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The observatory is located near the Heisogen Park at 125 meters high and is set up on a slope that protrudes about 10 meters. From the observatory, you can see Shirahama town, the surrounding sea, and Engetsu Island. There is a slope near the entrance, and the handrails and floor made of Kishu wood create a warm atmosphere. The entry is accessible, and wheelchair users can also enjoy it.
Heisogen, Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama, 649-2331, Japan
From Shirahama Station, take the bus bound for Engetsutou, Shirahama Onsen, or Sandanbeki, and get off at the Sougen no Yu bus stop (about 20 minutes) From the Sougen no Yu bus stop, head south (the forward direction of the bus ), and you will find Heisogen Park with its observatory. (It takes about 10 minutes on foot from Heigen no Yu bus stop to the park.)
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