Scenic Japan from the Water

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  • Motoise Kono Shrine

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    A very venerable shrine close to Ichinomiya Boat Dock, where Amaterasu-ōmikami and Toyouke-ōmikami were enshrined before they were enshrined at Ise Grand Shrine.

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  • Aso Bay at Sunset

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    Beautiful sunset seen from Amanohashidate Sightseeing Boat, Ichinomiya Boat Dock. The air in this area is crisp and clean, and beautiful sunrise and sunset can be seen.

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  • Amanohashidate Rotating Bridge

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    The bridge rotates 90 degrees when a ship passes and is worth an experience. Amanohashidate Sightseeing Boat from Miyazu passes through here.

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  • Amanohashidate beach

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    A beach in Amanohashidate. Many people from all over the country visit in summer to swim in one of Japan's most scenic spots.

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  • The view known as “shoryukan” (rising dragon) from the observation deck

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    The view of Amanohashidate from Kasamatsu Park near Ichinomiya Boat Dock is called “shoryukan” (rising dragon), and it is considered a very auspicious sight.

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  • Chion-ji Temple, Tahōtō (many-jewelled pagoda)

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    Chion-ji Temple pagoda. Chion-ji Temple is a highly regarded temple whose high-profile visitors include Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu during the Muromachi period.

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  • First sunrise of the year from Amanohashidate Kasamatsu Park

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    The first sunrise of the year seen from Kasamatsu Park near Ichinomiya Boat Dock. On this day, Kasamatsu Cable also operates from early morning.

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  • Sightseeing Boat running along Monju Waterway and Amanohashidate Canal

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    Cruises through atmospheric Amanohashidate Waterway, including Rotating Bridge that turns 90 degrees when a ship passes through. It is a rare sight!

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  • Amanohashidate Sightseeing Boat at sunset

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    The air in this area is crisp and clean, and beautiful morning and evening skies can be seen.

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  • Amanohashidate and cherry blossoms seen from Kasamatsu Park

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    Beautiful combination of cherry blossoms and Amanohashidate, Japan’s representative flower and scenic spot.

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  • Amanohashidate “Matanozoki” (looking through your legs upside down)

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    Kasamatsu Park near Ichinomiya Boat Dock is a popular spot for upside down viewing through your legs. With earth and sky reversed, Amanohashidate looks like a bridge over the heavens.

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  • Two-Story Amanohashidate Sightseeing Boat

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    A spectacular view of Amanohashidate can be enjoyed from the upper floor of the boat. Passengers can also feed seagulls.

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  • Chion-ji Temple Main Gate (Golden Pavilion)

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    Right next to Amanohashidate Boat Dock. It is known as a guardian deity of wisdom, and many students come to offer prayers before the entrance exam. Home to many cultural treasures.

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  • Amanohashidate in snow

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    Fresh blue and green Amanohashidate in spring is lovely, but the row of pine trees covered in white snow is also marvelous.

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  • Amanohashidate Shrine

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    The only shrine in Amanohashidate. Isoshimizu in the shrine is a mysterious well where fresh water springs up despite being surrounded by the ocean. 

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  • Amanohashidate Sightseeing Boat passing through Rotating Bridge

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    Amanohashidate Rotating Bridge rotates 90 degrees when a boat passes. The scarlet bridge turning dynamically is a captivating sight

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  • Nariai-ji Temple Main Gate (Niōmon)

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    Stunning Niō statues are enshrined on the left and right. Nariai-ji Temple is home to many valuable cultural treasures and is also famous as a temple that makes wishes come true.

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  • Amanohashidate Sightseeing Boat

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    Sightseeing Boat that cruises through the calm waters of Aso Sea along Amanohashidate, one of Japan’s three scenic views. Enjoy the breathtaking view from the waters.

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  • Nariai-ji Temple, 28th temple of the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage

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    Nariai-ji Temple, 28th temple of the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage, is accessible from Ichinomiya Boat Dock by Kasamatsu Cable and Tankai Tozan Bus. The sight of autumn leaves is spectacular.

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  • Manai Shrine (Inner Shrine of Motoise Kono Shrine)

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    Inner Shrine of Motoise Kono Shrine, a famous power spot where deities such as Amaterasu-ōmikami and Toyouke-ōmikami are enshrined.

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  • Nariai-ji Temple, 28th temple of the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery,Animals & Birdwatching,Fall Foliage,Others]
    Nariai-ji Temple, 28th temple of the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage, is accessible from Ichinomiya Boat Dock by Kasamatsu Cable and Tankai Tozan Bus. The sight of its autumn leaves is spectacular.

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  • Amanohashidate in snow

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery,Hot Springs,Others]
    Fresh blue and green Amanohashidate in spring is lovely, but the row of pine trees covered in white snow is also marvelous.

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  • Amanohashidate beach

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Sports & Outdoor Activities,Nature & Scenery,Others]
    A beach in Amanohashidate. Many people from all over the country visit in summer to swim in one of Japan's most scenic spots.

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  • Amanohashidate Rotating Bridge

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery,Others]
    The bridge rotates 90 degrees when a ship passes and is worth an experience. Amanohashidate Sightseeing Boat from Miyazu passes through here.

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  • Nariai-ji Temple Main Gate (Niōmon)

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery,Fall Foliage,Others]
    Stunning Niō statues are enshrined on the left and right. Nariai-ji Temple is home to many valuable cultural treasures and is also famous as a temple that makes wishes come true.

    Route Details >

  • Two-Story Amanohashidate Sightseeing Boat

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery,Animals & Birdwatching,Others]
    A spectacular view of Amanohashidate can be enjoyed from the upper floor of the boat. Passengers can also feed seagulls.

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  • Amanohashidate “Matanozoki” (looking through your legs upside down)

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery,Fall Foliage,Cherry Blossoms,Others]
    Kasamatsu Park near Ichinomiya Boat Dock is a popular spot for upside down viewing through your legs. With earth and sky reversed, Amanohashidate looks like a bridge over the heavens.

    Route Details >

  • Amanohashidate Shrine

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery,Others]
    The only shrine in Amanohashidate. Isoshimizu in the shrine is a mysterious well where fresh water springs up despite being surrounded by the ocean. 

    Route Details >

  • Amanohashidate Sightseeing Boat passing through Rotating Bridge

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery,Hot Springs,Others]
    Amanohashidate Rotating Bridge rotates 90 degrees when a boat passes. The scarlet bridge turning dynamically is a captivating sight

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  • First sunrise of the year from Amanohashidate Kasamatsu Park

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Traditional Events,Nature & Scenery,Others]
    The first sunrise of the year seen from Kasamatsu Park near Ichinomiya Boat Dock. On this day, Kasamatsu Cable also operates from early morning.

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