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AreaMatsushima Bay

Katsurashima Island Beach

桂島海水浴場 | Katsurashima Beach

Sandy swimming beach on an island in Matsushima Bay

Photo by Wesley Keppel-Henry

Photo by Shiogama City

Photo by Shiogama City

Photo by Shiogama City

Details

ADDRESS

Andera Uratokatsurashima, Shiogama-shi, Miyagi-ken 985-0192

ACCESS BY PUBLIC TRANSIT

By city ferry: About 35 minutes from Hon-Shiogama Station, followed by a 10-minute walk.

From Hon-Shiogama Station, walk to Marine Gate Shiogama. Board Shiogama City Ferry bound for Hojima (朴島). Alight at Katsurashima (桂島). See timetable here (English)* and here.
*English timetable is current, but fare table is out of date. For up-to-date fares, please see the Japanese page.

ADMISSION

Beach access free, round-trip ferry ticket ¥1,000

LANGUAGES

Japanese only

HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

No

HOURS

Beach: always open
Swimming season: daily from July–August (exact dates vary by year)

CLOSED DAYS

None, but lifeguards and facilities available only during July–August swimming season (exact dates vary by year)

PHONE

022-362-2525

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