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Hiratsuka Offshore Experiment Tower (University of Tokyo Ocean Alliance)

Hiratsuka Offshore Experiment Tower (University of Tokyo Ocean Alliance)

This offshore tower is owned by Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo, and is one of the only towers of its kind in Japan that does not float. It is used by research institutions other than the University of Tokyo for marine experiments. The yellow tower can be seen from the coast of Hiratsuka and Ryujogaoka by National Route 134. Some people go a closer look via standup paddleboarding.

Essential Information

Hours

Only outside of building

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities may change their operating days or hours.
Suggested duration

15m

Costs

Free

Access

JR Tokaido Line Hiratsuka station

Language
  • English

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