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Silo Observatory (サイロ展望台)

 0142872221  Hokkaido Abutaguntouyakochou Naruka 3-5

This is an observation deck on the west bank of Lake Toya. It is a great place to overlook Lake Toya as well as Nakajima Island, Mt. Usu and Mt. Showa Shinzan. The second floor viewing restaurant is large with 216 seats and has many customers from group tours. The Hokkaido souvenir shop on the first floor with many souvenirs is also convenient.


[May-Oct.] 8:30-18:00
[Nov.-Apr.] 8:30-17:00
* 12/31-1/3 is shortened from 10:00-15:00
open everyday
Parking Lot
Credit Card
Available (UnionPay, WAON, Various Transportation Cards Available Available)

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Review of Silo Viewing Platform

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/11/05 Best photo of Lake Toya
We came here to see Lake Toya from a higher terrain. It is beautiful and tranquil. Not many people fussing around.

There’s a souvenir shop behind and free use of lavatory.

Highly recommended for...
Reviewed:2018/09/26 Must stop here!!! One of the best lookout
It was just before 5pm when I got there, thankfully only a few people were there. I couldn't stop taking pictures of the view!! It was so beautiful I wish this is my backyard.

It has some outdoor...
Reviewed:2018/09/07 The best place to view Lake Toya-ko!!
Silo Viewing Platform is the best viewing platform to see Lake Toya-ko!! It's really a magnificent place to see this beautiful Lake, and is the most popular place for Lake Toya-ko among TA. This is...
Reviewed:2018/07/29 Pleasant place for a quick stop
Good photo taking spot. Expect a crowd though, the tourist buses stop here. There is a big souvenir shop --- I got my first Bocca yogurt drink here. It is delicious! Also recommend the Bocca milk...
Reviewed:2018/07/04 Quick Stop For A Birds Eye View
This is a convenient stop which you can just pull in, get out of your car, and take your time to enjoy the magnificent view of the lake. Although this was the 2nd times we were here in different...

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