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Domo arigato.
  • Jodogahama Beach Rikuchu Kaigan National Park

  • Jodogahama Beach Rikuchu Kaigan National Park

  • Jodogahama Beach Rikuchu Kaigan National Park

  • Jodogahama Beach Rikuchu Kaigan National Park

  • Jodogahama Beach Rikuchu Kaigan National Park

  • Great View From The Rikuchu-maru Tour Boat

  • Jodogahama Boat Tour Followed By Black Tailed Gulls

  • Coastline Of The Rikuchu Kaigan National Park

  • Great View From The Rikuchu-maru Tour Boat

  • Jodogahama Coastline In The Rikuchu Kaigan National Park

  • View From The Rikuchu-maru Tour Boat

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Facts & Figures

Jodogahama Beach means "Pure Land Beach" is one of the most scenic places along Rikuchu Coast line. It is ranked as one of the 100 best beaches in Japan. The Buddhist monk Reikyo gave this beautiful place its name.

History

In March 2011 a huge earthquake and the following tsunami caused tremendous damage along the east coast of Japan.

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Jodogahama Beach is located near Miyako City in the Iwate Prefecture.

How to get to Jodogahama Beach?

  • 150min from Tokyo to Morioka by JR Tohoku Shinkansen
  • 2-2,5hrs from Morioka to Miyako by JR Yamada Line
  • 15min from Miyako Station to Jodogashima bus stop by Iwate Kenpoku Bus

Sightseeing spots

Top:

Miyako Jodogahama Boat Cruise - ship cruise along the Sanriku Coast (40min)

Blue Cave Cruise - 20min ship cruise (small motorboat) with the Blue Cave (Aonodokutsu) as the highlight

Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)

August

Jodogahama Beach summer festival (5th)
Enjoy a day of fun with a yukata contest, stage shows, sea kayaking experience, good food and much more.