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Address: Monju, Miyazu 629-2244, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 772228030
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Small town, cozy and relax trip

This place is further north from Kyoto/Osaka city and travelling there would need minimum 3 hours (one way) and no direct transit as well. Despite the long journey, its still... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Bangkok, Thailand
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28 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss the tourist train from Fukuchiyama to Amanohashidate. Cute, comfortable and it even stops at sights along the way. It connects with the first train of the day from Osaka to Fukuchiyama. Wooded scenery all around, we enjoyed our day from the moment we left Fukuchiyama. Until then autumn fog had obscured our view of the mountain scenery but... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

We were a bit wary about travelling for 2 hours from Osaka for Amanohashidate. But the journey was definitely worth it when we saw what awaited us. The chair lift was great fun. The view was amazing. The surrounding sea, verdant hills and the snaking chain of pine trees was a sight to behold. The cycle ride is a must... More 

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Shiga Prefecture, Japan
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11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

What a perfect spot for relaxing and chilling. There's bike for rent but I only walked to enjoy the view and ended up sitting on a log nearby the sea. Cool breeze and fresh air. I also spot some fish jumping up from the sea. Not much people even it's holiday.

Thank Tawan U
Tokyo, Japan
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161 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We got to Amanohashidate on Sunday but, we decided to wait until Monday to go across the sandbar - as we know the weekends can be crowded - therefore a bit too noisy for such a special place. We were on the Kasamatsu Park side and had bought a ticket the day before to go up and down Kasamatsu Park... More 

Thank Vanessa Y
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243 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Came here on the day our cruise ship docked in Maizuru. Son and I took the 50-minute walk through the shaded sandbar on a hot summer afternoon after we got off the chair lift. It was very nice with the tall pine trees on both sides of the walk. Son walked down to the beach area and he said it... More 

Thank ROCruiser
Vancouver, Canada
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69 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Loved Amanohashidate. We walked to other side and then walked up to top to the Konamatsu park and the temple. You can take a tram and a bus up, but we felt energetic and hiked the 1.8 km. Once to top it was all worth it.

Thank Dstruthers
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This place is further north from Kyoto/Osaka city and travelling there would need minimum 3 hours (one way) and no direct transit as well. Despite the long journey, its still recommend to visit this place as one of the japan three scenic view. There is alot information at central train station (tourist information center) on how to get there and... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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627 reviews
356 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Amanohashidate is a 3.6 km long sandbar. It was created by the Noda-gawa River bringing out sand from the west which was hit by an ocean flow from the Sea of Japan to Miyazu Bay. The sandbar is made more beautiful with some 7 to 8,000 pine trees that cover the entire stretch. Two narrow channels at its southern end... More 

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Paris, France
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Even it took me like more than 4 hours from Osaka to Amanohasidate because i got lost from Kyoto for an hour by taking a wrong train plus wondering around asking people. The actual travel time from Osaka should take 2.30 hours on. Even all those time that I waste the place, Amanohashidate is still the place that i think... More 

Thank Voravannee
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Amanohashidate is one of my favorite place in Japan. It is very natural and beautiful. The beach is so clean, and it not so touristy. I also enjoy the city. Small city and not crowded. To enjoy amanohashidate you can buy amanohashidate pass. First rent a bike and riding along the sandbar, than up to the Kasamatsu park using cable... More 

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