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Mt. Yokoyama Observation Deck

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Address: 875-20 Agocho Ugata, Shima 517-0501, Mie Prefecture
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+81 599-44-0567

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Great view, especially in a beautiful day.

It took about 1 hour walking from the bus stop and it is worth it. The sign is very clear and there is a visitor center before a more challenging trail going to the deck.

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Janet C
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

It took about 1 hour walking from the bus stop and it is worth it. The sign is very clear and there is a visitor center before a more challenging trail going to the deck.

Thank Janet C
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We drove along the coast and decided to visit this place. You can drive and park at the top of the observation point. If you don't drive, it's takes about 15mins or 450m easy uphill walk (with proper steps) from the visitor information office. The walk or drive is worth the effort and you are rewarded with great views for... More 

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457 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

You can see the photos on the net. But those photos cannot show the greatness of the view from this location, I suppose. This place shows islands, a town, green, resort hotels, and the unique terrain. And you can find your own moment of the view as the view changes every moment. And a few tens of minutes of extra... More 

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Touring in Japan using public transport can be challenging. Buses don't often have Western numerals! Writing a destination down, unlike you can use Japanese characters, is going to be no good. We were four and we took a taxi. The taxi driver drove us there, waited, and drove us back to Ugata station. Bicycle is the answer.

Thank Pete026
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Short 5 minute to the lookout point. Get your pic and your are done. Taxi costs about 25 dollars from the train station.

Thank jay22200

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