The sea which Kyotango faces to has been bringing generous benefits to the people in the area from the ancient days. Its color changes to various different colors throughout the year, but it becomes the most beautiful in May and September. The word that describes such beauty is “deep blue.” The greenish deep blue color covering the whole surface of the sea brings comfort to those watching it. Kyotango is also blessed with rich nature, and therefore you can enjoy spectacular beauty different for each of the four seasons.
One of the largest beaches with sounding sand whose grain of quartz make a sound when people walk on it by being vibrated, extending for as long as 1800m.
It has been appointed as a national site of scenic beauty, and a natural treasure.
It is a scenic site located at the tip of Tango Peninsula, situated upon the steep cliff of 148m above sea level where the white chalk lighthouse has been illuminating the sea to keep its safety for more than 100 years.The first-class lens of the best quality used in the lighthouse is one of the only 5 examples existing in Japan.
Tate-iwa (standing rock)
Tate-iwa is a large rock symbolic for Tango-cho, whose coastline is of the “rias” type, and which is full of fantastically-shaped rocks. The rock is a Andesite of a columnar jointing, and is characteristic of its linear, rough surface.
Byobu-iwa (folding-screen rock)
A fantastically-shaped rock with the towering height of 13m shaped like a folding screen standing along the coastline of Fudeshi area in Tango-cho. The scenery is particularly magnificent at dusk.
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A long beach, which is extended for as long as approx. 6km, is one of the longest beach on the Sea of Japan.
Fishing in the sea
You can enjoy various types of fishing in Kyotango area from authentic fishing in the sea by getting a ride offshore to simple surf fishing.