Mount Nesugatayama Observatory, Shimoda

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Take the ropeway high above the bay to gain spectacular views across the Pacific Ocean at Mount Nesugatayama Observatory. From Shimoda station, the cable car whisks you up to the mountain park, and lets you off just a short walk from the observation point. With the view worth the trip alone, the park also has plenty of other things to see, including gardens and a maze. Should you get peckish at the top, relax and grab a bite at the cafe. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture the epic vista. Plan your Mount Nesugatayama Observatory visit and explore what else you can see and do in Shimoda using our Shimoda vacation maker tool .
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  • September 16, 2017
    At the beginning I really didn't expect this amazing view of Shimoda. I can say it is a place that really worth visiting!  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    It is the attraction of shimoda and the park on the top of the mount is beautiful. Much more things to do than in Perry road ...  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    If arriving at Shimoda in the first climb of this mountain is a ropeway. There are coupons in the tourist office in the station so first of all let's get it. Summit arrive in 3 minutes to 2, and are available every 15 minutes. When you get off ropeway around courses as indicated. And worshiped the stubs will be back. Especially great ones such as this is not there, Shimoda town and overlooking the natural, so let's come in here first. Drink beer from coming back if you are not car fun. If driving a car is like if you drink beer from eat ice cream instead. With this I can start your journey to Shimoda.
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