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Breathtaking views, incredibly fresh air

I drove up in a rental car, it was fun navigating the winding mountain paths :) Absolutely loved... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Great views!

About 30 minute bike ride to the airport (third island), some of the hills are a little rough on a... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2017
Dale B
Nikko, Japan
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Jun 10, 2018
“Breathtaking views, incredibly fresh air”
May 10, 2017
“Great views!”
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

I drove up in a rental car, it was fun navigating the winding mountain paths :) Absolutely loved the view here and the air was so fresh, I would have not have minded staying here for hours just for it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ishinoye
Reviewed May 10, 2017

About 30 minute bike ride to the airport (third island), some of the hills are a little rough on a standard single gear bike. Then a short 10 minute walk up a path with bright flowers and butterflies to the observatory. Nice views at the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

Walk feom the village is not long but the street is steep and in sunny days gets very hot. Maybe a bus ride would be preferable. There is a toilet and water spot for drinking, but mostly the information is in Japanese. Views are fantastic...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Rika N
Reviewed July 30, 2015

A great view to the Zamami Village and Furuzamami beach. There are 2 observatory decks and it is highly recommended to visit them both. 1st is the view to the village, and it has the small tower with ceiling to avoid the rain. Opposite to...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 57missm
Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you are on Zanami and take the trip around the island you should defenetly go here. It has a new view.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank chrisborck
Reviewed June 13, 2015

The observatory is not far from the village (about 1.5 km) and the effort to get there really pays off. The view is just amazing!

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Mihaela_Canja
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