Japan's tallest chalk lighthouse, towering over the Sea of Japan
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.
|Tel. No. for Inquiries||出雲日御碕灯台 TEL：0853-54-5341|
|Operating Hours||09:00 to 16:30 (All-year round) *Times change from April|
|Fee||[Junior high school students and older] ¥2,300
[Elementary school students and younger ] Free(Must be accompanied by an adult)
|Access||Approx. 45 mins. by Ichibata bus (bound for Izumo-taishi / Hinomisaki) from Izumoshi Station on the JR Sanin Main Line, then get off at Hinomisaki Lighthouse bus stop|
|Universal Infomation||Entrance ramp|