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At Famous Place for Setting Sun, Rumoi Can Be Looked over -Senbodai Observatory in Rumoi-

April 9th, 2016

Senbodai Observatory (千望台) is on a hill that visitors can look over whole Rumoi city at an altitude of 180 m. 3 communications towers block my views, but the visitors can get a clear view, such as Teuri Island (天売島), Yagishiri Island (焼尻島) and Mt. Rihirifuji (利尻富士) if it is fine. It is a famous place for seeing the setting sun and was chosen as "100 Best Setting Sun in Japan (日本の夕陽百選)" once. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge.

Senobodai Observatory
Senbodai Observatory in Rumoi

There is Rurumoppe-Ikoi-no-Mori Forest (るるもっぺ憩いの森) around here, so Rumoi people sometimes go on a hikego hiking and relax. There are a cafe to get some rest and a statue of Okutaro Igarashi (五十嵐億太郎) who is called a father of the Rumoi port at the site.

Rumoi Can Be Looked over
Senbodai Observatory in Rumoi
Statue of Okutaro Igarashi
Senbodai Observatory in Rumoi

Atmosphere of Senbodai Observatory Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Senbodai Observatory

Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Free parking lot is provided (25 Cars)
Business hours Open 24 hours
Regular closing day Winter season
Telephone number +81-164-42-0569
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 416 303 298*31

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in Rumoi.

Hotel Kamuiwa(ホテル神居岩)    
Hotel North. i(ホテル ノースアイ)    
Hotel New White House(ホテル ニューホワイトハウス)    
Business Hotel R-inn(ビジネスホテル R-inn)      
Kofukan Sekitei(光風館 石亭)        
Ryoshi-no-Yado Tomimaru(漁師の宿富丸)      

A page of Rumoi is here

Rumoi

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