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Sanda City Outdoor Activity Center (Astronomical Observatory)
There is an assortment of facilities for enjoying outdoor life with family and friends at the Sanda City Outdoor Activity Center surrounded by abundant nature. As an extensive recreation facility it features a main hall, tent sites, 4 cabins that can accommodate 40 people, an outdoor stage and a family bungalow.
At the Astronomical Observatory there is a stargazing dome 5 meters in diameter where constellations and the moon can be observed at night with a 40cm large-scale telescope while listening to the explanations of the astronomical instructor. (Reservation Required, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm on Thursday/Friday/Saturday, cancelled on cloudy or rainy days) *The use of all facilities requires prior reservation.

Address 949 Kogaki, Sanda-shi 669-1401
Contact Sanda City Outdoor Activity Center 079-569-0388
hours open Use of Lodging Facilities / 1:00 pm - 10:00 am on the following day
1 day stay / 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Astronomical Observatory / April to September 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
October to March 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Those from within the city / From the 1st of the month, 3 months before the day of usage
Those from outside the city / From the 1st of the month, 2 months before the day of usage
Parking Lot
Available, large buses permitted (confirmation required)
Regular holiday
Main Hall/ The end and start of the year (December 28 to January 4), Mondays between January 5 - April 30 as well as between November 1 - December 27 (the following day if it is a public holiday)
Outdoor Facilities such as Cabin, Tent Site/ Mondays between December 1 - March 31 as well as April and November (the following day if it is a public holiday)
Astronomical Observatory/ The end and start of the year (December 28 to January 4), Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays between January 5 - December 27 (may change during Spring or Summer Holidays)
traffic 10 minute walk after an approx. 35 minute bus ride to “Kogaki” via the bus bound for Kogaki from JR Takarazuka Line/Kobe Electric Railway “Sanda Station”
Approx. 35 minutes by car from Chugoku Expressway “Nishinomiya Kita Interchange”
Web site http://www.sanda-outdoor.jp/

Accessible toilets available (2 wheelchair compatible toilets, 2 handrail equipped toilets)
Sloped ramps installed