Mount Kiro Observatory Park

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Mount Kiro Observatory Park (Photo: Tzu-hsun, Hsu / CC BY-SA 4.0)

There is no better way to see the Kurushima Kaikyo Bridge and its stretch of the Seto Inland Sea than from the top of Mount Kiro, at the southernmost point of Oshima island. On particularly clear days, the spectacular view extends to the jagged summit of Ishizushi, the largest mountain in western Japan, and was named one of the 88 best sceneries in Shikoku. The observatory park on Mount Kiro was designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize-winner Kengo Kuma; the sleek, metallic observation point goes nicely with the surrounding flora, which is preserved to maintain the natural beauty of the site.



愛媛県今治市吉海町南浦487-4 (Directions)


8:00 - 18:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 8:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 8:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 8:00 - 18:00
Thursday 8:00 - 18:00
Friday 8:00 - 18:00
Saturday 8:00 - 18:00
Sunday 8:00 - 18:00
Holidays 8:00 - 18:00

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General Amenities

  • Free parking


A 20-minute drive from Oshima-Minami Interchange.

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