For wanderers and adventures, this rugged locale is vital.
Senjojiki Beach offers rock formations and tide pools, but don’t forget your usual beach supplies because it’s still a mecca for swimming and camping.
The beach is tucked away on the Sea of Japan on the Senjojiki coastline. The 40-kilometer stretch of rugged yet elegant coast is a highlight of Aomori Prefecture. Even if you’re just en route on the JR East Gono Line, it’s worth a stop at this bedrock beach with a massive signature rock formation approximately 12 kilometers tall.
The scenery came from an earthquake that rocked the area more than 200 years ago. Boulders matched with delicate tide pools and emerald sea moss create the beauty you’ll experience in visiting this unique beach.
However, swimming season is short depending on the weather from year to year, usually beginning in July and lasting until mid-August. This quaint locale also boasts being selected as one of the “100 best sunsets in Japan,” so it is recommended to stick around for dinner and after evening hours.
For tourist information, hit up the Senjojiki center, just a three-minute walk from the station. If you wish to stay the night, there are a few small inns in the area, as well as camping facilities.
Where serenity meets crashing waves, Senjojiki is a spectacular sightseeing spot, even if you aren’t able to catch beach season.
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