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Inasamachi, Nagasaki 852-8011, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice evening views of Nagasaki Recommend a selfie Very peaceful and panoramic Take the train up and down

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 56decland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the cable car up Mt Inasa just before sunset to look out on the observation deck. Take warm clothing cause as the sun sets it does get cold & blustery.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Boho1979
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mount Inasa Observatory was our first sightseeing spot with its spectacular view of Nagasaki harbor. As the ropeway was bit expensive, we took the city bus that took us to the parking lot of the observatory which was a nice ride offering decent views of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It offers panoramic vistas of this beautiful city. Cars are allowed up to the observation tower although we walked from the lower level car park.There's a nice cafe and restaurant, and the building is served with an elevator. The night view is just as fantastic.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bornean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there around 5.30 to wait for sunset & the night view. Get a good spot before the crowds come in at night. It’s indeed a stunning view,360 degrees of whole Nagasaki & even the outer islands as the weather is so good. Definitely worth...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jesslyn2102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entrance station can be hard to find on foot. I wondered around in the dark and nearly gave up. The tram ride up was fast and informative. The guide recognized an English speaker and activated the translation for me. Excellent customer service!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ViaeWarrior
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Getting up the mountain was a challenge as we couldn’t read the signs. We thought we had to walk up and it wasn’t the best weather out that night. We eventually crossed a car and decided we better go back down to get the car....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Canadian_Jessica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived at the summit just before sundown, and was thereby able to take in this breathtaking view in the daylight, sundown, and after dark. The night view is considered one of the top in the world, and I agree. Serene and transfixing. The ropeway...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BAMM52
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice evening and night view of the Nagasaki city lights, but it's nothing that special to make up for the jostling crowds every night. There's an even better view of the sunset from the opposite side of the viewing platform, which is a lot less...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank garetjax72
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

I can see why this was one of the three best city viewpoints of the world. Great views of the city, port and harbour offering excellent photo opportunities.

Date of experience: November 2018
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April 9, 2017|
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Response from GLee73 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive all the way up to the top of Mt Inasa and there are some parking spaces (about 20 only).
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February 20, 2017|
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Response from 521emilym | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, as I took shuttle bus from JR station to the cable car station via tourist information centre
January 14, 2017|
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Response from Myo M | Reviewed this property |
If you can get to Nagasaki Station, there's bus No. 5 right outside it that will take you to like more than halfway up the mountain and you can walk up for like 20 minutes from where you get off the bus; that will be cheaper... More