A beautiful sunset scenic spot at Genkai Sea
The place is selected as Japan’s 100 scenic beauty sunset beach.
Located in Genkai Quasi-National Park
The married rock is connected by the large Shimenawa with 30 metre length and 1 ton weight.
Male rock is 11.8 metre high and Female rock is 11.2 metre hight.
Shimenawa is the thick, twisted, straw rope. It was believed in ancient days that
a Shimenawa had the power to keep off evil sprits, so many objects connected
with Shinto Shrines decorated with Shimenawa.
|Address||Sakurai-Futamigaura, Shima, Itoshima-city, Fukuoka-prefecture|
20 minutes by a vehicle from JR Chikuzen-maebaru stastiont
45 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka Airport
45 minutes by a vehicle from JR Hakata station
60 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu
100 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa
100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city