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Shinto Shrine in Nichinan-kaigan & Cape Toi

Udo-jingū

Reached via a coastal path, this brightly painted Shintō shrine occupies an open cavern overlooking unusual rock formations in the cove below. In 2017 the Japanese government designated it a site of special scenic b…
Island in Nichinan-kaigan & Cape Toi

Kō-jima

Just off the coast from Ishinami-kaigan, the tiny island of Kō-jima is home to a group of monkeys that apparently rinse their food in the ocean before eating, but they're a fickle bunch and hard to spot. Boats (¥100…
Nature Reserve in Nichinan-kaigan & Cape Toi

Cape Toi

Toi-misaki is famed for its wild horses. However, lest you think this means a stampede of never-seen-a-human-before stallions, it doesn't: these 'wild' horses are sedate and well fed. The reserve also boasts a drama…