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A lookout observatory with a 360 degree revolving viewing deck

It's a magnificent area to visit during the sunset. You have to pay a small fee for the revolving... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Leung L
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Hong Kong, China
We drove up to the mountain top which is about three hundred meters above sea level.

All I knew about Kanpuuzan was that it was a particularly good spot to command a good view of Oga... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
tomizuta1953
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Funabashi, Japan
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31 Oct 2018
“A lookout observatory with a 360 degree revolving viewing deck”
15 Jun 2018
“We drove up to the mountain top which is about three hundred meters above sea level.”
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Kampuzan Wakimototominaga, Oga 010-0344, Akita Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

It's a magnificent area to visit during the sunset. You have to pay a small fee for the revolving deck entrance. But, honestly it's good for viewing but not good for shooting photos due to the window's reflection. The area has a few volcanoes surrounding...More

Thank Leung L
Reviewed 16 June 2018

All I knew about Kanpuuzan was that it was a particularly good spot to command a good view of Oga Peninsular and Hachirougata. I now understand that Kanpuuzan was an island created by volcanic activity which was eventually linked to the mainland through the accumulation...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Mt. Kanpu-san is a volcano with three separate peaks that provides stunning 360 degree views of the Oga penninsula. Kanpu means `cold wind` and perhaps due to the fast blowing winds, there are usually clear skies and gorgeous sights on top of the mountain any...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2015

The dive up was worth it. The view was great and you can see 3 volcanic craters from the top. There is a fee to ascend the observatory platform.

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