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Sandambeki Rock Cliff

Sandan, Nishimuro-gun, Shirahama-cho 649-2211, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 739-42-4495
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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 6 June 2017
DYA717
,
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
,
Singapore, Singapore
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea waves” (2 reviews)
“entrance fee” (2 reviews)
“water level” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Sandan, Nishimuro-gun, Shirahama-cho 649-2211, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 739-42-4495
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Reviewed 6 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

Thank haroldgoh
Reviewed 6 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

Thank andrewyw_wong
Reviewed 4 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

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
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this place - was curious based on other recommendations. Expensive ticket (1300y) to take the lift down 35m to below the cliffs (pirates cove) but worth the experience. Very nice rock formation and wave erosion action. Took a stroll on the TOP of rock...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

An elevator gets you down to the caves that actually pirates lived there before! The entrance fee is a bit expensive. The waves keeps on bouncing when you are down in the caves. When you go outside, the view over the cliff is great.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Sandanbeki is home to a very impressive cave and some stunning cliffs. The walk to the attraction is bestowed with a beautiful garden. Take the elevator down to the caves and see awe inspiring excavations and how people actually lived there. The cliffs on top...More

1  Thank HKeater
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I arrived the cliff around 5.00 p.m. All street foods were closed, the cave was so. So sad. The weather in mid May was so great.

Thank Wichuta R
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.

Thank Matthew F
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