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Engetsuto, Shirahama-cho

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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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  • View of Kansai's famous city, Shirahama-Cho. Known springs in the beauty of nature seen tourist guide book. Moved to the island comes into view when I was watching the Shirahama coast by car. Force of nature you can't beat up going anyways. The gaping hole in the vernal equinox and autumnal Equinox seems to be the sun sets. One more island by Takashima says otherwise.
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  • 坐車到這邊,一到步就有潛水船坐都不是太貴,可以睇到海底既魚,同近距離睇日月島,之後睇完魚就沿路行去睇日月島最靚既位置,但提提大家,因為日月島係睇日落最靚,會見到太陽落在日月島中間位置,所以要睇準日落時間來,不是的話要等很耐。  more »
  • In the unusual shaped island, I went with a group of friends. When sunset is just cover the hole and was up cheers.
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