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Mt. Kiro Observatory Park

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Address: Yoshiumichomyo, Imabari 794-2115, Ehime Prefecture
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awesome views

of the vast expanse of the Kurushima Kaikyo Suspension bridge, the Seto inland seas and other islands, and even the strong currents between the islands creating the swirls of... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Oahu, Hawaii
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Oahu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

of the vast expanse of the Kurushima Kaikyo Suspension bridge, the Seto inland seas and other islands, and even the strong currents between the islands creating the swirls of water. Too early to also enjoy the numerous sakura trees just below the observation decks. must be truly beautiful on a clear day.

Thank gy820
hong kong
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523 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

good view and must visit if you go Shikoku but seem not so many people go here as the ground getting some moss. so slippery. overall view is stunning. the view could see so many islands and bridges. love it.

Thank iamface
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

しまなみ海道サイクリングの途中で行きました。8段変速で登るのはなかなかツライが、頑張って行く価値はあります。駐車場だけでなく、上の展望台をお忘れなく。360度のパノラマが観れます。 Visited on the way of Shimanami Sea Routes. Hard to climb by bicycle, but worth to do hard job. Try ! Takes more than 30 minutes to go from R137, just 10 minutes to get down. Sun set would be the best. 英語は文字にカウントしないのはおかしいともう。

Thank 759u1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We drove across the Shimanami expressway and the first stop was at this Observation Point on Oshima Island. It was quite a winding drive up the hill, and we noticed many brave cyclists along the way. At the top, simply beautiful and absolutely fantastic, the views overlooking the bridge which we had just crossed, and all the surrounding areas. We... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Access is a little bit tough because winding road but not be far from the main route. Nature and magnificent bridge are very impressive. One of the best place to visit this area.

Thank iyopom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

One would need a set of wheels to get here. An easy drive just off the highway and it well worth the while. Majestic views of the bridges and looking back at Imabari, Shikoku. We have seen the views at Mt Inasa in Nagasaki, Mt Moiwa in Sapporo and this view at Mt Kirosan is no less enjoyable. We were... More 

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Lakeland, FL
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Reviewed 22 July 2012

Observatory built into the mountain. Stair-climbing required but views are worth it.

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