Mermaid Terrace [マーメイドテラス]

Mermaid Terrace
Mermaid Terrace
Photo by Fukui Prefectual Tourism Federation

Two statues of mermaid
Two statues of mermaid
Photo by Fukui Prefectual Tourism Federation

Mermaid Terrace is an observatory by Obama Cove.
It is located about 1 km northwest of Obama station, and is at the north edge of Obama Nishigumi area.

There are two statues of mermaid, and we can see the scenery of the sea around Obama city.
And we can see the beautiful sunset from this spot.

From here, there is a beach facing Obama Cove.

Beach near Mermaid Terrace
Beach near Mermaid Terrace
Photo by Fukui Prefectual Tourism Federation

Sunset at Mermaid Terrace
Sunset at Mermaid Terrace
Photo by Fukui Prefectual Tourism Federation

"Mermaid" is a symbolic object of Obama city.
Because, there is a legend about mermaid.
The legend is related to Kuuinji temple. (Please see the page of Kuuinji.)

From Mermaid Terrace to Kuuinji, the distance is only about 500 meters.
You can walk through Obama Nishigumi area.

How to get here

About 15 minutes walk from JR Obama station.

Hotels around Obama city

Hotels around Obama city

Other Tourist Attractions in Obama

Obama Nishigumi area

Southern suburb

Southeastern suburb

Waterfront area

Northern suburb

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