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Fascinating wonder of nature

Quite an unique feature. I have never seen this before elsewhere on the planet. It is very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Amazing natural rock

Onino Sentakuita (The Devil's washboard) is a place you must see. When I first saw them, I though... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Miyazaki, Japan
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Aoshima, Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite an unique feature. I have never seen this before elsewhere on the planet. It is very difficult to describe. It looks like a wavelike rock structure created by the constant waves around the island and aligned in perfect parallel lines. It is often referred...More

Thank olafoomes
Reviewed 6 September 2018

There are many so called devil washboard around the place but this one is the best. It's close to the city. Sunset is great with the Aoshima Shrine in the picture.

Thank KWLeung
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We only saw it from the car as we drove along the coast road, however it was very scenic. It really did look like a corrigated wash board. If we had the time and we were drivimg we would have stopped to explore the rock...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I bet you will never see this nature creature before anywhere. But it is of of this kind of rocks in Miyazaki. Astonishing view and you can take many photos there

Thank Neoh Y
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Onino Sentakuita (The Devil's washboard) is a place you must see. When I first saw them, I though it is men-made. The nature is amazing.

Thank Phyu_Miyazaki_16
Reviewed 23 November 2017

the entire aoshima island is surround by these rock deposits/formations. if an aerial shot is taken, it would look really amazing! we caught the sunset and sunrise here. it's definitely worth waking up early for! best visited in low tide.

Thank silverspire
Reviewed 29 October 2017

'The Devil's Washboard' is an allusion to the time when washing involved scrubbing and was a hard, labour-intensive, hands-on, time consuming task on a corrugated glass, tin or wooden device. (History lesson out of the way.) The foreshore for kilometres around this part of the...More

1  Thank Wanderering1
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The most unusual and natural rock formations bordering the walk to the Aoshima shine on Aoshima Island. Called the Devils Washboard the formations can be viewed up close. A most unique and very photogenic site well worth a visit.

Thank 548margaretb
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Visited last month with my family including and 8 and 3 year old. We had seen aerial footage of the formations on the internet which looked beautiful so decided on a closer inspection. The rows of rock look like they have been reinforced with concrete...More

Thank O_Ei_Ketsu
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Such a beautiful, unique coastline in Miyazaki. I wonder how the surfers manage to avoid "the devil's washboard." It's definitely something to see.

Thank Tanya M
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Response from TheOjiisan | Reviewed this property |
I wasn’t on a cruise boat. I used JR railways in Japan after arriving by air at Tokyo. As far as going to this location from Miyazaki I traveled by Bus ride with ticket purchased at JR Miyazaki Station.