is perched above a bus stop offering easy access. However, bus services are not frequent. The view on the observation point is spectacular beyond words. The pavilion offers 360 degrees of unobstructed panorama of the turquoise water and beaches. On a fine day, the emerald mountain inland, the turquoise water and the azure sky complement one another.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Personally, I felt a view from there is better than that of Hirakubozaki. Although you have to walk a bit from the parking lot to the lookout, the way is well maintained and hibiscus on the way is in the bloom all year around.

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