Onimai Lookout

Onimai Lookout

    • Nature & Scenery
    • Nishinoshima Town
Come and admire the beauty of the Dōzen's inner sea and the Sea of Japan.
The scenic skyline drive leading to Onimai Lookout is enjoyable for drivers, cyclists and hikers. Cows and horses are kept in areas along the route, so please keep an eye out for them. Near the lookout, there are remains of stone walls that were used for makihata farming, a technique unique to the islands. Although makihata is no longer practiced on Nishinoshima Island, the stone walls are preserved as a witness to the island life.

    Basic information

    Nishinoshima-cho, Oki-gun, Shimane
    From Beppu Port:
    30 min by car
    1 hr 20 min by bicycle
    *The town bus does not go to Onimai Lookout
    *Cows and horses are kept in this area. Please keep a safe distance from them as the animals might become aggressive if they feel irritated by human actions.
    *There are no shops or restaurants nearby, so make sure you take food and drink with you.
    • The logo image of Oki Islands Geopark.
    • The logo image of UNESCO Global Geopark.

    This sightseeing spot is one of the sites of the Oki Islands UNESCO Global Geopark.

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