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  • Izu Peninsula Coastline Of Dogashima

  • Dogashima Sightseeing Boats

  • Boats Tour Along The Dogashima Coastline

  • Izu Peninsula Dogashima Coastline

  • Izu Peninsula Dogashima Coastline

  • Izu Peninsula Impressive Coastline Of Dogashima

  • Cave Entrance Along The Dogashima Coastline

  • Large Cave Tensodo Along The Dogashima Coastline

  • Izu Peninsula Impressive Coastline Of Dogashima

  • Shimoda Floating Aquarium

  • Izu Peninsula Buddha Statue In Shimoda

  • Shimoda City Izu Peninsula

  • Izu Peninsula Coastline Near Shimoda City

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Facts & Figures

Dogashima is one of the most popular spots on the west coast of the Izu peninsula. The coastline there is famous for towering cliffs, uniquely-shaped rocks, caves and small islands. Japan Rail Pass Since 2004 I have traveled nearly every year to Japan. The rail pass made my life easier to discover all those amazing places in my favorite country.
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Past volcanic eruptions created the beautiful coastline of Dogashima. Lava flows and the erosion by the sea made this area an unique tourist destination.


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Dogashima is located within the Shizuoka prefecture at the Izu peninsula.

How to get to Dogashima?

  • 50min from Tokyo to Atami Station by JR Tokaido Shinkansen
  • 90min from Atami Station to Shimoda by local train
  • 1hr from Shimoda to Dogashima by Tokai bus

Sightseeing spots


Dogashima Island Caves Tour - dont miss to include the Tenso-do Cave in the boat sightseeing tour. The cave has a huge natural hole in the roof.

low tide walk - walk from Sehama-kaigan coast to Sanshirou-jima island

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Where to stay in Dogashima?

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