Top things to do in Amanohashidate

Waterfront in Amanohashidate

Amanohashidate

Called one of Japan's three great views in historical literature, Amanohashidate is a 3.5km-long, narrow sand spit covered with some 8000 pines. Along the length of the spit, there's decent swimming, plus beach show…
Buddhist Temple in Amanohashidate

Chion-in

Steps from the southern end of the Amanohashidate footbridge, this busy temple is home to an Important Cultural Property pagoda from the Muromachi period (late 1500s). The temple's o-mikuji (fortunes; ¥300) are shap…
Historic Building in Amanohashidate

Mikami-ke

About 5km east of central Amanohashidate, in central Miyazu, this historic building dates from the 1780s when it was the home of a wealthy family of sake brewers and silk traders. There are well-preserved architectu…