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Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse

Taishacho Hinomisaki, Izumo 699-0763, Shimane Prefecture
+81 853-54-5341
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Simply amazing!

After driving through some narrow mountain roads, we arrived at the lighthouse. It was 200 yen for... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Br1arR0se
Very windy and great view of the Sea of Japan

You can climb the lighthouse for a small fee to see the Sea of Japan. Can walk out but that is... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Chee KongDaniel Y
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Taishacho Hinomisaki, Izumo 699-0763, Shimane Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

After driving through some narrow mountain roads, we arrived at the lighthouse. It was 200 yen for adults to climb the lighthouse, and free for children. There are a lot of steps, since it's the tallest lighthouse in Japan--get ready to get your heart rate...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

You can climb the lighthouse for a small fee to see the Sea of Japan. Can walk out but that is after you have climbed up to the very top (about 6 stories). It gets very windy and chilly so do take care. However, if...More

Thank Chee KongDaniel Y
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

The view from the observation deck is superb! A panoramic view of the Shimane Peninsula in the panoramic Japanese Sea spreading under the eyes, a long series of Chinese mountainous areas far in the south, and the Oki Islands far into the far north. There...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a fine summer day. White active lighthouse. You can climb up the 163 steps to the top in the daytime. You can look down the blue vast sea. Surrounded by green. You can walk around the path looking up the lighthouse. Small...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice scenic spot of the coast, with a nice little walk where you can take in the views. You definitely need a car to get here. Free parking is available. There seemed to be a little pebble beach accessible from the parking...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The sea side rock are wonderful.From the light house the whole area can be seen.Such a wonderful place to pass a afternoon. If you want to visit the top of lighthouse be there before 3 pm.

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

you dont need to go up the lighthouse to see great scenery of the seaside (its all stairs going up n down and there's an entrance fee). there are some walkways where u can walk closer to the shore nearby.

Thank fionayyy
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Make sure you take the bus right to the end, as even some Japanese people were confused and almost got off one stop early. The walk to the light house is short and fun as you go through a very small town atmosphere. There was...More

Thank Voodew
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Located some 20mins drive from Izumo,worth to go and see nice nature,many sidewalks next to ocean shore very nice views and fresh ocean breeze

Thank vychodny
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

It`s very beautiful place to visit. You can see the rocks on the shore. There is a pathway that you can walk around. There are local small business near, if you want to buy an ice cream or skid in a stick!! Lol

Thank Andre L
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