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Cape Zanpa

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Address: 9201 Zamami, Nakagami-gun, Yomitan-son 904-0328, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 98-982-9216

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A nice place for a visit

I visited there for watching the sunset. However, the weather that day was not too good. But it is still good to walk around the cape and looking at the natural view. Also, the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chow M
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited there for watching the sunset. However, the weather that day was not too good. But it is still good to walk around the cape and looking at the natural view. Also, the light tower worth to visit. It is a nice place for the whole family to enjoy. Free parking is provided. A food truck is there to... More 

Thank Chow M
Hong Kong
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63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Cape Zampa is a peninsula on the western side of the island near Yomitan Village, which features a beautiful beach. Views are gorgeous, calm water scene with a lighthouse.

Thank BettyFung
Denver, Colorado
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Great place to watch the sunset. I like taking pictures so I got there early to take daytime pictures as well. I didn't go in the lighthouse, it seemed a little crowded. Easy to get to. Definitely worth doing, especially to see the sunset.

Thank travelsteph59
Destin, Florida
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

One of my favorite places on the island of Okinawa, Japan. It has breathtaking views and gentle sea spray on your face in the breeze is just what life is all about. I sat here for an hour or so just relaxing in no hurry with my own thoughts. Very zen!

Thank Kayla K
New Orleans, Louisiana
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We took a trip there on a whim and were not disappointed. Beautiful views and more to see than meet the eyes at first. You need to pay a small fee to go up the lighthouse but it is only 200 yen and children are free. Make sure and bring some comfortable walking shoes and a little extra yes for... More 

Thank KirkRyan31
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Great walking area with glorious views. My children enjoyed the nearby play area and I enjoyed the beach and the walk along the coast.

Thank tmhchevelle13
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257 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We spent 1.5hrs here soaking in the views. Pay a nominal fee and walk up the lighthouse to get even better views of the cape. One would fine many local climbing down and hanging on the cliffs to fish or chill. Quite a sight. There's a park to walk and a rest place with restaurants to dine. Well worth the... More 

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This site is a must for any first time trip to Okinawa. The way to Cape Zanpa is well marked and easily travelled. Please make sure you wear good shoes if you plan to walk on the rocks. A clear day will see you returning with many photos, not to mention the great feeling this natural wonder and awe inspiring... More 

Thank Jimmie B
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Breathtaking cliff scenery and furious waves made our experience an unforgettable one. We went on a particularly windy day which made for an even more dramatic experience.

Thank jaye_w
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

Did not go up the light house as you need to pay to go up, but the surrounding area has great views too. The waves crashing on the rocks are amazing photo places. There are some large boulders moved by typhoon in the past.

Thank joyance

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