Senjojiki, Shirahama-cho

Witness the power of the natural world at Senjojiki, a stretch of coastline made up of particularly impressive geological formations. The tiered rock formations display the work of the Pacific Ocean over the years, with the strong waves eroding the rocks into their current shape, said to look like a thousand tatami mats, an image after which the site has been named. Walk out onto the plateau to gain a closer look at the waves and the strikingly formed rocks, but take care as the wind can pick up throughout the day. For Senjojiki and beyond, use our Shirahama-cho vacation planner to get the most from your Shirahama-cho vacation.
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  • Gratuity is Shirahama tourism senjojiki. There were so many foreign tourists. Small souvenir shop located at the edge of the parking lot was packed.
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  • Worth a visit for some nice photos. The rocks are uneven but one can walk to the far end for nice views of the sea and its surrounds.  more »
  • Otherworldly in it is like in the erosion of the coast. It is a very interesting landscape. I pity... to stand in belly in the graffiti carved into the rock. Said Japanese people enjoy a high, but it is not with any country. And uh...
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Temperate climate and hot springs make Shirahama-cho a popular destination year-round with a variety of accommodations. Due to crowds in the summer period (especially July and August), plan to make advanced reservations if visiting then. Hotels line the main beach, ranging from deluxe to mid-range. Some of the establishments are traditional ryokans, emphasizing Japanese cuisine, while larger ones offer a variety of different services typical of a tourist spa town.
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