1. Jinmeniwa (Tateiwa)
Strange Rocks and Bizarre Stones

Jinmeniwa (Tateiwa)

An oddly-shaped rock formation formed by volcanic activity

Jinmeniwa is an oddly-shaped rock approximately 10m high, standing on the Koshi no Nagahama seashore stretching from Mano to Ogi. The rock is made of green-coloured andesite, and it is called "Jinmeniwa (human face rock), as it resembles to a person looking into far distance. Jinmeniwa is a popular location to take photos with the background of Mano Bay, and the rock stands out from all of the other numerous unique rock formations in Sado.

Facility Basic Information

Senago, Sado, Niigata 952-0316
Transport Access
Ogi Port Approx 25 minutes by car
Nearest bus stop
Takiwaki (Ogi Line) Approx. 15 minutes on foot from bus stop

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