Genre : Shrines & Temples
Area : Yuya & Heki
The impressive structure of this pair of rocks faces the rough waves of the Sea of Japan from Tateishi Fishing Harbor, and is said to be only one of a few pairs of such great rock pairs in Japan.
On the summit is enshrined a wooden sculpture of the bodhisattva Kannon, ornamented with gold leaf. The shrine serves as a visual reminder of the intense faith of the simple coast peoples, as it is said to be a relic passed on after the Shimabara Rebellion of 1637.
This grassy knoll extends overlooking the sea at a height of 333 metersRead more
Nii-no-hama Spider Lily Field
The spider lilies here bloom alongside the ocean, and are prefecturally-designated as a natural memorialRead more
This small promontory extends into the ocean from the northwesternmost point of Japan's main island of Honshu, giving it extraordinary panoramic views.Read more