The Yamashiro Basin developed around the Kizugawa River as a flourishing agricultural community supporting and connecting the ancient former capitals of Kyoto and Nara. At the Mt. Mantoro Obervatory, you can look out on that history. Visitors can enjoy a broad view, from Kyoto Tower to the Ikoma Hills.
- Taga Omine, Ide-cho, Tsuzuki District, Kyoto Prefecture
- 60 minute walk from Yamashiro-Taga Station on the JR Nara Line
- Available (Space for 15 regular-sized vehicles)