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Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse

出雲日御碕灯台

Japan's tallest chalk lighthouse, towering over the Sea of Japan

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On the westernmost tip of the Shimane Peninsula, located in the midst of a Black Tailed Gull breeding ground, the Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse (43.65m) is the largest masonry lighthouse in East Asia. The view from the observatory is unparalleled and the lighthouse is considered among the top 100 historic lighthouses in the world.

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