Osumi Peninsula

Kihoku Uwaba Park

A unique observatory design inspired by the cosmos
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Kihoku Uwaba Park, located 550 meters above sea, offers a 360 degree panoramic view of Kagoshima.
The sky at night is full of stars, and this location was chosen by the Ministry of Environment for 4 consecutive times as Japan's Best Place for Stargazing.
Why not make your way to this park on a clear night?

Basic Information

Business Hours WedThu       [Time] 10:00am~6:00pm      
Business Hours SunFriSatNational Holidays       [Time] 10:00am~10:00pm      
Closed days MonTue      
  • Adults ¥520
  • Senior high school students ¥520
  • Children ¥310
Directions90 minutes by car from Kagoshima city center via National Route 10 and 504
Telephone Number099-485-1900  ※Japan's International Country Code is 81
Address 鹿児島県鹿屋市輝北町市成1660-3   Directions
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