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Amanohashidate

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Address: Monju, Miyazu 629-2244, Kyoto Prefecture
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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
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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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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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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 

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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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Ipoh, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is the 2nd time I visited Amanohashidate, last year solo, this year with my family & friends. To catch up the Tango Railway sightseeing train, wake up at 4am & depart from Kyoto Station with the first local train. Visit Monju district, later go through Amanohashidate while enjoy local gourmet brunch. Then we visited Ine Funaya. On the way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

One of the most beautiful and relaxing places I've ever been. The weather helped and we could see the "heavenly bridge" in all it's glory as the blue skies matched the Sea of Japan's blue waters. Lovely local crafts, wonderful fresh seafood, rental bikes to cycle across the narrow sandspit or just walk from side to side, taking in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Despite was raining on that day. The trip was worthwhile. It was about 5 min walk from the hotel Seikoro Historical Museum where we stayed to the jetty and then transfer by a cable car to the hill top to look at the sand bar. And then we took about 45 min to trek up (go by bus 350 yen... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I am glad that I visited this place, it's 2 hours from Kyoto via train. I bought the 1 day pass which covers the train rides between Fukuchiyama JR station and Amanohashidate, boat rides, rope way tickets, bike rentals and bus fare in Hashidate. I took the boat to the other side of the sand bar, went the observatory (via... More 

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is the Nihonsankei and it's obviously named that for a reason. But only go for it unless you have all the time in Japan, or doing a slow relaxing trip visiting areas slowly. Don't mark it I'm your itinerary if you're only in Japan for two weeks or less It's quite far and costly if you're not on a... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I went there in August, 2010. I wanted to see Nihonsankei (日本三景), hence, that was the main reason to visit this place. This place has got simply amazing view. You can reach the top by cable car or a chair lift. You'll see the wonderful scene of Amanohashidate sandbar with full of pine trees from the top. If you see... More 

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