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Jogashima Island

Misakimachi Jogashima, Miura 238-0221, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Interesting spot where the erosion by waves and sea breezes from Tokyo Bay created the terrain

三浦半島の最南端に位置する島で、さながらジオパークのように、東京湾からの波や潮風によって出来た地形を興味深く観察することが出来る場所です。 ここへの移動は基本的に車ですが、公共交通機関としてバスも通... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Tokyo, Japan
Seaside Walk along Volcanic Rock Shores

If you visit Misaki Port this is one walk you need to consider. It will take a couple of hours but... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Brett A
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Misakimachi Jogashima, Miura 238-0221, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

三浦半島の最南端に位置する島で、さながらジオパークのように、東京湾からの波や潮風によって出来た地形を興味深く観察することが出来る場所です。 ここへの移動は基本的に車ですが、公共交通機関としてバスも通っています。但し、城ケ島への直通は本数が多くないため、本数が多い『三崎港』止まりのバスに乗って、終点の三崎港からのんびり漁港を見ながら歩いたりサイクリングで行くのも手です。 島は北側と南側で様相が全く違います。北側は漁港になっており、土産物店や食堂が立ち並びますが、南側は自然の様相むき出しで、建物が全くと言っていいほどありません。東京湾からの波や潮風による浸食による海食崖が連なり、島の自然の成り立ちを見て学ぶにはうってつけのスポットが多数あります。その代わり、車や自転車などは乗り入れることが出来ません。歩き回る際の服装や靴には気を付けなければなりません。 夏は一部で海水浴が出来る場所がありますが、ほとんどの場所では海食崖は高く、さらにほぼ毎日のように波が高いため、海に飛び込んだりするとあっという間に波にさらわれます。身の安全のため、決められた場所で海水浴を楽しむべきでしょう。 The island is located at the southernmost top of Miura Peninsula. Like the Geopark, there are many interesting topographies made by erosion by waves and sea breeze from Tokyo Bay. Basically the means to go there is car. You can use...More

Thank Cyber0515
Reviewed 31 March 2017

If you visit Misaki Port this is one walk you need to consider. It will take a couple of hours but, although it is undulating, it's not very arduous. The floating volcanic lava has folded into marvellous shapes during cooling (a long, long time ago,...More

2  Thank Brett A
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I took a bus to reach Jogashima using the misaki maguro discount ticket which allows unlimited bus rides. This place is fun to explore, but lots of climbing as well. The lighthouses and the scenery, people picnic as well.

Thank Kaye_ee
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

For me it was an enjoyable escape from the city. I like the small town feel for Jogashima Island. Good food, swimming, fishing, light house hunting, hiking and excellent views. Had a delicious Meguro bowl underneath the bridge, saw ßa few lighthouses, hiked around the...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We took a day trip here and stayed 4-5 hrs. Parking in town was ¥700. We walked down a little street that had a couple of souvenir shops and some restaurants. We ate corn on the cob and fresh sashimi which was very good. The...More

Thank SometimesITakeTrip
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

If you like nature this is the place for you! Take the bus or boat from Misaki port. We took the boat (¥300 one way and less than 5min) Walk straight to the bridge and after a few minutes you will see a parking lot...More

1  Thank NWUY
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Great place to go for a picnic. High point lookout gives 360 degree views of Tokuo bay, Sugami bay, Fuji and Miura

Thank David R M
Reviewed 16 June 2014

What a place! We found the paths neatly sober. The viewpoints very well located, tracks in very good condition. Wie visited as a party of 8, amongst 4 little-ones. It worked out quite well to follow the shoreline towards the next small port. Plenty of...More

Thank bpunkt73
Reviewed 14 January 2013

The island itself is very tiny and quiet. Went to the park and had freshly grilled turban shell for the first time! It was kind of scary looking but it was yammy ;-)

1  Thank IssayDS
Reviewed 4 October 2012

Jagoshima is a small island connected by a bridge to the Miura Peninsula. It has many hiking paths and parks you can visit with a view of the ocean from all sides. Nice place to have a picnic!!

Thank navychick
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