Tamatorizaki Observatory, Ishigaki

4.4
Observation Deck · Tourist Spot
See the meeting point of the East China Sea and the Pacific Ocean from Tamatorizaki Observatory, a spectacular vantage point surrounded by blossoming hibiscus. Soak up grandstand views of the island's most northerly points, stretching from the Hirakubo Peninsula to the magnificent Hanna Peak, which stands 239 m (785 ft) above sea level. Turn to the south and your eyes will see as far as Noburo Point, with glittering coral-filled waters lining the coastline. With our international travel planner, Ishigaki attractions like Tamatorizaki Observatory can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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4.3
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  • Worth the stop to see the views! Really nice facility with toilets and covered observatory. Free parking.  more »
  • On a clear sunny day this is gorgeous. This was our first stop on the Island and really set the scene.  more »
  • From the observatory, which is really just a covered platform, you can see the Pacific Ocean as well as the East China Sea. This area reminds me very much of Hawaii with its green foliage, hibiscus.....  more »
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  • Though not the best view point in Ishigaki, it still offers spectacular view of the ocean and the coastline.
  • It’s very beautiful at night. I enjoyed looking at the stars.
  • Nice view from this observation deck!
  • Pretty but bring mosquito repellent during warmer months
  • We visit it for sunrise and with no regret the scene is remarkable especially only we were there.

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