BEACHES & OUTDOORS

Ocean Views

  • Onaru Burial Mounds

    Located on a high plateau that looks down upon Tateiwa Rock, Onaru is an ancient tomb made of stone dug along the side of a hill. There are 13 tombs, built from the end of the 6th century to the beginning of the seventh. During the spring, Japanese white horseradish (wasabi) flowers bloom across thi…

  • Kabutoyama Observation Deck

    This observation deck offers a magnificent view of Kumihama Bay from the top of Mt. Kabuto. It's about a 30-minute walk, one-way, to the platform.

  • Tango Matsushima Islands

    Tango Matsushima takes its name from its resemblance to Matsushima, one of the three great views of Japan. The view of the ragged coastline, which goes on until it reaches Cape Kyoga, creates a beautiful silhouette against the morning and evening light. There is an observation deck near Inugasaki B…

  • Kyogamisaki Lighthouse

    A chalky white lighthouse that looms on top of a cliff 148 meters above sea level at the most northern point of the Tango Peninsula. The lighthouse was erected in 1898, and is one of five first-order lighthouses in Japan, which use a rare Fresnel lens. There is a promenade from the parking lot of …