Yunohira Observatory ゆのひらてんぼうしょ

An observatory comands a panoramic view from the highest accessible point in Sakurajima

The observatory is located at the fourth station, 373 m above sea level, on the North Peak of Sakurajima. This is the highest point of Sakurajima accessible to the public. You will be impressed by the view of the rough surface of the smoking South Peak where. This is one of the must-see spots in Sakurajima.
From the observatory you can see the mirror-like surface of tranquil Kinko Bay and the urban district of Kagoshima City below. You can also see the Kirishima mountain chain in the north and beautiful Mount Kaimon in the south. 
If you find the seven heart marks hidden in the observatory, somehing good might happen to you.
There is a bus stop for the Sakurajima Island View buses that make a loop trip in west area of Sakurajima. 

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Basic Information

Address 891-1418 鹿児島県鹿児島市桜島小池町1025
Access Approx. 40 minutes on the Sakurajima Island View line from Sakurajima Ferry Terminal Sakurajima Port; get off at Yunohira Observatory
Car Park Yes
Open Observatory: free to visit; shops: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Links Feature article “Sakurajima Tourist Information, Complete Guide”


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