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Nice views

Drove here from Yufuin which only takes 10 minutes, and found a very nice viewpoint. Decided to... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2018
Hong Kong, China
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Free attraction but closed off

Closed off but we an aged to get some photos of the mountain and valley. The late afternoon sun... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2016
Melbourne, Australia
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Nov 29, 2018
“Nice views”
Nov 1, 2016
“Free attraction but closed off”
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Yufuincho Kawakami, Yufu 879-5102, Oita Prefecture
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Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Drove here from Yufuin which only takes 10 minutes, and found a very nice viewpoint. Decided to drive all the way to Beppu and back (same road)

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Closed off but we an aged to get some photos of the mountain and valley. The late afternoon sun was not great for the photos of the valley but nonetheless a great view of the surrounds. Spend under 10 mins if that. We left Yufuin...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

On the way to Beppu we came across this observatory and was attracted by the views it offers. Yufuin area and Mount Yufu can been seen from here. There is a shop that sell local snack available if you feel the need to compliment the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank EddieLeungHK
Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

It was one of my favorite place in Japan. Seeing the valey, surrounded by hills of yufu mount with grasses that changes color each season. breezy afternoon. silent sunset. nice ice cream. Just perfect for creating memories. Need to go back!

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Arif F
Reviewed November 27, 2015

It is located between Yufudake and Yufu city. Could drop by if you're on the way. There's a small shop and washroom.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank gnowkeenz
Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

After you drive for an hour, this is a great stop to have a stretch. Fantastic panoramic view there. There are a small shop. Remember to try the sesame soft ice cream. The taste is so great. If you are not full, you can try...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Alexander_WOO
Reviewed December 21, 2014

Past by here on the way to Yufuin and glad that we made the stop. Can see the whole town from where, and the majestic mountain as background. Great photography stop!

Date of experience: December 2014
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