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AreaSanriku Coast

Kinkasan Deer

金華山 | Kinkasan Island

Sacred animals who freely roam a holy island

Photo by Atsuhiko Takeda

Photo by Atsuhiko Takeda

Photo by Atsuhiko Takeda

Photo by Atsuhiko Takeda

Details

ADDRESS

Kinkasan-5 Ayukawahama, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi-ken 986-2523

ACCESS BY PUBLIC TRANSIT

From Onagawa Sightseeing Pier (観光桟橋) : 35 minutes by Ushio Planning boat (潮プラニング定期船). Available Sundays, holidays, & some Saturdays; see timetable here.

Sightseeing pier is a 10-minute walk from Onagawa Station.

 

From Ayukawa Port (鮎川港): 20 min. by Dream Liner boat (ドリーム定期船).
Dream Liner available Sundays only (timetable here).
For other days and times, the Kaijo Taxi Kuroshio (海上タクシーくろしお) motorboat service is available (reservations required, see details here).

Ayukawa Port is 80 min. by bus from Ishinomaki Station. Board Ayukawa Line (鮎川線) bus bound for Ayukawa Port. Alight at Ayukawa Port (the final stop). Bus timetable here (weekdays) and here (weekends & holidays).

ADMISSION

Island & shrine: free

Ushio Planning boat (round-trip): ¥3,100 adults, ¥1,560 children

Dream Liner (round-trip): ¥2,500 adults, ¥1,250 children, infants free

Kaijo Taxi Kuroshio (round-trip per-person fare for 5+ passengers): ¥3,000 adults, ¥1,500 children, infants free

LANGUAGES

Japanese only

HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

No

HOURS

Always open (but please be aware of boat schedules)

CLOSED DAYS

None

PHONE

0225-45-2301

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