Akiyoshidai Karst Observatory, Mine

4.0
Look out over the desolate beauty of the limestone landscape from Akiyoshidai Karst Observatory. What began as a coral reef under the sea has morphed over millennia into a landlocked plateau, weathered into strange shapes and replete with sinkholes and caves. Take in 360-degree vistas of the area from the observatory and enjoy light snacks here, along with the opportunity to purchase souvenirs. After admiring the sweeping views, spend some time roaming over the landscape, open for exploration. Use our Mine journey planner to arrange your visit to Akiyoshidai Karst Observatory and other attractions in Mine.
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  • Definitely go there if you are nearby, but I wouldn't go out of my way just to see this. This area has special Karst formations dotting the land, and it's unsual in Japanese standards.  more »
  • A windy place to visit. It is quite inconvenient to access. There is no clear sign to point out where the Akiyoshidai bus stop is and because of it we missed the hourly bus. Thankfully we met a kind....  more »
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  • Lovely peaceful and scenic spot. Good for a leisurely stroll after walking through akiyoshido cave.
  • It is a must-drive road if you can get by. View is marvellous.

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