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Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse

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Address: Taishacho Hinomisaki, Izumo 699-0763, Shimane Prefecture
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Located some 20mins drive from Izumo,worth to go and see nice nature,many sidewalks next to ocean shore very nice views and fresh ocean breeze

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Located some 20mins drive from Izumo,worth to go and see nice nature,many sidewalks next to ocean shore very nice views and fresh ocean breeze

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

It`s very beautiful place to visit. You can see the rocks on the shore. There is a pathway that you can walk around. There are local small business near, if you want to buy an ice cream or skid in a stick!! Lol

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Nice place to see the sea of Japan. Local shops are interesting and the view is beautiful when there's good visibility.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This was one of the great "quiet" highlights of our trip ... we had very good weather and so we could enjoy a magnificently fiery orange sunset, on the horizon - not a cloud in sight. It had been quite some time since we had just sat and watched the sun set. There were about a dozen people sitting with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The climb to the top is very steep and you also have to take your shoes off prior to the climb. The view was fantastic from the top as you can go outside and look all around the top of the lighthouse. The area is beautiful and not too far from a shrine so it is a good destination point.

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Izumo, Japan
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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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