Meotoiwa, a symbol at Nanaura Coast in Sado
Meotoiwa is two gigantic rocks considered to originate from a Japan's creation myth in an ancient book "Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters)". On the right hand side is "husband" rock (22.6 meters high), and on the left hand side is "wife" rock (23.1 meters high). The rocks stands nestling up together, lapped by waves of Nanaura Coast. The rocks are said to bring luck in finding a partner. The surrounding area is spotted with rocky shores, such as Nekoiwa (Cat Rock) and Hokakeiwa (Sailing Rock) , which are, in Sado, said to originate from a Japan's creation myth.
- Takose, Sado, Niigata 952-1645
- Telephone Number
- +81-0259-27-5000（Sado Tourism Association）
- Transport Access
- Ryotsu Port Approx 50 by car
- Nearest bus stop
- Meotoiwamae（Nanaura Kaigansen Line） Approx. 0 minutes on foot from bus stop
Points of interest near Meotoiwa Rocks
- Tea House/Coffee Shop
- Fish Dishes
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