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Mt. Kiro Observatory Park

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Address: Yoshiumichomyo, Imabari 794-2115, Ehime Prefecture
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Highlight of our drive

We drove across the Shimanami expressway and the first stop was at this Observation Point on Oshima Island. It was quite a winding drive up the hill, and we noticed many brave... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sunny M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove across the Shimanami expressway and the first stop was at this Observation Point on Oshima Island. It was quite a winding drive up the hill, and we noticed many brave cyclists along the way. At the top, simply beautiful and absolutely fantastic, the views overlooking the bridge which we had just crossed, and all the surrounding areas. We... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Access is a little bit tough because winding road but not be far from the main route. Nature and magnificent bridge are very impressive. One of the best place to visit this area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

One would need a set of wheels to get here. An easy drive just off the highway and it well worth the while. Majestic views of the bridges and looking back at Imabari, Shikoku. We have seen the views at Mt Inasa in Nagasaki, Mt Moiwa in Sapporo and this view at Mt Kirosan is no less enjoyable. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Observatory built into the mountain. Stair-climbing required but views are worth it.

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