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Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse

Taishacho Hinomisaki, Izumo, Shimane Prefecture 699-0763, Japan
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Ranked #3 of 40 Attractions in Izumo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

If you go to the lzumo Taisha shrine, I recommend with confidence visiting here. The lighthouse 'Hinomisaki toudai' is very famous for the highest lighthouse in Japan. It takes about 45 minutes by car or 60 minutes by bus from Izumoshi station. We can have a beautiful seaside view around here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

First of all, I'm a huge fan of water. I've lived at the beach many a summer, so I naturally gravitate toward the ocean. The lighthouse at Hinomisaki, I believe, is the tallest in all of Japan. You can climb it for less than $5, and is well worth it! Unfortunately, you must remove your shoes, like everywhere else in... More

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