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Sakurai Futamigaura

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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 height.

 

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.

 


 

 Location of Itoshima       

 

 

 


 

General information  

Address Sakurai-Futamigaura, Shima, Itoshima-city, Fukuoka-prefecture
Access

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

 

 - Itoshima travel guide