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Accessible but transformative - urban centers in visible close proximity- but you are quickly... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2016
Hayama-machi, Japan
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Good views/wide spread of shopping area/restaurants

A bigger SA with good views/shopping/restaurants. However, very confusing road network... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2014
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2674-3, Obayashi, Iwaya, Awaji 656-2401, Hyogo Prefecture
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All reviews rest area great view enjoy the view osaka kobe bridge
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Stop on the way to Awaji from KIX. Many choice of food and nice view for dining. Fee hot green tea & water. Great view for the bridge but beware of eagle at the parking lot. Wife's ice cream cone got grabbed by an eagle...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank STNF
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The view from this rest area is simply sensational looking over towards Kobe, Akashi and Osaka. There is a good Ferris wheel to enjoy the view. Also some nice food options with loads of local food from Awaji Island. One good thing was that you...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank casualobserv
Reviewed 11 June 2016

If you are coming from the mainland, the first stop / rest area is the Upper Rest area, connected to it on the other side of the highway is the Lower Rest area and in the center there is a large ornate 'European Desert Oasis'...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank CanuckJames
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Accessible but transformative - urban centers in visible close proximity- but you are quickly transported to nature Well designed and easy going with breadth of different amenities - including tasteful restaurants and of course shopping for omiyage

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Beaumontsan
Reviewed 3 December 2014

A bigger SA with good views/shopping/restaurants. However, very confusing road network leading/exiting the toll roads. Multiple SAs near each other but difficult to reach. So near yet so far!

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank HXZ_HZX
Reviewed 13 May 2012

Awaji Island is such a beautiful Island,I really want recommend that you go and visit. You can drive or take a bus from Kobe(about 60min) or Osaka(about 90min) It is a very relaxed atmosphere,the people are nice, and they have many tasty foods. Stop by...More

Date of experience: August 2011
1  Thank Tomo R
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