The sunset fascinates people with its beauty while serving as a sign signaling the end of the day. There are various spots where you can view the beautiful sunset in Kamiamakusa. In particular, the sunset you can see from Mt. Takabuto allows you to enjoy a distinctive sunset due to the natural landscape in addition to having a beauty to the extent it has been selected as one of the top one hundred sunsets in Japan. The sun setting in the sea between the islands known as one of the three great islands named Matsushima in Japan is a landscape that will greatly exceed (NANAME-UE) your expectations - it is distinctive to a normal sunset on the horizon. It would be a waste not to see this distinctive sunset if you come all the way to visit Kamiamakusa. There are also many hot spring inns in the city. Therefore, why don't you spend you time relaxing in a inn after watching the sunset?
You can also enjoy the sunset in locations other than Mt. Takabuto in Kamiamakusa (e.g., the Maejima area (Aitsu, Matsushima-machi), Yushima Lighthouse (Yushima, Oyano-machi) and Miyazu Kaiyu Park.
The distinctive natural landscapes of Kamiamakusa interwoven with the calm sea, large and small islands, the sky, the sun, the moon, and the stars are not just limited to the sunset; you can enjoy various landscapes throughout the day - from sunrise to the starry sky. Those who visit Kamiamakusa spend a lot of their time absorbed in various facilities and experiences. However, if you take a look up at the sky, you may find scenery unfolding in front of you which you have never seen before that greatly exceeds (NANAME-UE) your expectations.
Please also take a look at the Sky Chart of Kamiamakusa leaflet to enjoy the sunrise, sunset and starry sky!
|Shop or Facility Name||Mt. Takabuto Observation Deck|
|Address||Aitsu, Matsushima-machi, Kamiamakusa-shi, Kumamoto (You can climb to the summit from the Takabuto Park Trailhead; five parking spaces and restrooms available)|
|Tel||0964-26-5512 (Tourism Promotion Official, Tourism Hospitality Section, Economic Promotion Department, Kamiamakusa City Hall)|
|Open||Always accessible (there are about 50 steps from the parking lot)|
Rental bicycles that can be enjoyed in various areas are a strong ally of travelers. However, the rental bicycles in Kamiamakusa are a little bit different. The difference is undeniably their quality and originality. The 10 road bikes here have special specifications designed on the motif of NANAME-UE KAMIAMAKUSA. They were co-produced with one of the world's leading bicycle manufacturers called "DIZO" (Taiwan). Furthermore, the components (e.g., bicycle gears) are SHIMANO 105 that are also suitable for bike races. Enjoying such luxurious bicycles as rental bicycles will truly greatly exceed (NANAME-UE) your expectations.
You can see many trees with a mysterious look and appearance that are not just simply tall here. If you visit trees quietly watching over the efforts greatly beyond (NANAME-UE) your expectations in Kamiamakusa and then take a deep breath under them, you will soothe your mind and soul tired from sightseeing.
The rooms of ryokan (traditional Japanese inns) and hotels come with various features these days. These include rooms with open air baths, rooms with lower-temperature saunas and rooms with Jacuzzis. However, a room with a fishing pond will surely greatly exceed (NANAME-UE) your expectations! Nagisatei in Kamiamakusa has a room that will greatly exceed (NANAME-UE) your expectations because you can fish while you are in it. This experience, which allows you to fish from the deck of the room, offers the ultimate in luxurious time. You can also rent fishing tackle (with bait). This means you can arrive here empty-handed.
If you take a cruise for about 40 minutes from Kamiamakusa, you can see wild dolphins swimming up-close. You will be just a few meters from dolphins swimming around the boat and playing together in a group. The dolphin encounter rate will greatly exceed (NANAME-UE) your expectations at 98%!
You can only see beautiful stars in the desert or Hawaii. Kamiamakusa will greatly exceed (NANAME-UE) your expectations if you are under that mistaken impression.
Kamiamakusa is the only place where you can enjoy a tour that takes in magnificent views under your eyes while visiting strangely-shaped rocks at the same time.
There are many hot springs in Kamiamakusa Onsen-kyo, but is there really one in a cave? You cannot experience such a mysterious space unless you go to Yurakutei (Daidokutsu no Yado Yurakutei) in Kamiamakusa.
Kojima Park Campsite in Kamiamakusa is one of the most photogenic spots in Kyushu located adjacent to a beautiful swimming beach. A straight path stretches out over the sea to the campsite.