Mount Nesugatayama Observatory, Shimoda

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Observation Deck · Tourist Spot
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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  • When you're in Shimoda, never leave without visiting the Mount Nesugatayama observatory. Located in Higashihongo, Shimoda-shi, Shizuoka, you'll be able to see an amazing view of the Izu Peninsula...  more »
  • Close to the Shimoda train station, the cable car ride is a convenient way to spend an hour visiting this Hill top garden for great views, and photography. Nice flowers and trees. Several lookout...  more »
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