|tourism = viewpoint|
|A place worth visiting, often high, with a good view of surrounding countryside or notable buildings.|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: De facto|
|Tools for this tag|
A place where tourists, visitors, hikers might like to visit and take photographs. A place, often high, with a good view of surrounding countryside or notable buildings. Sometimes called a vista point or scenic area/point, lookout or overlook.
Some are identified by signs, many more can be identified from local knowledge or from your own visit and judgement.
tourism=viewpoint name=Beachy Head direction=0-50 description=Views of the English Channel, France can be seen on a clear day
man_made=tower tower:type=observation tourism=viewpoint name=Panorama-Turm
On the Mapnik standard layer as a viewpoint icon with name if set.
- information=map + map_type=toposcope (board indicating the direction to notable landscape features which can be seen from that point)
- on Wikipedia