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Coast / Beach Spots in Hyogo Area

  • Shinmaiko Beach
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyougo Pref. Tatsunoshi Mitsuchoukurosaki
    A shallow coastal beach area considered one of the most beautiful in the Kinki region, an area with numerous such locations. The beach is located in Setonaikai National Park a 25-minute drive from the Chuji interchange on the Himeji By-pass or a 30-minute drive from the Tatsuno and Tatsuno-nishi interchanges. Visitors can swim here during the summer and enjoy clamming from early April to late June. When in season, visitors can dig up Japanese littleneck clams, razor clams, and other varieties, and during the Golden Week holidays, nearby parking areas are crammed with people looking to go clamming. An ocean festival and beach volley ball tournaments are held on the beach in summer.
  • Koshien Beach
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyougo Pref. Nishinomiyashi Koushienhama
    An artificial island located a 30-minute walk from Koshien Station on the Hanshin Main Line in Hyogo Prefecture. There's a park located at the beach which has a huge, 33-meter long slide; exercise facilities; a free to use multipurpose field (reservation required to use on weekends and holidays); shellfish gathering and surfer areas; and a barbecue space. There's also Accordia Garden Koshienhama, a golf practice facility with fully automated teeing and a sand trap practice area. There's also a rubber-ball baseball ground nearby, and the beach area is perfect for a whole day spent working up a sweat playing sports and enjoying recreational outdoor activities.
  • Ama Beach
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyougo Pref. Minamiawajishi Amanishimachi
    A beach located in Amanishi-machi, Minamiawaji City. Boasting marine blue ocean and white sands, the beach is a popular swimming destination where visitors can enjoy a south seas resort-like atmosphere. In addition, the beach is a habitat for a species of arthropod known as sea-fireflies which bioluminescent a beautiful blue at night, creating a magical scene for visitors to enjoy.
  • Keino Matsubara Beach
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyougo Pref. Minamiawajishi Matsuhokeino
    "A picturesque area located in Matsuhokeino, Minamiawaji City. A 2.5-kilometer long stretch of some 50 thousand Awaji black pines trees growing amidst white sands, in the evening visitors can enjoy the scenery created by the interweaving of the sun setting on the Seto Inland Sea and the grove's majestic pines. Also the subject of a poem written by Kakinomoto no Hitomaro appearing in the ""Man'yoshu,"" Japan's most ancient poetry anthology (complied in the 7th to the late 8th century), since ancient times the location has been known for its beauty. In more recent times, the grove has been selected for inclusions in lists of Japan's Top 100 Nagisa (beach), 88 Best Swimming Beaches in Japan, and Japan's 100 best sunset destinations."
  • Hamasaka Kaigan
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Mikata-gun Shinonsencho
  • Ama Kaigan
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Minamiawaji Amanishimachi 3 Chisaki
  • Tajima Kaigan
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    Hyogo Mikata-gun Shinonsen Cho Tai
  • Bouhateitushouashiyaberanda
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyougo Pref. Ashiyashi Youkouchou 1-1
  • Suma Kaigan
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Kobe-shi Suma-ku
  • Suma Seashore
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Kobe-shi Suma-ku Sumauradori , Ichinotanicho
  • Hiyoriyama Kaigan
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Toyooka-shi
  • Aiga Kaigan
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Sumoto-shi Aigacho Heianura
  • Igumi Prefectural Sun Beach
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Mikata-gun Shinonsen Cho Igumi
  • Kehinohama
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Toyooka-shi Kehi
  • Murotsu Beach
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Awaji-shi
  • Ohama Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Pref. Sumoto City Kaigandori1chome
  • Takasagokaihin Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Pref. Takasago City Takasagocho-mukojimacho

Hyogo Areas

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Hyogo prefecture stretches from the north coast to the south coast on the western end of the popular Kansai region, encompassing verdant mountains, urban beaches, and fantastic historical sights. The prefecture’s main attractions lie along the south coast at Kobe, the prefectural capital, a pretty harbor city best known for its production of the renowned Kobe beef, and Himeji, the home of Himeji Castle, one of the country’s most beautifully preserved feudal castles, perched magically atop a hill.

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