Kotohikihama Beach is famous for "singing sand" or "booming sand"
Located in Amino Town in Kyotango City, Kotohikihama Beach is north of kyoto, it faces sea of japan. The total length of Kotohikihama Beach is 1.8kilometres and most of the sand in the beach is "singing sand" or "booming sand". Kotohikihama Beach is in western part of the Tango Peninsuld. You can feel time flow by in Kotohikihama Beach.
The first beach in Japan declared a "non-smoking beach"
Kotohikihama Beach was the first beach in Japan declared a "non-smoking beach".
You must not use fireworks or have a barbeque on this beach.
Kotohikihama Beach is registered a Natural Monument of Japan, Please understand and cooperate to preserve "singing sand" or "booming sand".
Kotohikihama Beach is part of Sanin-Kaigan Geopark, This geopark was registered as a "Japanese Geopark" in Decemberof 2008, In addition, it was registered as a "World Geopark" in October of 2010.
What is a geopark?
a geopark is a kind of nature park a geopark has s geological heritage which is considered especially important, unusual, and beautiful.
The micro shells of Kotohikihama Beach
There are so many micro shells in Kotohikihama Beach. We have shells that you can only find here!