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Mount Nesugatayama Observatory

1-3-2 Higashihongo, Shimoda 415-0035, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 558-22-1211
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If in Shimoda, please visit this place!

At the beginning I really didn't expect this amazing view of Shimoda. I can say it is a place that... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tokyo, Japan
via mobile
Very nice

It is the attraction of shimoda and the park on the top of the mount is beautiful. Much more things... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
thomas g
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1-3-2 Higashihongo, Shimoda 415-0035, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 558-22-1211
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

At the beginning I really didn't expect this amazing view of Shimoda. I can say it is a place that really worth visiting!

1  Thank kahiromijp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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 ...

1  Thank thomas g
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed good seeing from Mt Nesugatayama. It's really scenic and reminds me of Admiral Perry coming to Shimoda.

Thank Sassasan
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Going to Mount Nesugatayama is beyond my expectations. Riding the ropeway up high and looking down the town of Shimoda is so beautiful, strolling the well-maintained gardens and viewing the ocean/Izu 7 islands by the side just to good to believe, calm feel and so...More

Thank sephanie2017
Reviewed 11 April 2017

For the price of 1080 yen per person I felt it was a bit expensive for what we got. There is a nice view of the Shimoda bay and general area from the top, a very tacky gift shop and what appeared to be a...More

Thank Ted C
Reviewed 20 February 2017

You can reach this mountain via the ropeway that departs right in front of Shimoda station. On the top there is a souvenir shop and restaurant, a nice garden that you can stroll through while having some spots for watching the amazing view of the...More

Thank Matan K
Reviewed 8 February 2017

A ride up-and-down every 15 minutes. The mountain top has an observation platform, a souvenir shop and nicely landscaped path with a lot of steps requiring hiking up and down, around the top. Nice views of the town, harbor and valley. Best bargain, a must-do...More

1  Thank DYA717
Reviewed 28 October 2016

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.

Thank Kcb42n8
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Our weather was perfect, so skies and ocean were blue. This ropeway gave us wonderful views of all this from way up high. We could even see the black ships coming and going and imagine Perry making his original arrival. There were also abundant beautiful...More

1  Thank leifneve
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

As expected when you go up a mountain, there are great views to be had. The carriages are not to big so you may have to wait a few minutes to get the next one. It's not so busy during the week so we were...More

1  Thank Wynn07
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