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Great view of the Island

An observatory located in a residential area with a small cafe next to it. To go up one has to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
Nice view, strong wind

Visited Kurima island with friends and saw the observatory so we made a stop. It was the highest... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An observatory located in a residential area with a small cafe next to it. To go up one has to climb stairs , hence, not recommended for people with climbing difficulty.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rakepur2016
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Visited Kurima island with friends and saw the observatory so we made a stop. It was the highest point on Kurima facing Miyakojima island, you can also see Irabu if the weather is not too bad. The color of the sea was illusive.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

This observatory offers a stunning view of the ocean and the main island of Miyakojima. It is definitely worth going to take a look

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Leon C
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Even though it was windy and overcast outside the view was really nice. Could see a lot of coastline and the water was still clear blue. Good place for pictures.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed December 16, 2016

We didn't do much here except climb the staircase and check out the beautiful views. It is incredibly WINDY here...not sure if that was the norm or if it was an unusual day.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

One of the nicest views on the islands and we'll worth a visit We stayed and soaked up the views for more than an hour. Highly recommended

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed November 9, 2016

You climb up several flights of steps to get a good view of Yonaha Maehama beach ( didn't realize at the time quite how long the beach was), the Kurima bridge and the water, as well as the Irabu bridge to the north. If you're...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This rustic view tower offers an grand view of yohana qbeach. The facility is bare but has all the essentials for a quick visit. Public rest room is clean and dragon park the gift shop on premise has cold drinks, fresh fruits and souvenir available....More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

The view is certainly nice from up there but not much else to do or see. The main attraction of Kurima island is the beach on the west side and coupled with lunch at PaniPani, it makes for a very nice day !

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Utantan
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