Anami Kaigan Ancient Rocks - 穴見海岸安山岩

in japan •  2 months ago

Sometimes, you don't need a guidebook to explore off the beaten track places in Japan. Like how we discover the ancient rocks at Anami Kaigan, found at the Shin'onsen district of Hyogo Prefecture.

While driving from Kinosaki Onsen to Tottori sand dune, we made a pit stop at the road side and saw some weird looking rocks off the beach. At that time, we had no idea that this place is actually a local attraction. We just find the rock formations interesting and took some photos of them.


Later, we tried google for some information on this place, but there weren't many guides about it, and most of them were in Japanese. Using google translate, the place is likely to be Anami Beach (穴見海岸) at the northeastern tip of Hyogo prefecture. These rocks are known as the Ancient Rocks of the Yaka Formation there were formed by thousands of years of sea waves eroding them into the current shape and size.

During summer sunset, the view from nearby Honmen shore is magnificent coupled with the silhouette with the rocks.




The Anami Kaigan is along the national highway 127, one of the main route from northern Kyoto to Tottori via Hyogo. Alongside, the San'in railway connects local trains and is a popular mode of transportation for tourists. It is also one of the longest train lines in Japan.

Do look out for this rock formation if you are driving along this highway.

 


Posted from my blog with SteemPress : https://jrvacation.com/anami-kaigan-ancient-rocks/

!steemitworldmap 35.618037 lat 134.398270 long Anami Kaigan Ancient Rocks, Hyogo, Japan. D3SCR

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

恭喜你!您的这篇文章入选 @justyy 今日 (2018-09-03) 榜单 【优秀的文章】, 回复本条评论24小时内领赏,点赞本评论将支持 @dailychina 并增加将来您的奖赏。

Congratulations! This post has been selected by @justyy as today's (2018-09-03) 【Good Posts】, Steem On! Reply to this message in 24 hours to get rewards. Upvote this comment to support the @dailychina and increase your future rewards! ^_^

你那里天气如何?新人吗?《steemit指南》拿一份吧,以免迷路; 另外一定要去 @team-cn 的新手村看看,超级热闹的大家庭。假如我的留言打扰到你,请回复“取消”。

what a beautiful scenery it is!! your smile makes me happy! don't worry! I'm not a lesbian.

Congratulations, Your Post Has Been Added To The Steemit Worldmap!
Author link: http://steemitworldmap.com?author=jrvacation
Post link: http://steemitworldmap.com?post=anamikaiganancientrocks--meeegrb4no


Want to have your post on the map too?

  • Go to Steemitworldmap
  • Click the code slider at the bottom
  • Click on the map where your post should be (zoom in if needed)
  • Copy and paste the generated code in your post
  • Congrats, your post is now on the map!

Hi @jrvacation!

Your post was upvoted by @steem-ua, new Steem dApp, using UserAuthority for algorithmic post curation! Your UA account score is currently 3.442 which ranks you at #6552 across all Steem accounts.
Your rank has risen 70 places in the last three days (Your UA has improved by 0.000).

In our last Algorithmic Curation Round, consisting of 204 contributions, your post is ranked at #139.

Evaluation of your UA score:
  • You're on the right track, try to gather more followers.
  • The readers like your work!
  • Your contribution has not gone unnoticed, keep up the good work!

Feel free to join our @steem-ua Discord server