Samekado Lighthouse

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Built in 1938, this beautiful chalk-white lighthouse was selected as one of Japan’s top 50 lighthouses. It is one of the best locations at the Tanesashi Coast to enjoy a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean.
The contrast between the white lighthouse, the surrounding greenery, and the blue ocean spreading out beyond that is breathtaking, and this combined with the trains running on the JR Hachinohe Line below creates a striking scene to behold.

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Address:
Aza Kofunadotai, Same-machi, Hachinohe City

Hours:
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Regular Holidays:
Closed on weekends and holidays from late April to late October, open to the public every day during the summer holiday
Rates, etc.:
Free admission
Access:
By car: 35 minutes from Hachinohe Station, 25 minutes from downtown Hachinohe, 30 minutes from Hachinohe IC on Hachinohe Expressway
By train: 40-minute walk from Same Station on JR Hachinohe Line
By bus: Tanesashi Kaigan Sightseeing Bus Umineko – “Seagull View Hotel” stop
Parking:
Yes (use the Hachinohe Seagull View Hotel parking lot)

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