Bisei Astronomical Observatory can be found at the top of the mountains that make up a key location in the town of Bisei. It is considered one of the best locations in West Japan for star gazing. Bisei town has a lot to offer for the visitor. You can make a weekend trip to this mountaintop location. During the daytime you can walk around the countryside visiting old temples, shrines and local farms where you will be sure to stir up interest as this is a place that has had few international visitors.