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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  • The weather was raining cloudy with occasional, but nature's mysterious island. You could feel the splendor of the great outdoors.
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  • Seems too far 4/28/2018 2:00 PM located in the arrival parking (500 yen) toilet souvenir glass-bottomed boat island near shore are scattered pebble and insect eating rocks in the rock You can know the sunset times tide because it is a rocky point
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  • Free [Mifune foot] we visited were friendly so far, what!! opens a hole in the ️ island [Island] is not the front? Surprise!! this is the ️ grain and (^ _ ^)
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