Osezaki Lighthouse (オオセザキトウダイ)

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The Osezaki Lighthouse is set against a dramatic backdrop of wave-worn cliffs as steep as 150 meters. Although the current lighthouse was built in 1971, the original structure was designed by an Englishman and erected in 1879. A part of it has been turned into a permanent exhibit at the Museum of Maritime Science in Tokyo.

The nearby observatory is a popular spot for both visitors and locals to enjoy the sunset view. For adventurers, you can also walk to the lighthouse. Getting to the lighthouse requires a 2.4km hike (round-trip of about an hour), but intermittent green tunnels created by camellia trees lining both sides of the paved trail make it a pleasant trek. Once at the lighthouse platform, the sight of the stoic white structure combined with the cliffs and surrounding ocean makes it a spectacular and an unforgettable view.


Address 853-0411 長崎県五島市玉之浦町玉之浦
TEL 0959-87-2216(五島市役所 玉之浦支所)
FAX 0959-87-2203
Access One hour by car from Fukue Port Terminal to the viewing platform.
Another 20-minute walk to the Lighthouse (30 minutes on the way back).


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