Not to be confused with the Kyuka-mura Shikanoshima Beach on the outer tip of the peninsula which caters more toward ... More
Not to be confused with the Kyuka-mura Shikanoshima Beach on the outer tip of the peninsula which caters more toward families, this beach (and all its youth) is located to your right just as you are coming in to Shikanoshima from the highway along the sandbar. Note that between July 1st and August 31st, there is special netting set up offshore to filter out trash and, more importantly perhaps, jelly fish. You can certainly use the beach at other times—and many people do, especially surfers—but you run your own (incredibly minor) risk of being stung.
If you follow Kokutai dori from Tenjin, once you pass through the Kego area, you reach this one or two
kilometer stretch lined and shaded by enormous Zelkova trees that give the road its name. There is not a ...
The Atago shrine and there are three in Japan is dedicated to the patron god of matchmaking, hope and intimacy.
As you can imagine, couples frequent the grounds, some on official business with the shrine's priests; those with marriage ...
The 'shima' of the area's name would designate it as an island, but this is a fact of the past.
Time and the currents of Hakata Bay built up a natural sand bar and beautiful beaches to provide access ...
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