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Cape Sukoton

HOKKAIDO

Cape Sukoton is the northernmost cape of Japan.It offers nice views of the island called“Todojima” or the Sea Lion Island with it below and only the horizon can be seen.It is the starting point of the trekking trail. It is included in the regular tour bus course....

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Cape Sukai

HOKKAIDO

Cape Sukai is located on the top end of the steep stairways.The cliff and the inlet are so beautiful and from the highly transparent inlet,the stones at the bottom of the sea can be seen.The flowers of the alpine plants around the inlet are in bloom in summer.It is one of the highlights in Rebun Island. It is included in the regular tour bus course....

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Cape Gorota

HOKKAIDO

It is a 3-kilometer walk from the Cape Sukoton to the south.A vast panorama of 360-degrees can be enjoyed and also Mt. Rishiri on Rishiri Islandwhich is next to Rebun Island can be seen.A superb view awaits tourists, though they have to walk them....

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Cape Notoro

HOKKAIDO

Cape Notoro is popular and the best spot of Abashiri shore for its position where tourists may observe the floating ice.The ice floats into the Sea of Okhotsk and so it becomes the most beautiful tourist spot among the sea shores of the Abashiri.Though no public transport is available, cars and taxis can be used....

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Cape Shiretko

HOKKAIDO

Cruise is the only way to reach the tip of the cape since it is closed to the public.Waterfalls, rivers and cliffs, and also brown bears, a herd of deer, dolphins can be viewed if lucky.The cape is flat, but the scenery on the way is indeed the World Natural Heritage sites.It is the absolutely unexplored region which is worth seeing....

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Cape Kamui

HOKKAIDO

A trail leads to the lighthouse at the tip of the cape and lead to the tip into“ocean blue”.The tourists increase to see the cape with the divine atmosphere of unspoiled nature."Kamui" means“God” by Ainu language.It is impossible to get there whenever it is windy since it takes about 80 minutes round walks from the parking lot....

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Cape Shakotan and Shimamui

HOKKAIDO

It is the best ocean blue in the shore which I viewed in the northern sea.It is the suitable place for divers in Hokkaido, and the color of the sea views will never be forgotten.The recommendation is to get around the trail along the shore to see its” Shakotan blue”....

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Cape Tachimachi

HOKKAIDO

Cape Tachimachi is a bluff headland which is located at the end of the east of the Mt.Hakodate.Tourists can reach the cape by car, but no buses are available.Tourists reach the terminal station from Hakodate Station by city tram....

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Okujodogahama

TOHOKU

Okujodogahama is the highlight of the inlet , where there is a promenade along the sand bar....

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Dogashima

CHUBU

Dogashima is a hot spring resort in the center of West Izu,where  sea clifsf and  sea caves formed by the eruption of the submarine volcano can be seen.It is also basic spot of the Cruise ship to the shore of West Izu.It offers abundant lodging facilities with various spa hotels....

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Odaiba Observatory

TOHOKU

It is an observatory at the tip of a small peninsula in the middle of the trailand Jodogahama Beach can be seen three-dimensionally....

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Fukuura Island

TOHOKU

It is an island in the middle of Matsushima Bay.A bridge extends to the island and a beautiful view is seen on the island.There is a one-hour trail, which makes tourists relaxing.Yet, admission passing the bridge is 200 yen....

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Oshima Island

TOHOKU

It is a small island a 10-minute walk away from the pier bridge.It is healing, as the number of visitors is so few.The whole island is surrounded by pine trees, which seems the origin of the name Matsushima,and the scene of Matsushima Bay and trace and of the ascetic practices of the Zen priest is splendid,so it is never overlooked as a tourism spot....

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Chichi-jima Island

KANTO

Chichi-jima is the central island of the Ogasawara Islands.A ship from Tokyo arrives here.It is the highlight of Ogasawara that have beautiful coral reefs and white beaches,the various charm that dolphins swim throughout the year,and whales come to the island to give birth to children....

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Omura Beach

KANTO

It is the simplest beach near Futami Port where facilities are set....

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Miyanohama Beach

KANTO

The beautiful shore of the bow shape facing Ani-jima Seto.Many coral reefs grow and a lot of tropical fish live underwater,so it is the most suitable for diving and snorkeling....

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Anijima-seto Marine Park

KANTO

It is a small island located to the north of Chichi-jima Island, which is accessible by boat or canoe.It is the spot for unbelievably transparent diving and snorkel. It is preserved as a marine park....

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Observatory on Mt .Mikazuki

KANTO

On the popular sunset observatory, the bleaching of the whale can be seen....

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Copepe Beach

KANTO

Copepe Beach is sea of rich coral and lots of fishes are suitable for a snorkel....

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Kominato Beach

KANTO

The beach of a white sand is suitable to swim barefoot because it is shallow.The wave is quiet in the inlet, too...

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Nakayama Pass

KANTO

Nakayama Pass is a good place to see the splendid view of the West Coast of Chichi-jima Island.It must be included in the superb view spots....

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John Beach

KANTO

John Beach is the shore of limestone in the south of Chichi-jima Island with a lot of reefs. ...

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Minami-jima(South Island)

KANTO

Minami-jima is a small island to the south of Chichi-jima Islandwhere you can go only accompanied by a tour guide.Such an undeveloped nature is still exists.The scene with a karts’ topography is really beautiful.It is a strongly recommended island....

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Haha-jima Island

KANTO

Haha-jima is long from the north to the south, and a quiet island covered with subtropical trees.It is a diving spot where whales and sea turtles swim and visitors can feel the simplicity of nature.No cell phones, no smart phones, no televisions are necessary. Only time belongs to you. ...

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Manazuru Hiking trail

KANTO

Manazuru is a small peninsula, so if you take enough time, it is good to hike from JR Manazuru Station,or choose a hiking trail walking combined with a loop bus....

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Iwachi・ Ishibu・ Kumomi

CHUBU

It is a group of beach at the small inlet on the West Izu shore.There are many popular beaches on the Izu Peninsula, but because it is close to Tokyo, it is crowded.But this area is a little-known beach where tourists can spend time more relaxinglybecause it is not a big beach and it is inconvenient to get.There are no big hotels, tourists have to stay at Minshuku (a Japanese-style private lodging...

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Ushitsuki Rock

CHUBU

Ushitsuki Rock is in fact two rocks on the offshore of the Kumomi shore,and a Shimenawa or Shinto straw festoon is put between two rocksand becomes an object of the worship of local people.Kumomi is popular with divers, and though the water of Ushitsuki Rock area is shallow,it is the diving spot by the topography because there are many changes the rocks.On the sightseeing boat from Dogashima, it c...

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Senganmon

CHUBU

It takes 15 minutes to walk on a small pass from Kumomi to Senganmon,which is a huge rock of 30 meters high with a tunnel in the middle of it.Its snorkel is popular.It is on the route of the sightseeing boat from Dogashima...

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Mount Eboshi

CHUBU

It is a mountain of 163 meters above sea level extending out in the sea of the Kumomi village.The beautiful shore of Kumomi Shoreline seen from the shrine on the mountaintop is wonderful....

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Cape Iro

CHUBU

This cape is the beauty spot at the southernmost cape of the Izu Peninsulawhere a panorama of the magnificent Pacific including Izu Islands is seen on the horizon.Because the scene of a Shinto shrine called Iro Shrine is nice,it is suggested that tourists pay a visit to it.Furthermore, it is pleasant to see the shoreline beauty of the cliff on the sightseeing boat....

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Hirizohama Inlet

CHUBU

It is the most transparent inlet in Japan where it is possible to get by boatfrom Nakagi Village near the inlet only in summer,and it is the popular snorkel spot.Yet, it has been more crowded with vehicles, which makes parking more difficult.When parking is not available , it is possible to see the view from the Cape Ai-Ai,or from the sightseeing Cruise.It may be the easiest way to see....

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Cape Ai-Ai

CHUBU

This cape is a superb view spot for overlooking the sea, various islands and the cliffs.The silhouette of the setting sun seen from here is particularly wonderful....

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Cape Hagachi

CHUBU

This cape is a valuable place where the wild monkeys is seen the shore.300 monkeys gather in the beautiful inlet located between the red cliffs and Mount Hagachiyama,so it is the biggest habitat of monkeys in the East Japan.There is a path on the beach without any fences,and that human beings and wild monkeys walk freely is heartwarming....

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Shimanami Kaido

SHIKOKU

Shimanami Kaido is a road of 70 km long crossing a few bridges in the Seto Inland Seafrom Onomichi City of Hiroshima Prefecture to Imabari City of Ehime Prefecture.It plays a big role of not only linking Shikoku to Honshu but of a road for lives for the people on the way with the driveway,the rotation road and the pedestrian.In recent years, the cycling that crosses the bridges while going around ...

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Futamigaura

KANSAI

At the east shore of Ise City a sand bar and the couple rock that form a line to snuggle up become the tourist attraction.In addition, it is the accommodations of the visitor of Ise Shrine.The sunrise of New Year's Day here is particularly famous.Pure Japanese-style inns along the road from JR Futaminoura Station to here provoke a sentiment to have a tour....

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Itoyama Observatory

SHIKOKU

Mount Itoyama is the start spot of Shimanami Kaido in the Imabari side.It is an observatory spot where Kurushima Channel and the Great Kurushima Bridge can be seen.Be sure to experience the wonderful view from the Observatory,because it is also the start spot of cycling in the Imabari side.Moreover, it is convenient that lodging facilities are available....

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Kurushima Channel  Boat

SHIKOKU

Kurushima Channel is one of the Japan's three biggest channels of rapid tide along with Naruto Channel, Kanmon Channel.Tide, islands here and there and the Kurushima Channel Bridge make splendid scenes.Because this sightseeing boat is beyond up to 10 knots and goes round this complicated flow of channel,tourists can enjoy the dynamic tide that has been considered as a difficult place of the seas s...

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Kirosan Observatory Park

SHIKOKU

It is an Observatory of 308 meters above sea level on the mountaintop of Mount Kirosan on Oshima Island.On the Observatory, Shimanami Kaido, Kurushima Channel, the Kurushima Channel Bridge and Imabari City can be seen.Be sure to experience the wonderful view from the Observatory.Because the slope is considerably hard, you have to push your bicycle and climb.It is still worth climbing, though....

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Mount Misen

CHUGOKU

It is a mountain of 535 meter above sea level in the central part of Miyajima,and the mountain itself has been the object of worship since old times.The mountain is suitable for climbing trail for its good view from the mountaintop,its primitiveness for its position on an island....

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Hinomisaki Lighthouse

CHUGOKU

Hinomisaki is a cape at the westernmost tip of the Shimane Peninsula.The Hinomisaki Lighthouse here is 43.65 meters high, the highest stone-made lighthouse in East Asia.The superb scene of the Sea of Japan, the shore of the columnar joints and pine trees seen from the lighthouseis really wonderful, so it is recommended to visit here once you visit the Izumo Taisha Shrine....

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Dogo Island

CHUGOKU

It is reachable from the Saigo Port. Here is Oki Airport, too.It is the largest island in Oki Islands, a circular volcanic island of 80% is a mountainous area.Magnificent marine scenery and the steep mountain create scenes beauty....

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Candle Rock

CHUGOKU

It is a strangely-shaped rock of 20 meters high,it seems to be piled up at sunset which looks like a candle being lighted.Taking a sightseeing boat just at sunset and seeing it from boat is really popular. Dogo Island...

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Jodogaura

CHUGOKU

An inlet spreads out along the shore, and a trail is prepared,it is a good hiking trail while seeing the eroded beach.The blue sea contrasted to the rock cliff makes a splendid scene.It is worth recommending. Dogo Island...

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Shirashima Shore

CHUGOKU

It is the origin of the name that rocks constituting the shore are white.The islands of different sizes are scattered here and create the specific scenery beautyby weathering and erosion for a long time.There is an observatory, and white rocks, the green pines and the blue sea seen from the observatory are beautiful. Dogo Island...

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Nishinoshima Island

CHUGOKU

It is the central part of Dozen Island, and attractive for the caldera topographyand the changeable shore topography with cliff....

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Kuniga Coast

CHUGOKU

It is affected strongly by the erosion of the Sea of Japan, so cliffs, precipices and cavesextend to the east and west for 7 km, which makes a splendid scene.It is dotted with cliffs of 100 meter high, so it is possible to reach by sightseeing boatthrough the sea route or to reach the observatory through the land route. Nishinoshima Island...

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Matengai

CHUGOKU

The vast precipice is 257meters high as if it is cut with a huge knife perpendicularly and is one of the best sea cliff in Japan.The view of the Kuniga shore seen from the top is right the best part.In addition, if seen from the sightseeing, the huge wall is overwhelmingly wonderful.The trail for hiking of 2 km long from the cliff top is recommended, too. Nishinoshima Island...

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Tsutenkyo

CHUGOKU

The rock like a bridge called ‘Tsutenkyo ’ is formed in the central part of the huge rock by the erosion,leading to the sky of the rock in the arch, which makes the beauty of the nature. Nishinoshima Island...

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Akao Observatory

CHUGOKU

It is on a peninsula in the southwest of Kuniga Coast, and the view seen form the topmakes feel the large scale of the earth.On the way to the observatory, there is grazing land for horses and cows,the open grazing land contrasted to the sea makes a really beautiful scene. Nishinoshima Island...

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Akekurenoiwaya

CHUGOKU

It is a sea cave and a sea tunnel of 200 meters long. It is the biggest in the East Asia.A sightseeing boat can enter the cave, but in case of rise or fall of the tide or wave,the boat cannot go through the cave, so it is said that if a boat can go through it is lucky. Nishinoshima Island...

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Onimai Observatory

CHUGOKU

It is in the southwestern part of the island and on the observatory the inner seaand the outer sea of the caldera are seen at the same time.The grazing of cows and horses and flowers at blooming period makes a beautiful pasturage scene. Nishinoshima Island...

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Akiya Shore

CHUGOKU

The contrast of the red sheer cliff and the sea is beautiful.It is the highlight of Nakanoshima. Various volcanic ejecta can be observed on the promenade of the shore,which is quite interesting. Nakanoshima Island...

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Nakanoshima Island

CHUGOKU

Nakanoshima Island is unusual that not only the wonderful shoreline beauty but also rural scenerycan be seen on the island among Oki Island.The port in this island is Hishiura Port. A rental bicycle is available....

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Chiburijima Island

CHUGOKU

Chiburijima Island is the smallest among four islands in the southwestern part of Dozen Islands.It is the caldera sea between Nishinoshima and Nakanoshima, basalts are scattered everywhere on the island,and the chestnut brown soil is the feature of the island.The port in this island is Kuri Port....

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Sekiheki

CHUGOKU

Sekiheki is a highlight of Chiburijima Island where a cliff of the chestnut brown extends.The dramatic scene at sunset is particularly superb. Chiburijima Island...

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Kikuga Hama Shore

CHUGOKU

It is the shore facing the Sea of Japan with white sand extending to the far, the transparent sea is impressive.The mountain where old Hagi Castle was located and small islands can be seen.Lights from the fishing boats at night in summer are beautiful....

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Mount Akahage

CHUGOKU

Mount Akahage is a round mountain of 324 meters above sea level on the top of which not only Oki Islandsbut also the mainland can be seen panoramically on a fine day.The flowers of radish bloom in spring at one side of the mountain, which makes a splendid scene. Chiburijima Island...

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Angel Road

SHIKOKU

It is a road that appears twice a day from the sea at the time of ebb tide.It is a romantic place where a couple of lovers pass over the sandbar of small land-tied- island hand in handand an angel goes down to the middle of the sandbar and helps make the wish come true.It is called Sacred Place for Lovers where many young couples come to visit....

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Hakata Beach

SHIKOKU

It is a beach on Hakatajima Island. It is the sand bar beach at the entrance,but at the sleeve of Hataka Bridge there is also sand bar beach,which serves as a spot for break on the way of cycling.It is also sea-bathing beach....

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Tatarashimanami Park

SHIKOKU

It is the park at one end of the Tatara big bridge whichi is the best cable stayed bridge(different in structure from a suspension bridge) in the world,it is also the tourist information center of Shimanami Kaido and a rental-bicycle center.There are also restaurants for rest and dining....

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Tsutsukihama Beach

KYUSHU

The white sand, transparent sea and the scene of beach on fine days with 600 meters long coastline are memorable.That is why it is an attractive seaside resort.If you go there out of the beach season and sit on the beach, you may feel that you are sitting towards the heaven....

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Ohama Beach

KYUSHU

This beach is well-known for windsurfing.There are few swimmers on Ohama Beach compared with the Tsutsukihama Beach.Visitors may have a quiet time here in summer....

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Nishikihama Beach

KYUSHU

Nishikihama Beach is also a beautiful beach of white sand.The transparency of the sea does not lose the southern islands.There are coral reefs off the coast.It is recommended to those who like marine sports....

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Kuyoshihama Beach

KYUSHU

It is a 500-meter-long beach to the southwest of Ashibe Port.It is also a beach with a vast sand dune behind it,the harmony of the beautiful scenery of the beach and the gulf is really perfect....

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Saruiwa Rock

KYUSHU

Saruiwa Rock is a 45-meter-high rock at the tip of Kurosaki Peninsula in the west of Iki Island.It has such a name because of its humorous figure of an anthropoid.It is an attraction spot on Iki Island....

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Oninoashiato

KYUSHU

Oninoashiato is big hole of 53 meters diameter in Makizaki to the west of Iki Island,which is formed by the erosion of the waves.It creates exquisite scenes contrast to a grassy plain opening on a sea cliff....

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Sakyobana

KYUSHU

At the shore where a cliff of 1 km leads to,the rock of the columnar joint is seen here and there....

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Takenotsuji

KYUSHU

Takenotsuji is the highest observatory of 313 meters of sea level on Iki Island.In fine weather, most of Iki Island can be seen from the observatory....

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Tatsunoshima Island

KYUSHU

It is an uninhabited island 2 km to the north of Iki Island, whose cliffs and beach are superb views.A cruiser which goes around the shore for 40 minutes leave from Katsumoto Port.It takes five minutes to reach the beach by a boat.Though there are no facilities except restrooms on the beach, it is really beautiful.It is a hidden gem....

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Yobuko

KYUSHU

Yobuko is a fishing port town located in the north of Karatsu and facing the Sea of Japan.Many tourists come to see the shore beauty where the saw-tooth coastline spreads out.Tourists may enjoy not only fresh sea food but also many sightseeing spots here.So it is recommended that itinerary should include Yobuko, not just Karatsu....

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Yobuko-ohashi Bridge

KYUSHU

Yobuko-ohashi Bridge is a 728 meters long suspension bridgewhich connects Yobuko with Kabe Island on the opposite shore.A guide board of the promenade stands next to the bridgeand below the bridge, an orange promenade stretches to the Bentenjima Island.It is comfortable to relish the sea wind while walking on the promenade of 200 meters high from sea.The view of the sea from the Bentenjima Island ...

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Kazenomierugaoka Park

KYUSHU

The Park to see the wind: It is an observatory on the Kabe Island.To see the Yobuko-ohashi Bridge, the rend Bentenjima Island promenade, from above, inlet-formedYobuko Port and the Sea of Japan panoramically is really enjoyable....

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Nagoya Castle Site

KYUSHU

It is a site where a minister called Toyotomi Hideyoshi planned to expanded to the Korean Peninsulain the period before the government of Edo period.Though there were no buildings inside, splendid stone wall still remains and its big scale surprises tourists....

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Cape Hado

KYUSHU

It is a cape in the northernmost of Yobuko, and once was introduced in a sightseeing magazine as a spot of the setting sun. The Sea of Japan and islands make exquisite contrast.The approach to a flat grassy plain-formed promenade is very good.There are many restaurants of fried shellfish nearby, which attract tourists who like shellfish.There is an in-the-sea observatory, too.Though bus services a...

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Kujukushima

KYUSHU

Kujukushima is a group of islands located to the west of Sasebo Town and connected to the Kitamatsuura Peninsula.The beautiful shoreline is made of 208 various kinds of islands.It is a marine resort with cruisers going around the islands and of sea sports of sea kayaking and yachts.Pearl Sea Resort is the base of the vessels and activities....

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Tenkaiho Observatory

KYUSHU

It is a big panoramatic observatory on the Kujukushima.Tourists are overwhelmed for the beautiful scene which many green islandsfloats in the azure sea beautifully.It is a superb view observatory outstanding of the Kujukushima Islands....

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Ishidake Observatory

KYUSHU

It is an observatory on the top of Mount Ishi-dake of 191 meters above sea level.The beautiful scenery of the Kujukushima Islands seen from herewas projected in a beginning scene of the movie "Last Samurai".Aside from a movie, the beauty of the setting sun seen from here is particularly fantastic....

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Sugehama Beach

KYUSHU

Sugehama is a beach where white flowers are in blossom in summer.Restaurants and accommodations are available....

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Shirogatake Observatory

KYUSHU

Shirogatake Observatory is a viewing point on which Ukushima Island called Goto Fuji can be seen.View of Tsushimase Lighthouse from here is also nice....

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Ohama Beach

KYUSHU

It is a beach with 600-meter-long white sand and marine blue.It is such a beautiful beach that tourists seem to forget that it is in Japan not in the southern islands....

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Tsushimase Lighthouse

KYUSHU

Tsushimase Lighthouse is in the northernmost of the Island,a straight road following the cape of the plateau of a flat grassy plain, a white lighthouse and the horizon,which makes feel the earth....

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A tranquil time on the island

KYUSHU

There is a tourist information center at the terminal of Ojika Port, though tour guidelines are only in Japanese,tourists may take a guideline and go round the island by rental bicycle.The alley of the shore of the red sand of lapilli showing that it is a volcanic island, a rural district, a grassy plain and the village.Half a day is enough to have a tour.Yet, spending a tranquil time and imaginin...

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Nozaki Island

KYUSHU

It is an uninhabited island to the east of Ojika Island. Nokubi Church is here.It is hard to express one’s feeling in words when seeing a simple brick-built church on the wild hill of terraced fieldswhere wild deer play here and there.The church was made with the fund which the islanders of the Catholic believer of only 17 families saved for 35 years.The stained window seen in the sunlight is perf...

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Aoshima Island

KYUSHU

It is a small island of neighborhood 860 meters which is near the southeast shore of Miyazaki City.The opposite bank is called the Aoshima Island Shore on the island,it becomes a big sightseeing spot including Aoshima Island Beaches.The characteristic of the island is that a plant colony of the tropic and sub tropic is seen,which makes the promenade fun....

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Oninosentakuiwa

KYUSHU

The washing rocks of the ogre are washed for a long time by waves and rise from the seayet the only class of hard sandstones piled up like a board can be seen,which continue 8 km long from Aoshima Island....

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Horikiri Pass

KYUSHU

It is a pass to the south of Aoshima Island of 4 km, from which the blue sea of southern regionand the washing rocks of the ogre can be seen beneathand pass full tropical atmosphere with the roadside trees of phoenix and flowers being in blossom....

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Nagasakibana

KYUSHU

Nagasakibana is a cape at the southernmost tip of the Satsuma Peninsula,and the over-the-sea view of Mount Kaimondake seen from the white lighthouse is completely superb....

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Mount Takamiyama

CHUGOKU

It is a 280 meters high mountain on the Mukaishima Island, from which the splendid sceneryof the Seto Inland Sea can be seen.You have to push your bicycle for the slope is very steep....

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Mount Hiratakiyama

CHUGOKU

It is a 225 meters high mountain on Innoshima Island,there are many old stone Buddhist images on the mountaintop, which creates unique scenes.In addition, the view seen from the mountaintop is fantastic,if you choose one of the mountains of island of Shimanami Kaido, it is here to be recommended....

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Bandokorobana  Park

KYUSHU

Bandokorobana Nature Park is a pool-formed shore and a beauty spot on the reef zonewhere Mt.Kaimondake is seen over the sea It is on the shoreline to the south of Chiran City....

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Sebira Park

KYUSHU

Sebira Park is located on the hill along the coastlineand is a superb view spot where tourists can see the most beautiful view of Mt.Kaimondake.As it is on the road, tourists may stop by for short break.It is on the shoreline between Bandokorobana Nature Park and Mt.Kaimondake....

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Kabira Bay

OKINAWA

Kabira Bay is a representative tourist attraction of Ishigaki Island,which is the subject of topic of people while talking about Ishigaki Island.Some small islands are scattered here and there in the magnificently transparent bay,and the clear sea and white sandy beach seen from the hill are a superb view.It is an attractive activity to the tourists to take a glass boatwhere the colorful coral ree...

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Kabira Park

OKINAWA

Kabira Park is within a few minute walk reach from Kabira Bay.The scenery seen from the observatory is superb, and it is nice to visit there at different timesbecause the sea colors change with the change of the flow and ebb of tides....

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Cape Ugan

OKINAWA

It is a cape located at the westernmost tip of Ishigaki Island.The huge rock under the observatory with the lighthouse and the scene of a beautiful beach are splendid.It is famous for the superb view spot of the sunset on the opening lawns of the peninsula across a small hill.It is far away from the downtown, a rental car is the most suitable for a visit as if it is a picnic....

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Sukuji Beach

OKINAWA

Sukuji beach is near from Kabira Bay.It is in the middle of the bay with a mountain as its back, and the shallow part is covered by the soft sand.Though snorkeling is impossible without coral reefs,but the sea is calm and the beach is suitable for a family tour with childrenbecause the facilities such as rest rooms and showers are available....

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Yonehara Beach

OKINAWA

Because the Yonehara Beach is near to Kabira Bay, it is the most popular in Ishigaki Island.Coral reefs grow well, and a shallow reef opens as far as wide.The drift of the tide is fast, a long-distance swim is prohibited.It is the beach where tourists can enjoy the coral reefs lightly by watching blueand yellow fishes several meters away from the beach.In addition, there is the primitive forest of...

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Sunset Beach

OKINAWA

It is a beach on the West Coast of the Hirakubo Peninsula, away from the city area,but the sand of good quality and the scenery are splendid.It is suitable for snorkeling and the most suitable for those who want to sunbathe on the beach while enjoying the scenery.It is an ideal beach because it is close to the facilities convenient for experiencing the unexplored region.It is recommended that if y...

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Hirakubo Lighthouse

OKINAWA

Hirakubo Lighthouse is an observatory spot at the northernmost tip of Ishigaki Island.The scenery seen from Hirakubo Lighthouse is grand and can beautiful scenes such as the clear sea,the small islands of the offing can be enjoyed....

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Cape Tamatori Observatory

OKINAWA

It is a beauty spot that the sea like peninsula and Ishigaki Island can be seen on the observatory,along the northeastern part of Ishigaki Island, a national highway.It is where the inner sea and outer sea is contrasted each other, looks quite neat.A lot of flowers such as hibiscuses are planted on the way to the observatory,it becomes a comfortable promenade.It is included in the morning bus tour...

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Shiraho Shore

OKINAWA

It can be seen from the big coral of 10 km from the north to the south,and the blue coral is said to be the biggest in the Northern Hemisphere and is valuable academically.The scene of the shore is not beautiful but, anyway,it is the shore where tourists appreciate underwater coral with snorkels here and is accessible by ship.Though a personal tour is allowed, having tour with an instructor is rec...

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Cape Kannon

OKINAWA

It is a small cape, but it is close to the downtown area, so it is easy to get to see the sunset.It takes 30 minutes by rental bicycle,it is recommended to those who do not go to Cape Ugan, for it is too far....

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Akabaka Beach

OKINAWA

It is a natural beach without being explored.There is nothing even a rest room or a small shop on the beach, as if it is only for yourself.It is very quiet and tourists can relax.The magnificently transparent sea is the hidden Gem....

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Kouri Island

OKINAWA

It is a small island. Only circumference 8 km around the island.On this island, there is no big long beach, but there is the beachwhere the gradation of the sea with excellent transparency is seen everywhereand it is suitable for people spending time leisurely on the beach of one’s own preference.The beauty of the ocean view over the sea of high transparency is particular,and many people come here...

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Bise Promontory /Bise Village

OKINAWA

Bise Promontory is the Okinawa unique transparent beautiful sea among coral reefsat north neighboring cape of the Okinawa Memorial Park.This original natural beach is really precious while other beaches in Okinawa are mainly man-made.This snorkeling spot is little known to the people.Big trees of Fukugi (an evergreen broad-leaved tree native of the Philippines,suitable growing area to the northern...

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Cape Maeda and Blue Cave

OKINAWA

The Cape Maeda is one of the diving and snorkeling spots in Okinawa Island,and the beautiful sea around the cape is visible from the observatory.There is a big sea cave called the Blue Cave nearby and it is possible to experience blue water in the caveand a mysterious atmosphere,it is extremely popular with many divers and snorkelers.A tour accompanied by an instructor is available....

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Sun Marina Beach

OKINAWA

The quality of the water around Sun Marina Beach is judged to be the best through a survey of water qualityconducted by the Ministry of Environment.The characteristic here is a promenade on the lagoon with hotel near it;tourists can walk on the promenade freely as if it is like a private beach.It is a good place to spend time leisurely....

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Manzamo

OKINAWA

Manzamo is a precipice of 20 meters high formed by the coral rocks rising from the earth,and magnificent view of the blue sky and sea is wonderfully superb.There is a green open space covered with natural turf and shore-related plants on the cliff top,which is the spot used to see the sunset....

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Manza Beach

OKINAWA

Manza Beach is a resort area where the whole peninsula extends out to the East China Sea,so it is the representation of Okinawa.The marine sports are substantial, so it is attractive for the touristswho want to enjoy the resort of Okinawa....

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The Zamami Islands

OKINAWA

The sea surrounding the islands is very transparent with rich reefs in the seaand pure white coral sand and subtropical green on the beach,which is really the paradise of the sea even may be called“the Sea loved by the World”.You may have a leisure time, go round superb view spots by bicycle, dive into the sea playing with fish or watch a whale.The island can satisfy all of these....

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Zamami Island

OKINAWA

It is an island representing the Kerama Islands which can be easily passed from Okinawa Island.The island is crowded through the year with marine sports lovers in summer and whale watchers in winder,especially, prosperous scuba diving attracts a lot of divers.Besides diving, Furuzamami Beach and Ama Beach are suitable for snorkeling, where people may enjoy sea bathing.It is also a start port of a ...

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Furuzamami Beach

OKINAWA

Because there are a lot of swimmers in summer,the shops such as rental stores or the marine activities do business,you may feel non-private, but it is suitable for snorkeling for its depth....

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Ama Beach

OKINAWA

Ama Beach is a little-known beach to able to spend time leisurelybecause it is not so crowded as Furuzamami Beach.It is shallow and transparent and the beach is a combination of the sandy shore and coral sand.Camping is allowed....

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Unajinosachi Observatory

OKINAWA

Unajinosachi is a well-known sunset view spot.In addition, the access from the parking lot is splendid because it is on the steep cliff.Because it is away from the village, you may reach it by car. ...

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Kaminohama Observator

OKINAWA

Here is a sunset view spot, too.Ama beach is seen closely on the observatory.You may visit there if you go to the Ama beach....

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Takatsukiyama Observatory

OKINAWA

The view of white sandy beach, the sea of azure blue and the cape of a sandy beachis what the more you see,the more you want to see.There are two observatories.Though the slope is steep, it is really worth it....

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Chishi Observatory

OKINAWA

Chishi Observatory is on the steep cliff,so the tough rocks and atolls can be seen on the observatory, a view spot.It is a little far away from the village and to climb up and down a steep slope is a little difficult....

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Amuro Island

OKINAWA

Amuro is an island ahead of Furuzamami Beach.It is only reachable by a little boat from Zamami Port or by using a tour course,where you may have a relaxing time without being interrupted by othersbecause there are no people....

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Aka Island

OKINAWA

It is one of the Kerama Islands, which is connected with Geruma Island, Fukaji Island by bridges.Therefore, once you get to Aka Island by ship, you may go round the three island by rental motorcycle or bicycle,which is a completely different experience from the one on Zamami Island.Many visitors come to Aka Island to have a sea bath or experience marine sports on the beautiful white beachsurroundi...

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Nishihama Beach

OKINAWA

Nisjhihama is a 1 km long beach along the northeast shore of Aka-jima Island.The clear and transparent sea extends to the far end,and the scenery of beautiful inland sea of the Kerama Islands seen from the beach is outstandingly splendid,which makes it a superb view not only on Keruma Island but also among all of beaches of Japan. Aka Island...

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Tokashiki Island

OKINAWA

Tokashiki Island takes 35 minutes from Naha to get here by ship, it is enough to have a one-day tour.It is the biggest in the Kerama Islands, and villages are developed, so staying a night is easy.It is a little big island, so going round by rental car or rental motorcycle is recommended.A rental bicycle is suitable for good walkers for the road is bumpy....

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Awaren Beach

OKINAWA

Awaren beach is the biggest with 600 meters long sandy beach in the Kerama Islands, and full of people.It is suitable for a family tour because shower facilities and marine facilities are provided.There is a bus service in conformity to a ship from the port, too,so it is easy to get. Because the accommodations are concentrated here,it is a beach convenient for feeling lightly a remote island in Ok...

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Tokashiku Beach

OKINAWA

Tokashiku Beach is unsuitable for snorkel because there is little coral,but the sea is transparent and the grain of sand is rather small just for walk on bare foot.There is only one resort hotel, which is prepared for those who do not like crowded people. ...

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Maihama Beach

OKINAWA

Maihama Beach should be called the highlight of Miyakojima Island with 7 km long and natural sandy beach,so it is really a representative beach not only in Okinawa but also in the East.In addition, it is the superb view spot of the sunset. But it is not suitable for snorkeling because there is no coral reef....

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Sunayama Beach

OKINAWA

Sunayama Beach is in the west coast of Miyakojima Island, a hill covered with sand,so it is called the Suna-yama Beach.The extension of the sandy beach is short, but is considered by a magazines as a beauty spotbecause there is the arch of a natural rock to the left hand of the sandy beach and the sand hill at the rear side....

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Aragusuku Beach

OKINAWA

Aragusuku Beach is possible to enjoy snorkeling for coral reefs extend to the shoreline nearby.Many people come here repeatedly for it is not crowded here.There are more local people than tourists....

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Yoshino Beach

OKINAWA

Yoshino beach is popular as a beach where the snorkeling is possible in Miyakojima.It is a 500 meters long beach and the coral gets close to the shoreline.The beach where a coral reef gets close to the neighborhood is rare in Okinawa.The water is transparent, the wave is calm because of the coral reefs so there are abundant fishes.The transparency of the water is high, and lots of wave being relat...

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Cape Higashihenna

OKINAWA

Cape Higashihenna is a cape at the southeast end of the south of Miyakojima.A lighthouse is at the tip and it is the most beautiful ocean view of Miyakojima Island.It is the first beauty spot in the ocean view of Miyakojima.The atmosphere of a small fishing port getting down from the cape is very good. 24 km from the center of Hirara....

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Emgear Marine Garden

OKINAWA

Emgear Marine Garden is a beach park using the especially beautiful shoreline of the southern coast of Miyakojima island.It is suitable to have a walk on the promenade and observatory.The wave is calm in the inner side of the bay for playing in the sea a little....

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Toriike

OKINAWA

Toriike are two circular ponds in the west coast of the Shimoji Island .A stalactite cave near the shore was eroded by the wave and grew bigger and the ceiling collapsed partiallyand that is how the two ponds were formed.It is an upper grade diving spot for it is connected with sea under the sea....

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Irabu Island

OKINAWA

Cultivation of sugarcane and fishery are central industries of the island,and the pole-and-line fishing of the bonito is populare.The sea seen from the shoreline  shows beautiful blue view.A 3540 meters long bridge connects Irabu Island with Miyakojima Island,the longest bridge in Japan, passable free of charge. The view of the bridge is extremely beautiful....

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Toguchinohama Beach

OKINAWA

Toguchinohama Beach is the beach that is famous for the beauty of the sand bar and the transparent water in Okinawa,an 800 meters bow-formed sandy beach.Such facilities such as showers are available, too.There is an airport for the training of pilots nearby,and it is interesting to see the repetition of the touch & go from the beach.Irabu Island...

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Sawadanohama Beach

OKINAWA

A large number of huge rocks make a unique scenery on Sawadanohama Beach.The water at the beach is not suitable for swimming for it is too shallow,though it is one of the representative beaches on Irabujima Island.Irabu Island...

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Funausagi Banata Observatory

OKINAWA

It is a huge bird-shaped observatory on Irabujima Island.The transparent sea bottom is seen from the observatory,and a stranding ship is visible not far away from the observatory too,which are interesting scenes.Irabu Island...

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Kurima Island

OKINAWA

It is an island accessible from the foreshore of Miyako Island by crossing the Kurima Great Bridge.Kurima Island is a simple and remote island without being interrupted by tourism, with a quiet scenery....

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Nagamahama Beach

OKINAWA

Nagamahama Beach is on the West Coast of Kurima Islamd.The white sandy beach is very clean, and there is a coral reefs here and there are still few tourists,so it is a little-known beach as a snorkel spot.Kurima Island...

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Ryugujo Observatory

OKINAWA

It is a three-storied observatory which was modeled from the castle on the hill of Kurima Island.From the observatory, special views such as the foreshore beach, Kurima Great Bridge, Irabu Island can be seen. Kurima Island...

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Ikema Island

OKINAWA

Ikema Island is located 1.3 km to north of Miyako Islandand is the island of prosperous fishermen of the bonito fishing.The view seen from the Ikema Great Bridge and the beach of coral reefs attract attention,where a lot of tourists come to have a tour....

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Yabiji

OKINAWA

Yabiji is a very large coral reef group with 17 km from the north to the south, 6.5 km from the east to the west.It is one of the biggest coral reefs not only in Miyako Islands but also in Okinawa region,and it is a big sacred place for diving and snorkeling.Ikema Island...

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Haemidanohama Beach

OKINAWA

It is a long beach in the south of Iriomote island, most suitable for a beachcombing to pick upthe shellfish of a fragment or flotsam of the changed shape coral.It is a beautiful beach of small sand and shallow water around it.But it is not suitable for a long stay because there are no rest rooms or shops.It may be nice to get by rental car and play there a little....

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Yubu Island

OKINAWA

Yubu Island is a small island of neighborhood less than 2 km,and the whole island is the subtropical botanical garden where besides southern flowers, wild animalssuch as wild boars, goats and buffalos can be seen.What is popular here is buffalo cars.It is pleasant to cross the sea of the tideland on a water buffalo car from Iriomote Island leisurely....

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Omija Road Park

OKINAWA

Omija Road Park is 10 km away to the east of Uehara Port.There is an observatory near the Road Park Parking Lot,where the bay and the sea of Omija can be seen panoramically.Down from the right side of the observatory is a promenade among the mangroves.Down from the left side of the observatory is the beautiful Omija River, playing in the river is also pleasant....

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Hoshisuna Beach

OKINAWA

Hoshisuna Beach is located at the northern tip of Iriomote Island, where snorkeling is enjoyed easily.Hoshinosuna means that star-shaped sand can be seen.The wave is calm, many fishes can be visible among the rocks, which is suitable to have a leisure time....

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Ballase and Hatoma Island

OKINAWA

Ballase Island is an island of the coral rising and ten minutes away from the Uehara Port by ship,from the surrounding colorful fish and coral reefs are seen.Snorkeling is popular here.Hatoma Island is a beautiful island on the hill with a promenadeand tourists may be healed by the green of the island and private houses of the red cement tile roofs.A one-day tour course is available during which i...

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Toe do Mari Beach

OKINAWA

The sand of the beach is so small, there are no stones at all, it is suitable to walk on bare foot.Even at the bottom of the sea is the river sand.There are no fish and corals, it is suitable for short sea bathing or playing with sand....

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