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Washuzan

Named for Appearing like an Eagle Spreading its Wings

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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.

Highlights

  • 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?

Photos

  • From the 1st observation deck

    From the 1st observation deck

  • From the 1st observation deck

    From the 1st observation deck

  • From the 1st observation deck (sunset)

    From the 1st observation deck (sunset)

  • Seto Ohashi Bridge

    Seto Ohashi Bridge

  • Seto Ohashi Bridge (night view)

    Seto Ohashi Bridge (night view)

  • Seto Ohashi Bridge (sunset)

    Seto Ohashi Bridge (sunset)

  • The exterior of Washuzan Rest House

    The exterior of Washuzan Rest House

  • Washuzan Rest House (restaurant)

    Washuzan Rest House (restaurant)

  • Washuzan Rest House (Kaiseki cuisine)

    Washuzan Rest House (Kaiseki cuisine)

Reviews

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  • 郭淑玲

    登上了展望台後就可以飽覽瀨戶內海美麗海峽景色,黃昏的夕陽真是令人賞心悅目。

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Details

Name in Japanese
鷲羽山
Postal Code
711-0925
Address
Shimotsuitanoura, Kurashiki City, Okayama
Admission
Free of charge
Access
About 10 minutes by taxi from Kojima Station on the JR Seto Ohashi Line
Official Website
Official Website(Japanese)