Named for Appearing like an Eagle Spreading its Wings
Washuzan Hill is a place of scenic beauty, representing Japan’s first national park, Seto Naikai National Park.
The name, “Washuzan”, comes from its appearance, resembling an eagle spreading its wings. It is familiar to the locals as a symbol of Okayama Prefecture.
From Shoshu-ho, its 133-meter-high peak, take in sweeping views of over 50 beautiful islands, both large and small, as well as the grand Seto Ohashi Bridge. The sunsets seen from here, also known for their beauty, are ranked among the top 100 in Japan.
Two observation decks have been set up near Washuzan Rest House and Washuzan Visitor’s Center.
This place of scenic beauty is representative of Seto Naikai National Park.
From the peak, take in sweeping views of the Seto Inland Sea and Seto Ohashi Bridge.
This location was chosen as one of the 100 top sunset spots in Japan!
For a meal or a break, why not stop by Washuzan Rest House?
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- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- Shimotsuitanoura, Kurashiki City, Okayama
- Free of charge
- About 10 minutes by taxi from Kojima Station on the JR Seto Ohashi Line
- Official Website
- Official Website(Japanese)