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Observatory at Shonandaira (TV Tower)

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Address: Oisocho, Hiratsuka 254-0913, Kanagawa Prefecture
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best restaurant and view

The restaurant on the top of the hill (at the foot of the observatory) had excellent food and the friendliest staff. We received the warmest hospitality: The waitress and chef... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

The restaurant on the top of the hill (at the foot of the observatory) had excellent food and the friendliest staff. We received the warmest hospitality: The waitress and chef were extremely patient and tried to translate everything on the menu for us because we couldn't understand Japanese. I view it as the best meal that we had in Japan.... More 

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Reviewed 9 January 2015

Shonandaira is a hill sitting near the ocean made famous as the subject of a Hiroshige wood block print. Atop this hill is an observatory built by the city. It contains restrooms, some vending machines and an observation deck. If for some reason you find yourself in Hiratsuka you will undoubtedly be directed here for the view.The view from here... More 

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