The Osado Skyline is a scenic road through the Osado Mountains of northern Sado Island, leading from Chigusa at the center of the island to the Sado Gold Mine. The skyline is a windy, toll-free, mountain road, that takes about one hour to drive and offers panoramic views of the island from a number of vantage points.

About halfway along the way is an aging rest area with a viewing deck, restaurant and toilets. From there you can also reach the summit of Kinpokusan, Sado Island's highest peak in about a 90 minute walk. The entire Osado Skyline drive is only accessible by car, as public buses do not travel along this route.

View from the road
Rest area and viewpoint


Page last updated: February 28, 2015