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Address: 4057-419 Saganoseki, Oita 879-2201, Oita Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 97-574-0100

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Great place to watch the stars!

Although it took a long time from my place to this Observatory ( I was from Beppu, so i had to take the train to Tozaki then bus to Saganoseki and taxi to this observatory), it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2013
BluePhoenix1908
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Mannheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Although it took a long time from my place to this Observatory ( I was from Beppu, so i had to take the train to Tozaki then bus to Saganoseki and taxi to this observatory), it was really worth the travel. The observatory was placed on top of a hill which was kind of perfect for observing the sky at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Very friendly Astronomers there, you are bound to meet one that speaks good english; they don't mind to take the time to explain things to you. A nicely isolated area away from city lights on the other side of the mountain; several of us Gaikoku-jin went to visit it several times. I came home with 3 copies of the same... More 

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