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Rinkai, Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture 649-2211, Japan
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Marinas, Beaches, Bodies of Water
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Milan, Italy
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108 reviews 108 reviews
53 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This is another of Shirahama symbols and worth a visit if you are in town. It's a must-see at late afternoon and especially at sunset when the sun appears in the rock's hole. Unfortunately, you can only see it from distance or sail around with glass bottom boats, but not reach it.

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Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Most of the tourists go there for the view of sunset and I was one of them. Cant take the hot that the sun passing thought the hole of the rock. Though, still a place worth going. Easy to access, can drop off there by bus.

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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

We were there in Feb 2010. The unique looking rock set up a very beautiful picture at the sea. The hole at the center of the rock when view during sunrise and sunset was supposed to be extremely gorgeous. However, it was raining almost whole day when we were in Shirahama so no chance to see it with our own... More

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