Cape Peshi, Mt. Rishirifuji and Monument of Ranald MacDonald Can Be Seen -Nozuka Observation Deck in Rishiri Island-
October 12th, 2015
Nozuka Observation Deck (野塚展望台) is located in the northern part of Rishiri Island (利尻島). Cape Peshi (ペシ岬) and Mt. Rishirifuji (利尻富士) can be seen. There are a gazebo and a monument of Ranald MacDonald (ロナルド・マクドナルド) on the site. Mr. Ranald MacDonald was an American who lived in the 1800s. He taught Japanese people English for the first time. It is a place that he tried the landing Japan that cut itself off from the world. The people whom he taught English negotiated with Mr. Admiral Perry as an interpreter. There are a parking lot and a restroom in the other side across a road.
Atmosphere of Nozuka Observation Deck Can Be Watched on Youtube
Movie of Nozuka Observation Deck
|Admission fee||Free of charge|
|Parking lot||Free parking is provided (23 cars)|
|Business hour||Open 24 hours|
|Regular closing day||Open all year round|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||714 527 555*84|
Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Nozuka Observation Deck.
A page of Rishiri Island is here