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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  • I can't go and climb on the ropeway in here. Park has several Lookout and shrine. Replicas of the ships of the fleet of Perry's Lookout, protecting ships from cannon. Local park is well maintained, will be about a 30 minute walk around without even the elderly. It is a park makes you feel just a little history.
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  • What I wonder as a tourist entertainment. Izu Shimoda station, central location is convenient, but reversed in the sense that the old waiting room including, no feelings. I could not help feeling is unsuitable for age and know the top landscape is truly decent location, but on the Izu peninsula, and facilities as well as 10 country pass, mount ōmuro, Izu-Nagaoka, CS thinks positively whilst renovate facilities in Izu Nagaoka panorama Park facilities.
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  • Riding mountain walks. And rather tentatively mountain so a little up and down but feeling of the Park. Light exercise is good. The best views of the ocean, weather permitting.
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You can choose from a wide range of accommodation options when staying in Shimoda, most notably situated along its famous coastline and around the bus station. A number of hot spring resorts offer lodgings, often with a sea view and private bathhouses. For the budget-conscious, traditional Japanese ryokans present a good option, as does renting a cottage near the beach.
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