Tanesashi Coast

種差海岸

The Tanesashi coast offers many natural attractions such as the natural grass that grows to the water’s edge, the nakisuna (singing sand) that produce sounds when walking, and a vast grassy plain with many flowers and plants.
In May 2013, the coast was designated as part of Sanriku Fukko National Park, which was established to contribute to the reconstruction of Sanriku region after the Great East Japan Earthquake.
The coast is near the city center, making it easily accessible for local and visitors for trekking, swimming in the ocean, and surfing.
A walking trail is stretches along the coastal line and is a popular walking spot. For cyclists, electric bicycles with GPS and audio navigation are available for rent from spring to summer time.


Kabushima Island/Kabushima Shrine

Kabushima Island is a famous nesting location for black-tailed gulls. As black-tailed gulls are known to be monogamous, the Kabushima Shrine has become a place to pray for relationships and matchmaking.


Tanesashi Coast Information Center

The Tanesashi Coast Information Center provides information about the Tanesashi coast area within the Sanriku Fukko National Park. Along with information about the wildlife and culture of the area, the center offers various hands-on programs as well as information about the Michinoku Shiokaze Trail project and other seasonal information.


Address  14-167 Tanakubo, Samemachi, Hachinohe-shi, Aomori 031-0841

Contact  0178-51-8500

Hours of Operation  9:00~17:00(April – November),9:00~16:00(December – March)

Dates Closed  December 29th – January 3rd

Admission Fee  Free

URL  (Japanese)http://tanesashi.info/

Area
Nanbu area
Category
Nature
Trip Category
Summer Guide
Activities

General Information

Address
青森県八戸市鮫町棚久保
Contact
Same Town Tourist Association
Tanesashi Tourist Association
Hachinohe Tourist Convention Association
Hachinohe Tourism Section
Telephone Number
Same Town Tourist Association 0178-33-0462
Tanesashi Tourist Association 0178-38-2024
Hachinohe Tourist Convention Association 0178-41-1661
Hachinohe Tourism Section 0178-46-4040
Directions
JR Hachinohe Station
rain JR Hachinohe Line 33 minute ride(¥320)
5 minute walk
Tanesashi Coast
*Tanesashi Coast Sightseeing Bus “One coin Bus Umineko-go” (¥100) is also available from JR Same Station to JR Tanesashi Kaigan Station.
Website
(English) City of HachinoheSee trip advisor

Basic Information

  • Multilingual
    Staff
  • Multilingual
    Signs
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Contactless
    Payments
  • Tax Free
  • Parking Lot
  • Barrier-Free
    Toilet
  • Barrier-Free

COVID-19 Prevention

  • Face Masks
    Required
  • Sanitizing
    Stations
  • Temperature
    Checks
  • Physical
    Distancing

MAP

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