Top things to do in Kushimoto

Landmark in Kushimoto


This amazing natural rock formation is a line of about a dozen spire-like boulders extending 900m into the water like the supports of a bridge. It's popular for a ramble at low tide and for photos at sunrise, and th…
Museum in Kushimoto

Japan–US Memorial Museum

This rather staid little museum commemorates the visit of the US ship Lady Washington in 1791, during Japan's 200-plus years of self-imposed isolation and 62 years before the more famous landing of US Commodore Perr…
Museum in Kushimoto

Toruko-Kinenkan Museum

In this museum and the park surrounding Kashino-zaki Lighthouse is something most unexpected: Turkish-related buildings and monuments, commemorating the sinking of the Turkish ship Ertugrul here in 1890, and the Jap…
Lighthouse in Kushimoto

Kashino-zaki Lighthouse

This small lighthouse (c 1870) isn't all that impressive, but the natural coastal scenery around it is.