Discovering Amanohashidate

Japan, Miyazu Guide (B): Discovering Amanohashidate

We had a long road trip (almost 6 hours) from Osaka to Amanohashidate a town in Kyoto prefecture. Arriving in a beach house at Ine Town, we were welcomed by Kentaro-san He showed us his fish caught that day, which he sliced it into Sashimi, for our dinner.

Kentaro-san is the husband of the owner of a Mukai Sake Brewer Co., Ltd. in Ine Town, we visited his Sake factory the next day.

Since the rest house was unoccupied, he allowed us to stay here. The house is facing the sea, hence at night it was extremely cold, and we cant even swim in the freezing cold water that day.

Amanohashidate (天橋立) is a pine covered sandbar that spans the mouth of Miyazu Bay in the scenic, coastal region of northern Kyoto Prefecture. Viewed from the mountains at either end of the bay, the Amanohashidate Sandbar (which roughly translates to "bridge in heaven") looks like a pathway between heaven and earth. The scene has been admired for centuries and is ranked among Japan's three most scenic views. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Discovering Amanohashidate
Guide Location: Japan » Miyazu
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Amanohashidate Sandbar   Shinto Shrine  
Author: Angelo John Yap
Read it on author's website: http://saventravel.blogspot.sg/2014/06/japan-golden-week-discovering.html