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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. Arrange your visit to Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse and discover more family-friendly attractions in Izumo using our Izumo holiday planner.
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  • I stopped by in Izumo Taisha Shrine. Into the blue sea, the white lighthouse was very bright. Parking area's souvenir shop also several restaurants there. You can eat and Bowl.
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  • I think it is near Izumo Taisha Shrine visited by car, so why do not you go. This is a pretty white lighthouse. Japan sea views from this Cape and island near over is known as a Habitat of the black-tailed gull.
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  • I stopped by after hinomisaki shrine and prayed. Ago the cliff, then I thought that the location was a two-hour drama came out lol. Beautiful weather cloud not in the kite flying so high and the 11-I don't think that was a short time, but a nice change of pace.
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