Engetsuto, Shirahama-cho

Just off the Rinkai shore sits Engetsuto, a small rock island famous for its circular hole formation. Waves and wind have caused the siltstone, sandstone, and conglomerate rock to erode, over time creating the hollow section. Clear blue water surrounds the island, where the hole perfectly faces out toward the horizon. Many people come here for the sunset experience, as the sun pierces through the island when it is perfectly aligned. Make sure you bring your camera. To visit Engetsuto on your trip to Shirahama-cho, use our Shirahama-cho trip planner .
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  • As art forms in nature too much contingency and got very interested. Now, between the island from sunset, moonset enjoys like. Took it to local tourist taxi
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  • Sunset on vernal equinox around the island just circle the Sun around 18:00 sink are located. It will be better made on the early sunset 30 minutes prior to parking in front of the eyes be full.
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  • Ten years ago ' or collapsed at any time? "And can be seen while the hiyahiya is firmly connected. I say people often come and looks beautiful sunset time and a date is a good place.
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