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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. A visit to Mount Nesugatayama Observatory represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Shimoda trip itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Ropeway/cable cable car ride to the top. No long lines in Oct. At top, great views of the harbor and town. Easy walking paths for strolling to view pretty garden and shrine. 
  • Nice, small excursions to the mountain directly downtown shimoda.aller the cableway starts 15 minutes up & down. above expected a a lovingly designed garden / park. by the way you can learn something about the history of shimoda. also you can do throwing hand together something for the own harmonic with a skillful with his favorite & other fellow - what is it, find out yourself
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  • If times riding the gondola to the Summit, stroll the promenade in two Observatory and the ships lookout limiting time in 1 hour or less so, is an affordable tourist attractions. At least until the Izu seven islands visible from the observation deck was fine, so nice in its own way.
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