A lighthouse on the northernmost cape of Sado, where you can see both the sunrise and sunset
Hajikizaki Lighthouse is an octagonal lighthouse located at Hajikizaki in the Washizaki area, the northernmost part of Sado. The lighthouse is known as the location of the film: "The Lighthouse," or "Times of Joy and Sorrow" (Japanese title: Yorokobi mo kanashimi mo ikutoshitsuki), which tells the story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife. Hajikizaki Lighthouse was built in 1919. Since then, it has been responsible for assisting the safe passage of all vessels for almost 100 years.
- Washizaki, Sado, Niigata 952-3205
- Transport Access
- Ryotsu Port Approx 45 by car
- Nearest bus stop
- Moura Iriguchi（Uchikaifusen Line） Approx. 5 minutes on foot from bus stop
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Points of interest near Hajikizaki Lighthouse
- Outdoor Activities
As you walk down the parking area, you will reach the Futatsugame Bathing Beach, a popular spot where you can en...
- Strange Rocks and Bizarre Stones
Futatsugame resembles two turtles nestling closely and the scenery changes according to the tide. The water arou...
- Heritage and Relics
Along the walking path connecting the unique rock outcrops of Onogame and Futatsugame, a ten-minute walk from th...