Ministry of the Environment in Japan nominated 100 beaches for the best selection of bathing beaches in 2006. In particular, the best of best 12 beaches was selected at that time. I’ll show you the 12 best beaches in Japan.
Jodogahama Beach, Iwate prefecture
Kodanohama Beach, Miyagi prefecture
Shallow and calm beautiful beach. Located near by Kugunarihama Beach (the photo below), which is known as sounding sand.
Makino Sunny Beach, Shiga prefecture
Located in the south of the Lake Biwa. The beach is accessible from Kyoto (about 70 km, 40 miles).
Keinomatsubara Beach, Hyogo prefecture
A place of scenic beauty, Keinomatsubara (the photo below) is behind this beach. Also, this is a hot spot to make a marriage proposal and write the words on a tile.
Blue Beach Nachi, Wakayama prefecture
This beach is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range (the photo below).
Kataonami Beach, Wakayama prefecture
historically popular scenic area, Wakanoura (the photo below) is located near by this beach. The beach is accessible from Osaka (about 90 km, 50 miles).
Osuna Beach, Tokushima prefecture
The high quality of water is attractive.
Honjima Tomari Beach, Kagawa prefecture
Great island view.
Shimoaso Beach, Miyazaki prefecture
No.1 beach in Kyusyu.
Manza Beach, Okinawa prefecture
A place of scenic beauty, Manzamo (the photo below) is behind this beach.
Rizzan Sea Park Beach, Okinawa prefecture
Renaissance Beach, Okinawa prefecture
This selection was selected by evaluating following points:
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