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Address: Miyato, Higashimatsushima 981-0412 , Miyagi Prefecture
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Beautiful view of the bay but out-of-the-way

The 'observatory' is actually a viewing platform on the top of a wooded hill. The climb was pleasant, on a trail that was mostly in good condition, with rustic steps and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 November 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

The 'observatory' is actually a viewing platform on the top of a wooded hill. The climb was pleasant, on a trail that was mostly in good condition, with rustic steps and handrails where needed, plus benches here and there. The view of Matushima Bay was extraordinary. Looking the other way I got glimpses of the waves on the beach of... More 

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