Yomomi Observation Deck・Heart-shaped Island "Kagashima"

四方見展望台・ハートの島「鏡島」

"Yomomitenbodai"
Located on the "Naruto Skyline" drive course, where you can enjoy the spectacular scenery while being surrounded by the sea and mountains, and also the magnificent view of the Uchinoumi Sea, which is shaped like a fishing shop.
We have installed a panoramic signboard that describes the scenery that can be seen from the observatory and the name of the place.
 
"Kagamijima"
We recently learned that Kagamijima, an uninhabited island in Uchinoumi, Naruto City, looks like a heart shape when view it from above. The view point is the Naruto Skyline Yomomi Observation Deck. However, we can see Kagamijima very cleary, but unfortunately we cannot see the shape of the heart from the observatory.
Currently, a guide signboard is installed that explains the view from the Yomomi Observatory, and the signboard has a QR code that allows you to watch a video of Kagamijima taken by a drone.
There are various theories about the heart-shaped island, but when the ancient country was small, Emperor Jinmu, who looked at the country from the top of the mountain, wrote that this country was "Akitsu no toname no sashimi'' (just like the mating of dragonflies). The topography looks like a mating dragonfly (heart shape), and Naruto is positioned as an important land in Manyoshu, so it is said that there is a heart-shaped topography somewhere in Naruto.
We hope that the heart-shaped island of Kagamijima will become a scenic spot where you be able to relax. In addition, Kagamijima is an island where the Ryugu Festival (a ritual to pray for safety at sea and a big catch) is held once a year.
Moreover, the area around Kagamishima is a thriving fishing industry, with many farming and fishing rafts and boats sailing frequently.

  • 四方見展望台・ハートの島「鏡島」
  • 四方見展望台・ハートの島「鏡島」
  • 四方見展望台・ハートの島「鏡島」

Yomomi Observation Deck・Heart-shaped Island "Kagashima"
【TEL】088-684-1157
【Business hours】Freely use
【Access】About 10 minutes by car from Naruto Kita Interchange (inside Naruto Skyline)
【Address】Nakashimada Higashiyama, Seto Town, Naruto-shi

Related Places

  • Station Front Foot Bath: Furoide

    Foot bath in front of JR Naruto Station, using the water source of Atarae Hot Spring. Whether for your daily health regime or while waiting for the bus, the foot bath is there for you to take advan.....read more

  • Roadside Station Kurukuru Naruto
    道の駅くるくるなると

    Inside this facility, we are developing shops and restaurants where you can enjoy agricultural products marche, specialty gourmet and sweets, with the theme of "regional specialties" such as Naruto.....read more

  • Monuments at Naruto Park

    Designated as Seto Naikai National Park, Naruto Park houses various literary steles and other monuments. How about taking a walk while enjoying the magnificent view of the Naruto Strait?..read more

  • Sightseeing Ship (Uzushio sightseeing ship・Uzushio steamship)

    If you want to experience the thrill of being sucked into a swirling and roaring whirlpool, try out this sightseeing ship! You can feel the magnificent Naruto Whirlpools for the first time on a sh.....read more