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Shiono Cape Lighthouse

2877 Shionomisaki, Kushimoto-cho, Higashimuro-gun 649-3502, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 735-62-0514
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Get there early

The sign on the gate said it closes at 16:30 but when we arrived at 16:00 we could only look... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
Siobhan F
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Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
Unique

This lighthouse is unique, because it is the first English and stone based light tower in Japan... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Tolga N
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good41%
  • Average30%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
31 Jan 2018
“Get there early”
26 Jan 2018
“Unique”
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2877 Shionomisaki, Kushimoto-cho, Higashimuro-gun 649-3502, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 735-62-0514
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

The sign on the gate said it closes at 16:30 but when we arrived at 16:00 we could only look outside as the lighthouse was already closed.

Thank Siobhan F
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

This lighthouse is unique, because it is the first English and stone based light tower in Japan. With its great location you can feel all the great Pasific and Japan scene with eagles flying above you.

Thank Tolga N
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Immaculate light house and museum on the cliff looking onto the sea at the southernmost piece of land on Honshu. Climb the steps and have a good look out with a refreshing sea breeze cooling in the hot sun. Well worth a visit if just...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2016

Good parking area nearby and short, nice walk to this lighthouse. After 68 steps there is a surprise, 13 very narrow and steep steps more. But view is really rewarding - and entrance costs only 200¥.

2  Thank ettelbruck
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

The most south point of main island Japan. Rent a electronic bike from tourisit information station and went there. Quiet place. Quite some motocycle there who might making a whole circle around Japan.

Thank cutejelly
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Reviewed 21 October 2014

There is a lighthouse on the way to Shionomisaki shrine. It was built 120 years ago for safety of ships. There is a wonderful view of Shionomisaki cape and you really get the impression that the earth is round.

2  Thank GAN L
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