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Mt. Washuzan Observatory (Great Seto Bridge)

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Mt. Washuzan offers the best view of the picturesque Setonaikai National Park. It is a designated National Site of Scenic Beauty and is famous for ruins from the Paleolithic Age. Its name comes from its visual similarity to an eagle spreading its wings.
From the observatory, visitors can see the beauty of the Shimotsui island archipelago amidst the tranquil waters of the Seto Inland Sea, as well as the majestic sight of the Great Seto Bridge spanning the Bisan Seto islands.
The Great Seto Bridge is one of the bridges of the Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Project and directly connects Okayama Prefecture with Kagawa Prefecture. It was the first of three routes in the Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Project and was opened on April 10, 1988.
The bridge spans the very center of the Seto Inland Sea and supports both a highway and a railway. Spanning a strait 9.4-km wide, it is actually a series of six bridges that include bridge types such as suspension, cable-stayed, and truss bridges, making it one of the world's largest series of bridges.

Street address

Shimotsuitanoura, Kurashiki City, Okayama

Access

  • From Kojima Station on the JR Seto-Ohashi Line, take the Shimoden "Tokohai-go" bus approx. 25 min. and get off at "Washuzan Daini Tenboudai." Then a 5 min. walk.

Opening Hours

Closed

Fee

Website

https://www.okayama-japan.jp/en/spot/912

Best season

All year

Point

The Mt. Washuzan rest house has a restaurant where visitors can dine on dishes made with fresh seafood while enjoying the gorgeous view of the Great Seto Bridge stretching all the way to Shikoku.(086-479-9164)
The Mt. Washuzan visitor center introduces the appeal of the history and nature of Mt. Washuzan, the Great Seto Bridge, and other attractions.(086-479-8660)
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