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Stunning Views

Views from the lighthouse are absolutely stunning. Unfortunately, it was raining the day of my... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
AFitnessFoodie
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Barbados
Well kept

Immaculate light house and museum on the cliff looking onto the sea at the southernmost piece of... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2016
HKeater
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Hong Kong, China
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  • Average27%
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Sep 24, 2018
“Stunning Views”
Jan 31, 2018
“Get there early”
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2877 Shionomisaki, Kushimoto-cho, Higashimuro-gun 649-3502, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Views from the lighthouse are absolutely stunning. Unfortunately, it was raining the day of my visit but I managed to enjoy nonetheless. Climbing up to the balcony is a must; however, there was no access to the lantern room. I wanted to walk around the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

The sign on the gate said it closes at 16:30 but when we arrived at 16:00 we could only look outside as the lighthouse was already closed.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Siobhan F
Reviewed January 26, 2018

This lighthouse is unique, because it is the first English and stone based light tower in Japan. With its great location you can feel all the great Pasific and Japan scene with eagles flying above you.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank zetiman
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Immaculate light house and museum on the cliff looking onto the sea at the southernmost piece of land on Honshu. Climb the steps and have a good look out with a refreshing sea breeze cooling in the hot sun. Well worth a visit if just...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank HKeater
Reviewed May 12, 2016

Good parking area nearby and short, nice walk to this lighthouse. After 68 steps there is a surprise, 13 very narrow and steep steps more. But view is really rewarding - and entrance costs only 200¥.

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank ettelbruck
Reviewed June 25, 2015

The most south point of main island Japan. Rent a electronic bike from tourisit information station and went there. Quiet place. Quite some motocycle there who might making a whole circle around Japan.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank cutejelly
Reviewed October 20, 2014

There is a lighthouse on the way to Shionomisaki shrine. It was built 120 years ago for safety of ships. There is a wonderful view of Shionomisaki cape and you really get the impression that the earth is round.

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank GanL
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