Guides available in the Geopark

In the San’in Kaigan Geopark, Geopark guides and staff members of related facilities will guide you around the Geopark. They have a great deal of knowledge of the must-see spots in the Geopark, and the relationship between such spots and the Geopark. You can also ask for information on good restaurants in the area!

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Igumi Area Community Center/Tajima-Mihonoura & Hamasaka Area(Igumi)

◆Comment from the Guide

Igumi, with its scenic coastline, is called a “miniature garden village.” In this village, there are sea caves that are designated as a national natural monument. There are also designated cultural properties such as the Statue of Fudo Myoo and kirin shishimai masks. There are many other spots that attract many tourists.


【Guide group address】 2673-1 Hamasaka, Shinonsen-cho, Hyogo Prefecture, 669-6702
(Shinonsen Town Commerce, Industry & Tourism Department)
【Guiding spots】 Igumi
【Guided Tour Details】

Geopark, history, culture, plant, monuments including:
– The history, culture, and plants of the Igumi area
– The history and culture of the temples and shrines in the area
– The history of trade ships, and the modernization of the fishing port
– The history and plants of Mt. Fudo (the statue of Fudo Myoo, the plant community)
– The pass on the prefectural border, the monument inscribed with a poem
– Scenic coastline, sandy beach, sea caves (stalactite)
– Railway heritages

Required time 120 min. (Tour length is adjustable)

Charged (For fee details, consult us)

Hours 9:00-17:00
Last acceptance time 16:00
Reservation Required (by phone)
Reserve no later than Three days in advance
Guides not available Irregular holidays
Name of the group Shinonsen Town Commerce,
Industry & Tourism Department
Phone number 0796-82-5625
Fax number 0796-82-3054
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*The above information is correct as of June 2016. Please confirm the details before you make a reservation.