BEACHES & OUTDOORS

Ocean Views

  • Onaru Burial Mounds

    Located at a high plateau that looks down at Tateiwa Rock, Onaru is an ancient tomb of a stone room dug along the side of a hill with 13 units, built from the end of the 6th century to the beginning of the seventh. During the spring, the white flowers of Japanese white horseradish bloom across this …

  • Kabutoyama Observation Deck

    A magnificent view of Kumihama Bay from the Mt. Kabuto Observatory. It's about a 30-minute walk, one-way to the observatory.

  • Tango Matsushima Islands

    Tango Matsushima got 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 observatory tower near Inugasaki Brid…

  • 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 only five first-order lighthouses in the nation which uses a rare Fresnel lens. There is a promenade from the parki…