Shioyazaki Lighthouse

Shioyazaki Lighthouse

Shioyazaki Lighthouse (塩屋崎灯台) stands on the Usuiso Coast of Iwaki City in eastern Fukushima. Now a historical landmark, the lighthouse was first erected in 1899.

Despite having sustained considerable damage from natural disasters over the years, including the 2011 tsunami, the lighthouse has been rebuilt and restored and now enjoys great popularity. Many visitors climb to the top to enjoy its stunning views of the ocean.

It was counted among the 50 best lighthouses in Japan. Consider visiting during sunset: seeing the ocean bathed in the beautiful afternoon light is the perfect way to end the day.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Websitehttps://kankou-iwaki.or.jp/spot/10143
Contact

(Shioyazaki Lighthouse Lantern Association)
(+81) 0246-39-3924

Best SeasonAll Year
Opening Hours

October to February: 9:00-16:00 (last entry at 15:30).<br>March to September: Weekdays: 9:00-16:30 (last entry at 16:00)<br>Weekends: 9:00-16:00 (last entry at 15:30)<br>Opening times might vary in case of Japanese National Holidays or other events.

Might become closed in case of strong winds or bad weather.

Parking50 cars
Related infoAdmission: 300 yen for middle school aged children and older.
Free for elementary school children and younger.
Access Details
Access34 Yadozaki, Tairausuiso, Iwaki City, Fukushima Pref. 970-0223
View directions
Getting there

By Car: About 30 minutes by car from the Iwaki Chuo IC

By bus: 30 minutes from Iwaki Station by bus, and an additional 10 minutes on foot from the bus stop to the lighthouse.

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