The Yahikoyama Skyline is a 16.8-kilometre driving route leading up to the top of Mount Yahiko. Take a relaxing drive and enjoy a breath-taking view without breaking into a sweat!
At Yahiko Sancho Park located at the top of Mount Yahiko visitors can enjoy a stunning view of the Echigo Plains and the Sea of Japan from the restaurant or the Panorama Tower featuring a 360° rotating observation room.
The park is a popular location for watching the sunset over the Sea of Japan. The night view from here has been selected as one of the 100 most beautiful night views in Japan, the view of the Echigo Plains under the starry night sky is spectacular!
- Opening Times
- Open: From April to December (subject to change depending on snow conditions on top of the mountain.)
Closed during winter (From December to March)
- 5 minutes by car from "Yahiko Station" on JR Yahiko Line and 20 minutes from the entrance of Skyline to the top
25 minutes by car from “Sanjo-Tsubame IC” on Hokuriku Expressway and 20 minutes from the entrance of Skyline to the top
- Car Park
- Ordinary vehicle parking: 150 spaces available
- Yahiko Tourist Association
- Telephone Number