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Nishihenna Cape西平安名崎


A 15-minute drive from Miyako Airport. Situated on the northwestern side of Miyako-jima Island, visitors to this cape can take in emerald green ocean and forest and deep blue skies. Three huge white wind turbines stand in a row and blend in with the surrounding scenery. From an observatory on the cape, visitors can enjoy a sweeping view of Ikema Ohashi Bridge, Ikema Island to the north, Irabu Island to the west, and Ogami Island to the east. The wind turbine power generation is a part of the Enetopia concept and the unique scenery created by the three turbines standing in a line has become a symbol of the Nishihenna Cape. Visitors can delight in the local scenery from the observatory and take a leisurely stroll to the tip of the cape using a walking path which traverses the area.


Okinawa Pref. Miyakojimashi Hirara Karimata (Ishigaki / Miyako / Iriomote IslandArea)

phone 0980732690

Free to visit

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Okinawa Pref. Miyakojimashi Hirara Karimata  [ map ]
Ishigaki / Miyako / Iriomote IslandArea
Free to visit
open everyday
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※ Tel connects to Miyakojima City Tourism and Industry Department Tourism and Industry Division.

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