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Observatory Sekizaki Kaiseikan, Sekizaki Lighthouse
AddressKaiseikan: 4057-419 Saganoseki, Oita City, Oita Prefecture Observatory: Oguro Saganoseki, Oita City, Oita Prefecture
ContactSekizaki Kaiseikan: 097-574-0100
Sekizaki Observatory: 097-537-5626 (Oita City Department of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture Policy Planning; Tourism Division)


Located at the highest point of the Saganoseki Peninsula, Sekizaki Kaiseikan is a facility featuring an observation deck. A stunning view of the Hoyo Strait is captured from the windows of the Observatory.
Kaiseikan is equipped with one of the most powerful types of telescopes in Kyushu, with which stars and galaxies far away, even dark sunspots, can be seen.
Walk down the staircase on the seaside from Kaiseikan for about 15 minutes, and you will reach Sekizaki Lighthouse.

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