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Shimamu Beach

Irikacho, Shakotan-cho, Shakotan-gun 046-0327, Hokkaido
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Beautiful even on a cloudy day!

Such a beautiful place to visit, and great to wonder around for a bit of an adventure over rocks... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
A place to rejuvenate

We visited in a small rainy day, we park our car, an old couple ready to leave, 3 of us were the... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
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“steep walk” (2 reviews)
“shade” (2 reviews)
“tunnel” (4 reviews)
Irikacho, Shakotan-cho, Shakotan-gun 046-0327, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Such a beautiful place to visit, and great to wonder around for a bit of an adventure over rocks and sand. Really pretty and love it when visiting and travelling Japan. Would highly recommend f you want beautiful sights. Carpark outside the tunnel which leads...More

Thank frances2615
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We visited in a small rainy day, we park our car, an old couple ready to leave, 3 of us were the only there; when we leave, a tour bus was reached. We walk pass the tunnel, it lead us to another world, lucky the...More

3  Thank Ice800908
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

On the way to more famous Cape Kamui, our Japanese host decided to guess and stopped here instead. It was a great decision. After you cross a tunnel you get the breathtaking views and can go down to the quite beach with a pleasant walk.

Thank Juan T
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The waters at this beach have a gorgeous shade of blue and is quite untouched. I'd hazard a guess and say that it's less visited than Cape Kamui which is not too far away (and certainly deserves a visit). It's quite serene and you would...More

Thank WeiQi_Leong
Reviewed 16 December 2016

It was cloudy on the day we went this place but it still looked very beautiful. We walked down to the beach and it was a quite steep walk, but it is not too hard. It was a different, beautiful view from down the beach...More

Thank Pengapa
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The water was so blue. So unpolluted. View was so beautiful. A must stop if you are around this area.

Thank tracypang
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We first did the hike to the observation point, and then went through the tunnel and down to the beach. It was raining so we couldn't stay for long, but it was well worth it. The views are very dramatic, with the huge rock pillars...More

Thank NBarak
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

The tunnel connecting to the beach is under renovation till March 2016. Only the temporary observertory is available. Great view of the Cape Skakotan.

1  Thank Leslie3663
Reviewed 3 August 2015

When you drive here, you'll notice that there's a really really long and steep walk down to the beach area. Chances are most people are not going to attempt the walk, but i say you should go for it! Yes it is steep, and in...More

1  Thank WanderlustJournal
Reviewed 22 June 2015

I love the emerald green and blue crystal clear water from this beach. This place less crowded and untouched nature. I'm alone there in 20minutes. After that,a couple show up there and stay for 10 minutes only. I sat on the rock for 1 hour,...More

1  Thank bluebell861
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