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Scenic view

If you drive, there is car park near the lookout deck. If you walk, spare a day. Both works well... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2016
Hong Kong, China
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Relatively easy walk rewarded with great views

You can get here from/back to Unzen town for 6000 yen, but my family decided to walk. The first... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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6 Dec 2017
“Unzen visit”
22 Nov 2017
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320 Obamacho Unzen, Unzen 854-0621, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

You need a car to drive to Nita pass and take the ropeway to the top of Myoken Station. Must visit if the sky is clear. Beautiful and breathtaking view.

Thank hkgphilip
Reviewed 23 November 2017

this was an on-the-way kind of stopover since we were passing by and driver had to stretch their legs. not a big deal if you ask me, as there are definitely even more scenic sights/spots as you take the hilly mountain roads!

Thank silverspire
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

After visiting the Natural Centre and the Science Museum, this location is the grand finale. We can see smoke coming out from the two outlets on the volcanoes.

Thank EC-HK
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
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...More

Thank TravellingWriter2015
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
Reviewed 28 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...More

Thank LondonTell
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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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...More

Thank CheongO
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