Scenic Japan from the Water

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  • Koyasan, Danjo Garan

    [Famous/Historical Spots,World Heritage Sites]

    Koyasan is the center of Shingon Buddhism, an important Buddhist sect which was introduced to Japan about 1200 years ago by Kobo Daishi. Danjo Garan is one of the two most sacred sites in Koyasan.

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  • Mojiko Retro

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Others]

    Historic Mojiko, a delightful early 20th century port district that continues to move with the times

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  • Dimon, Shomon

    [,Nature & Scenery]

    The dolphin ship can just pass through between the cliffs rising 50m from the sea level only when the sea is calm. The rocks have been nicknamed the Alps of the Sea.

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  • Akase

    [,Nature & Scenery]

    One of the most vividly-colorful views in the west coast of Omi Island. When the waters are rough, you can see a beautiful scene of whitecaps splashing over the red rocks.

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  • Makuiwa

    [,Nature & Scenery]

    A rare spot where you can see deep down inside the caldera volcano from about ninety million years ago. You will find a large rock mural created by nature with images of snakes, rabbits, etc.

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  • Fufu Cave (Husband-Wife Cave)

    [,Nature & Scenery]

    Fufu Cave is one of the best-known sights of Omijima 

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  • Shizugaura

    [,Nature & Scenery]

    The view from here is the model of the big mural of NAMI-NO-MA (room of waves) at the Chowaden Reception Hall of the Tokyo Imperial Palace.

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  • Shimamimon

    [,Nature & Scenery]

    A thrilling rock arch that the Dolphin Ship barely squeezes through 

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  • Fufu Cave (Husband-Wife Cave)

    [,Nature & Scenery]

    It is known to bring harmony and happiness to married couples.

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  • Omijima Campsite

    [Nature & Scenery]

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  • Omijima Island Nature Research Road

    [Nature & Scenery]

    Along this walking path, visitors can take in their fill of the sights of Omijima, and it's great rocks, ocean-carved pieces of art.

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  • Sunset

    [Nature & Scenery]

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  • Omijima Beach

    [Nature & Scenery]

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  • Omijima Beach

    [Nature & Scenery]

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  • Sunset

    [Nature & Scenery]

    In the summertime, the sun aligns between the two rock pillars that rise from the bay, making for an exotically beautiful sight when it sets just between them.

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  • Omijima Island

    [Nature & Scenery]

    Take a pleasure cruise around Omijima Island to see up close the tunnels and stone pillars of this island's natural art. Sail through tunnels in the cliffs, and explore hidden grottos.

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  • Sunset

    [Nature & Scenery]

    In the summertime, the sun aligns between the two rock pillars that rise from the bay, making for an exotically beautiful sight when it sets just between them.

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  • Omijima Island

    [Nature & Scenery]

    With approximately including sheer cliffs, and the ocean-carved, monolithic rocks that have earned it the nickname the "Alps of the Sea," Omijima Island is a grand display of nature's art.

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  • Omijima Campsite

    [Nature & Scenery]

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  • Omijima Island

    [Nature & Scenery]

    Omijima Island boasts of breathtaking coastline with sheer cliffs, located in the middle of the Kita Nagato Coast National Park.

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  • Omijima Island Nature Research Road

    [Nature & Scenery]

    Along this walking path, visitors can take in their fill of the sights of Omijima, and it's great rocks, ocean-carved pieces of art.

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  • Omijima Beach

    [Nature & Scenery]

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  • Takabutoyama Mountain

    [Nature & Scenery]

    Takabutoyama Mountain is ranked for having one of the 100 most beautiful sunsets in Japan.

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  • Hot Spring

    [Hot Springs]

    Kamiamakusa City is also famous for its many natural hot springs.

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  • Mt.Zengan

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery]

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  • Yushima

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery]

    An island in the Ariake Kai inland sea where government officials negotiated peace during the Amakusa-Shimabara war. The island is nicknamed“Dangojima”which means 'collusion island'.

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  • Fifth Bridge (Matsushima Bridge)

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery]

    Amakusa Pearl Line and Amakusa Gokyo were both selected as one of the best one hundred roads in Japan.

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  • Second Bridge (Ohyanobashi)

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery]

    This bridge starts at the end of Ohyano island, and is a Langer Truss bridge with a beautiful yellow arch.

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  • Higashioi Bridge

    [Sports & Outdoor Activities,Nature & Scenery]

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  • Fourth bridge (Maejimabashi)

    [Famous/Historical Spots,Nature & Scenery]

    The longest bridge of the five bridges (Amakusa Gokyo). It is a low bridge that sits just above the sea, so you can soak up the scenery from a different perspective.

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