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Amanohashidate

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Address: Monju, Miyazu 629-2244, Kyoto Prefecture
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Amanohashidate draws you in with the sandy land bridge across Miyazu Bay. It was a bridge to heaven that the gods once ascended and many poems were written about. I enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roger_S6502014
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amanohashidate draws you in with the sandy land bridge across Miyazu Bay. It was a bridge to heaven that the gods once ascended and many poems were written about. I enjoyed exploring its quiet beauty in day and at night. There is a special serenity you feel walking through pine trees listening to the sound of the waves. From Kasamatsu... More 

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tokyo
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821 reviews
470 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The view of Amanohashidate from the hill top is a gorgeous spectacle of nature and walking through it on the pathway, well-maintained and safe, is wonderful.

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Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Don't know why the Japanese name it as one of the three best scenic views in Japan or why the Japanese think it is a bridge over the sky. It does not look special to me at all, particularly considering the travelling time to Amanohashidate. The view on the sand bar is only good at the beginning end. But I... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Made a day trip from Kyoto by coach tour( ¥5600, advance booking required on the web). Personally I think the coach tour is the least expensive and time-saving way to be there.(2 hours from Kyoto) My stay was for 6 hours and I enjoyed too the full. Upside-down viewing from the park featured most but there are others worth visiting.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I love the view and the cable car experience was unforgettable! There was snowing at the time if my visit. But the sky was blue and the view was just stunning! Luckily i chose to go up by cable car! Lovely

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

It is counted as one of the "Three Views of Japan." It's a natural formation of sand bridge, and best viewed from one of the two vantage points (two viewing points, each across the bay from each other). I ended up viewing from both (crossed the bay on a cruise boat). You are meant to see it through between your... More 

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Gifu, Japan
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

One of Japan's three scenic view, a very interesting natural phenomena with different options to enjoy. It's possible to fully see it, and enjoy it's beauty from a mountain next to it, walk or cycle through it, or enjoy the beach on it with swimming and even have a BBQ on it.

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best view over the sea in Japan. In summertime, take time to bath in the sea on these wonderful sand beaches of 3.6 km long in the bay.

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Singapore
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The way to explore the sandbar is to hire a bike for ¥500 each from one of the shops along the way and ride away. Though it was a hot summer's day, the constant breeze and the shady path made cycling a joy. The bike allowed for speed, but it also gave the rider the freedom to stop and take... More 

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New Delhi, India
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140 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We visited on a clear day in June, the view was breath-taking from the top, the cable-chair ride was exhilarating, and the observation deck and a variety of activities at the top were relaxing. Could not visit the sand-bar. It definitely justifies its designation as one of the three most scenic spots in Japan.

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