Top things to do in Amanohashidate

Waterfront in 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


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


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…