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Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse, Izumo

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Historic Site
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. Arrange your visit to Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse and discover more family-friendly attractions in Izumo using our Izumo holiday planner.
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  • In the rain did not rise to the top is the view is best from the lighthouse. And it was clear the air! Japan Sea always rough waves that have been impressive.
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  • It is Asia's tallest lighthouse. Looking up from below and sits on the edge of hinomisaki seen from a distance and not really is, and reveals its magnificence. You can climb up to the top, is 200 yen.
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  • Izumo hinomisaki Lighthouse day Shimane peninsula at the western end of hinomisaki was built in 0/1903 (1903). 43.65 m tower height, "Japan's tallest Lighthouse" as well known. Lighthouse made of rigid tuffaceous sandstone sourced is already completed and passed the 1 century, continues through several renovations. Izumo hinomisaki Lighthouse Tower of the Cretaceous has soared in the blue sky is in 0/1998 (1998), "historic lighthouse as the world" the 0/2013 (2013), "country registration tangible cultural properties" to specified. Admission fee: 200 yen for adults in a lighthouse inside. But there are also for don't climb 163 steps, too steep dusty shoes banned in admission for senior citizens and children are out the negative comments. My own lighthouse in with in putting socks on going up and down steep stairs, but certainly other slippery railing feet and afraid, did not help. But I can see off climbing the stairs 360 ° panorama is hard therefore, looked even more cool stuff. Also just kindergarten field trip and the kids trooping and climbs up, no matter how much down though the priority thepedestrian adults. For a child... that if if contrary to the theory, this experience led to the future us in as a valuable experience bear in mind I am pleased. I was so not much experience even though the tallest meters difference in height. But 竦mimashita legs and I not afraid of heights, but see below. FCS is a valuable experience, but not recommended in the fear of heights.
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