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Address: Utorohigashi, Shari-gun, Shari-cho 099-4355, Hokkaido
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Godzilla Rock

I was really very surprised to see the resemblance of this natural rock formation with the Japanese famous Godzilla. We were on our way to ride the cruising vessel "Dolphin" for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 August 2015
eTaka
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Tokyo, Japan
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

....it does look like Gojira. Worth about 10 seconds of your time on the way to a boat tour. But it's not like you'd drive here specially. There are a couple of nice shops and a decent spot for lunch nearby,

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Thank Heidbummer
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

For me this is just a big rock with loads of seabirds. For others it might be one the symbols of Utoro? I did not know this was called Godzilla...

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

A big rock and thats it. On top can have an overview of Utoro onsen, if you willing to climb up. I have time but dont want to go up.

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

I was really very surprised to see the resemblance of this natural rock formation with the Japanese famous Godzilla. We were on our way to ride the cruising vessel "Dolphin" for 3hr cape cruising and caught a glimpse of this natural wonder.

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Thank eTaka
Hong Kong, China
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

It takes 200 steps or so to get to the top of this rock, but once we were up there the views were very good. It is certainly worth the effort and time. Watch out for the seagulls!

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singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

It's a rock in the city near the harbour facing the sea on one side and the mountains on the other. It's quite a steep climb on what look like a flimsy iron staircase attached to the steep side of the rock! Once at the top, one can view the whole city with the snowcapped mountain range in the background.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

The best angle to see a true image resembling Godzilla would be from the tunnel leading out from the port (boarding area for cruise) to town.

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Thank Aaron L
Genève
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

OK, this is a nice rock, but it is in the middle of the harbour, which is quite dirty and does not give envy to stay in this city. It is better to see it from far away, and to go in boats for the cruise, and then to go into the park.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

At sunset on a clear day, this place is absolutely stunning... The clear shimmering water below, the swifts, seagulls and petrels playfully swooping around the cliff face, the fading daylight reflecting off the sea and the town, forest and fishing harbour below. I was absolutely breathtaken. Partly because the steps up were quite steep, but certainly the view was amazing.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2012

If you stay in Utoro, you should definitely go check it out. Although the climb looks daunting (the steps are steep), it's actually a short climb. Good view over Utoro, the surrounding mountains and the sea. Best done during sunrise or sunset.

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