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Sandambeki Rock Cliff

Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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1300-yen Elevator ride down to the ocean caves

Very beautiful high oceanside cliffs. A 1300-yen elevator ride takes you down ocean level into a... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
DYA717
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Honolulu
Natural wonder!

The visit to this rock cliff cannot be without the trip down to the cave. Which is why this... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
haroldgoh
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Singapore, Singapore
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  • Average22%
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Sandan, Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun 649-2211, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 739-42-4495
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The visit to this rock cliff cannot be without the trip down to the cave. Which is why this attraction charges so expensively for the short journey down via a lift to the cave carved out by the ocean and tectonic forces. 1300 yen per...More

2  Thank haroldgoh
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

A bunch of beautiful rocks by the sea, you see one, you see them all. There are facilities nearby for tourists, and shops that sell you junk.

1  Thank Matthew F
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

If around Shirahama, this is also one of the highlight for visits. I just marvelled at human engineering how they were able to figure how to build an elevator to reach the cave under ground.

Thank Audreyhw
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Its relatively common to see such cliffs around the coast of Japan. Not as impressive as many others.

Thank TravellerfromSIN
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Loved this place. Felt very much like an American roadside attraction in its presentation and style, but it was worth the money. The cave is impressive, and the water rushing in is pretty cool. I really enjoyed the shrine area with the Benzaiten statue, even...More

Thank KTJ_Kyoto_JPN
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The nature cliff is amazing made with nature ocean wave, by taking the elevator down to more than 12 stories, around 120 metres, to the button of cliff, you can suddenly feel the power of wave, and when sea water hit the rock, it can...More

1  Thank SAMUEL2THEWORLD
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I really liked this place! It's beautiful and you have an incredible view. It's a bike trip from the main beach and worth a visit.

Thank Jonas R
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Very beautiful high oceanside cliffs. A 1300-yen elevator ride takes you down ocean level into a system of caves and tunnel where you can see/hear in rushing waves. Samurai naval warrios used that as a hiding place back in the samurai warring era. It was...More

Thank DYA717
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The visit to this rock cliff cannot be without the trip down to the cave. Which is why this attraction charges so expensively for the short journey down via a lift to the cave carved out by the ocean and tectonic forces. 1300 yen per...More

2  Thank haroldgoh
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This attraction covers two parts. First, you can just visit the cliff and enjoy the view, and to take some photos for free. Second, you can choose to pay to go 30-40M down and visit the cave. Inside the cave, there is a shrine, a...More

1  Thank andrewyw_wong
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We visited the Sandambeki Rock Cliff just adjacent to the 千疊敷 attraction in Shirahama. A ticket needs to be purchased, and it is quite expensive- cost 1300 yen per adult (650 yen for children) due to the fact that the manufacturing for the 2 lifts...More

2  Thank Justin9127
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Sandanbeki consists of three steep cliffs with a large network of caves at the water level. An elevator is talken down to the caves, which has a shrine inside and a network of tunnels.

Thank Pornchai W
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