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|
|Office of Inquiry||Nagato City Board of Education Cultural Properties Preservation Section Tel. No. 0837-23-1264|