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Hoko Island

Updated: 2021年3月31日(Wed)

Echizen coast Nature/Scenic spots Attractions/Experience

910-3386 福井市南菅生町

Hoko Island is made up of andesite columnar joints. It was named Hoko Island due to the fact that the rock columns look like rows of halberds, a kind of pole weapon known as a ‘hoko” in Japanese. The view of the Sea of Japan from the top of the island is exceptional, and strolling the beaches searching for seashells is a popular activity.

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Adress 910-3386 福井市南菅生町
Tel 0776-20-5346

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