We took a drive up here after the visit to the Ise Shrine. What a drive, what a view, what an experience, what fun!!!!! At one end, you get to see a paranomic view of the Ise Bay and on the other end, beautiful blue alps of Mie looking westwards towards Nara. The observatory comes with a footpath to walk and venture, plus a leg hot spring to rest and warm your legs. We spend over an hour at the top and took a drive down in the opposite direction towards Toba.