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Introducing the Attractions of Horn Island (Tsuno Shima), Yamaguchi Prefecture

Horn Island Bridge at Horn Island/Tsuno Shima was inaugurated in 2000. Over time the bridge has become a symbolic landmark and frequently appears in television commercials representing the Horn Island. This tiny island is packed with many attractions, let's explore some of them.

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Horn Island’s charm is definitely the Horn Island Bridge!
The view up-front from the long winding bridge, built overlooking the small island appears like the entrance to a resort.

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The northern part of the Yamaguchi prefecture coastline, including the Horn Island, is designated as the North Nagato Coast National Park, flocked by Innumerable tourists every year.

Horn Island Lighthouse

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The Horn Island Lighthouse is one of the main attractions of this place. A Western-style lighthouse, built entirely from granite is on active duty even after 130 years and is lit every day.

Sea Breeze Cobalt Blue Beach

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Sea Breeze Cobalt Blue Beach is a place where you can view the beautiful sea at its best.

Filming Location of the Movie

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Setting location for a 2005 movie “Miracle in Four Days” is also an interesting destination.

Yumesakinami Park

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This park located close to Horn Island Lighthouse Park is the perfect spot for watching the sunset over the Sea of Japan.

Horn Island Lighthouse Park

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Horn Island Lighthouse Park is a place where you can possibly feel the history of Horn Island right at the center of the lighthouse.

Horn Island Ohama Beach and Camping Site

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Horn Island Ohama Beach and Camping Site located next to Horn Island’s Nature Museum is one of the most beautiful beaches in Japan.

Sea Breeze of Village Horn Island

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Sea Breeze of Village Horn Island has become a popular rest stop due to its convenient location near the Sea Breeze Cobalt Beach.

Makizaki Wind Park

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This is the northernmost tip of Horn Island.

You can perceive Japan much unlike Tokyo or Kyoto if you ever visit Horn Island.

Website: http://tsunoshima.info/(in Japanese)

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