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Address: Oki-gun, Okinoshima-cho, Shimane Prefecture
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The island which looks like a candle

The island was located 20 meters from the cliff, and people should access to the island by boats if you want to see the island with sunset. When weather is fine, people can see... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2016
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The island was located 20 meters from the cliff, and people should access to the island by boats if you want to see the island with sunset. When weather is fine, people can see the island which looks like a candle before 30 mins from sunset. Very romantic view!

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Oki-gun, Shimane, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2014

Make sure you take one of the sightseeing boats out to the Rosoku-jima (Candle Island) and watch the sunset. The boat can be cancelled (strong wind, high waves, bad weather) but if you are lucky, you will surely be impressed! This is one place that everyone should visit on their trip around Oki.

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Oki-gun, Shimane, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2013

If you are lucky enough for the sea to be calm, and there are no clouds in the sky, you will be able to see an amazing sunset - just like a giant candle over the Sea of Japan.

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