Anorisaki Lighthouse


Mie-ken, Shima-shi, Ago-cho, Anori 794-1
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+81 59-947-5622
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Open Hours
1-12: Mon-Sun: - 9:00-16:00
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About this sight

Built in 1873, Anorisaki Lighthouse was the earliest lighthouse to begin operation between Ise and Kumano. Located on Cape Anorisaki, also part of the Ise-Shima National Park, this lighthouse is a square lighthouse that stands between the Matoya Bay and the Pacific Ocean. it was designated as a Registered Tangible Cultural Asset by the Government. As you arrive at the lighthouse, there is a spacious park where you can enjoy the view and the nice breeze. This area could be perfect for a picnic or any type of park activity. Towards the lighthouse, visitors can experience a terrific view of the ocean from all sides, with the greatest view at the top of the lighthouse. In Ideal weather conditions, Mt Fuji is visible from the top. It is also a popular spot to view the first sunset of the year. The stark contrast of the pure white lighthouse and crystal blue waters make for quite the stunning view. If visitors don't want to climb to the top of the lighthouse, the view from the base of the lighthouse is also very beautiful giving you a nice 180 degree perspective.

The entry fee is 200 yen per person.

Take the Sanko bus bound for Anori from Kinetsu Ugata Station to Anori Chugakkou Mae bus station. The bus ride will take around 20 minutes and then walk from the station for about 20 minutes.