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Nita Pass Lookout Deck

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Address: 320 Obamacho Unzen, Unzen 854-0621, Nagasaki Prefecture
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If you drive, there is car park near the lookout deck. If you walk, spare a day. Both works well. Hiking is excellent if the weather is good.

Reviewed 6 October 2016
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

If you drive, there is car park near the lookout deck. If you walk, spare a day. Both works well. Hiking is excellent if the weather is good.

Thank ChungkaiSin
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

You can get here from/back to Unzen town for 6000 yen, but my family decided to walk. The first part (around 20mins) we walked along the road, but after that the trail turns into a trail which consists of steps which are harder to climb as we ascended. Views at Nita Pass is great, and you can use the rope... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

Nita pass is situated the saddle between the Mount Myoken and MT No, and the observation desk here give you a panoramic view that not only included Heisei-Shinzan but also all the way going to the Amakusa Island.

Thank Wakatipu0101
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Reviewed 27 November 2014

Dependent on the weather, we had a bit of cloud but went hiking at the top. It should be warned that Japanese hiking trails do not get the same level of protection that you expect in the west so you can suddenly find yourself on a track a complete drop down one side, nothing to get hold off and a... More 

Thank LondonTell
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Reviewed 26 November 2014

Only worth the trip if still at the height of the KOYO season, when the leaves turn color. There's a bus leaving on fixed times, 430 yen one way.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

I did not have the pleasure to get a great view from the deck however, the drive up the deck is once of a life time. In fact, the higher we climb, the more regret it was. Don't get me wrong. It was because its a one way drive up (and doen) and it is starting to snow. We were... More 

Thank Cheong O

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