Tourist attraction

Tawarajima Island

Tawarajima Island

Tawarajima island is a small island located by the tip of Mukatsuku peninsula. 900m in diameter, 30m in height, a whole island made of basalt.

Name of "Tawarajima" derives to the island's appearance like piled rice straw bags.

Also known as a great fishing spot with rock beach consists of lithothamnium limestone.

Location Yuyamukatsukushimo, Nagato City, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Access (1) 30 minutes by car from JR Sanin main line Jinmaru station
Website http://www.nanavi.jp/attractions/tawarajima
Office of Inquiry Nagato City Board of Education Cultural Properties Preservation Section Tel. No. 0837-23-1264

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