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Engetsuto, Shirahama-cho

Categories: Marinas, Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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3.9/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
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. Plan to visit Engetsuto during your Shirahama-cho vacation using our convenient Shirahama-cho trip itinerary maker.
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  • What can I say? Nice rocks. This is a small islet with a nearly round hole between them that allows you to see the sun set, if you're properly places. However, the entire Wayayama coast is cheek by jo...  read more »
  • Highlights of the sunset fall upon the most. Dyed golden color sea, Sky Island even more. Note, since there are many cars are parked on the street near the parking lot is not.
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  • Engetsu Island is about 400 meters from the coast. If you want to take photo with the background of this sandstone arch, you have to come in the morning; the rest of the day would be impossible becaus...  read more »
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