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Address: Rinkai, Nishimuro-gun, Shirahama-cho 649-2211, Wakayama Prefecture
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A symbol of Shirahama

Interesting landscape which is a symbol of Shirahama, a rock with a hole. More convenient to drive there. Definitely a good place to view sunset.

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Maria S
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting landscape which is a symbol of Shirahama, a rock with a hole. More convenient to drive there. Definitely a good place to view sunset.

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This year i havent seen the sun set fits the hole though coz i try to go there during morning.haha. but last year, it was so awesome. Its a must when visiting shirahama. You can arrange your activities in this order, shirahama beach-senjojiki-sandanbeki-onsen(to relax after a tiring day)-engetsu around 6-8pm(japans sunset during summer were very late).

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Hong Kong
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a rock worth dressing up in a frock to see. The sunset scene is amazing. There must be about a billion photos of this rock in the sunset and about only 12 photos with the sun directly in the centre of the hole. It's compelling. And the more photos you take, the more you want to take as... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Go there if you have a car and stay close to the place.There are a few free parking places. Try to find out time of sun-set because not much around the place.

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Osaka, Japan
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

An interesting outcrop. Stopped the car to look. Wouldn't bother if you didn't come here car. You can probably take the local bus if you really want.

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Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

A very famous symbol of Shirahama, well known as couples and sunset spot. Definitely recommend to enjoy the sunset there.

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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I catch 2 kinds of fish in front of the EngetsuTo. The water is clear also, so it's good for squid fishing. I think it will be more nice view when setting sun..! Actually is easy to get there, because it near from Shirahama beach and just beside the Shirahama main road.

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Not much to see here, only viewing the island from a distance along the road. If you drive, it is good to stop here for 5 mins just to take some pictures.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Viewing sunset at locations along the bay was awesome. Certain spots can be crowded. Check out the two embarkments on the two side of the bay.

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

It is so exciting to see the sun set through the hole. Also do not miss the hot spring foot bath, after the sunset we sat there soaking our feet while watching the glorious sunset glow. Then it is time for some sashimi dinner.

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