Mt. Kiro Observatory Park
Mt. Kiro Observatory Park
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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  • katoken28555
    5,396 contributions
    見晴らしは最高!
    来島大橋を渡ってすぐに右に曲がる案内板に沿って急坂を上ると、標高は300mですが見晴らしの良い亀老山展望台があります(車では3分ぐらいですが、私は自転車で20分ぐらいかかりました)。来島海峡を眼下に眺め、瀬戸内海の島々を360度見渡すことのできる展望台で、一度は行って観る価値がありますよ。ただし、自転車で行く方は急坂を上る覚悟が必要です!
    Written September 15, 2019
  • abc ebis
    Ashiya, Japan49 contributions
    絶景ポイント
    しまなみ海道の有名展望台。 自分は自転車ロードバイクの旅で訪れました。亀老山展望公園へのヒルクライムはとてもハードです。必死に漕いでも到着しません。その分頂上に着いた時は感動ものです。なので車でさっーと行きましょう。
    Traveled solo
    Written November 26, 2018
  • ふぅこ
    55 contributions
    何度行っても感動する
    しまなみ海道に行くなら寄りたい展望台です。瀬戸内海と橋がとてもきれいに見えます。売店で売ってる藻塩アイスがとても美味しいです。
    Traveled with family
    Written March 29, 2012
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gyw
Portland, OR1,678 contributions
Mar 2017 • Friends
of the vast expanse of the Kurushima Kaikyo Suspension bridge, the Seto inland seas and other islands, and even the strong currents between the islands creating the swirls of water.
Too early to also enjoy the numerous sakura trees just below the observation decks. must be truly beautiful on a clear day.
Written March 21, 2017
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Sunny Muguet
Singapore, Singapore300 contributions
Jun 2016 • Couples
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 also took in the lovely fresh air on this summit.
At a souvenir store, my wife was so happy to have found Imabari made cotton scarves, at a good price, that she bought a dozen of them.
Written July 10, 2016
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BertSG
Singapore480 contributions
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 here in the day and couple of local tourist buses make their way here to.

Simply memorable
Written December 27, 2014
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FellowTraveler12
Lakeland, FL12 contributions
Jun 2012 • Business
Observatory built into the mountain. Stair-climbing required but views are worth it.
Written July 21, 2012
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Paul Walsh
Hiroshima, Japan230 contributions
Jul 2019
If you are biking, be prepared for a lung-busting climb but it's worth it! The views of the Kursushima Straits and the bridge are incredible.
Written March 8, 2020
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dhgold
Vallejo, CA13 contributions
Oct 2019
The 360 degree views are awe inspiring. There are numerous viewing areas at different levels. The approach road seems to go on forever and is very, very steep. I saw one cyclist at the top (friends had driven me up) and I asked him in wonder about the climb and he admitted that he was "crazy." We had given a ride up to a hiker but he decided to walk down so he was only "half crazy." Other friends went at night but they said it was very spooky, they couldn't see in the fog and they beat a hasty retreat.
Written November 6, 2019
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Hasty58
9 contributions
Oct 2018 • Solo
My amazing AirBnB Superhosts in Imabari recommended I visit here on my first day cycling the Shimanami Kaido - and I'm so glad they did! The ride up Mount Kiro was very challenging with several stops to catch my breath and to take photos. The sides of the 100+ steps to the observatory were thoughtfully covered with a rubber matting - presumably to accommodate cycling shoes (nice touch!)
The views of Imabari, the Seto Inland Sea and Kurushima-Kaiyo Bridge were breathtakingly spectacular and the delicious ice-cream and drink at the kiosk a much deserved treat!
Written October 29, 2018
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Samosababa
San Francisco, CA2,708 contributions
Apr 2018 • Couples
30 minutes from Imabari this high point offers great views. Over 100 steps but comfortable and good views of Imabari on the Shikoku island one of the smallest of the 4 islands making up Japan. Also views of Kurushima bridge
Written April 15, 2018
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bkpkwok
Hong Kong351 contributions
Nov 2017 • Couples
Great location for view of Seto Inland Sea and Kurushima-Kaiyo Bridge, especially at sunset. The drive up to Mt. Kiro was single lane for both directions, so drive slowly and with great care. Limited parking space up there (less than 20) so be prepared to wait for your spot.

Dressed warm (thick coat with hood and gloves, etc.) and expect blowing strong wind as the viewing platform was quite exposed for panoramic view of its surrounding.

We did not wait for the "lights up" view as it was cold and driving downhill in the dark was a bit risky.
Written December 7, 2017
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iamface
East Sussex, UK1,348 contributions
Sep 2016 • Friends
good view and must visit if you go Shikoku but seem not so many people go here as the ground getting some moss. so slippery. overall view is stunning. the view could see so many islands and bridges. love it.
Written November 2, 2016
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