|Shionomisaki cape is the southern most point of the Main Island in Japan.
The cape is broadcast on TV frequently when a typhoon is coming to Kii
peninsula. We call this area "Taifu Ginza", because typhoons
often come to this area. But, spring is the best season for the fishing
of bonito and we can eat fresh bonito-dishes; there are a lot of fishing
grounds off the cape.
There is a tower in front of a big grassland called "Bourou-no-shiba".
It is seven stories high. You can buy some souvenirs of Kushimoto. You
can also get a certificate that you have visited the southern most point
of the main island in Japan.
There is a lighthouse on the way to Shionomisaki shrine. It was built 120
years ago for safety of ships. There is a wonderful view and you really
get the impression that the earth is round.
There is a big grassland called "Bourou-no-shiba". It is 100,000
square meters. There are events such as: kite flying during the day and
the burning of grass in the evening in late January.
|Kushimoto Town Tourism Association
Tel 0735-62-3171 ／ Fax 0735-62-1070