Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse, Izumo

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Climb to the top of the towering Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse to witness panoramic views of the ocean and rocks below. The masonry structure stands an impressive 43.65 m (143 ft) high and is said to be the tallest in the country. For a small fee you can enter the lighthouse, but keep in mind that you'll have to leave your shoes at the door, so consider bringing along some thick socks if it's a cold day. Those with a fear of heights will want to steel themselves, as the combined height of the structure and the cliff it sits on make for a dizzying view down to the ocean. Find out how to plan Izumo trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • The lighthouse area and coastline here is absolutely beautiful! The lighthouse itself is pretty, reminded me of some of the ones in New England. I came later in the day, I did not go inside the...  more »
  • Seeing the lighthouse was my childhood dream. It is the first time to see the coastal area with the lighthouse. An amazing and unforgettable moment was going with my family and I felt a calm...  more »
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  • A lovely landmark set in a pleasant bit of greenery atop the often windy cliffs. If you have a car, great. If you don't, you can still reach the lighthouse via a local bus service. You can climb to the top if you pay the entrance fee, though it is not necessary to enjoy your visit. There are a few shops and restaurants (offering seafood - you'll smell it before you see it) on the walk from the car park to the lighthouse. The coastline on the drive up is very pretty.
  • Blue sky and white lighthouse is charming.

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