Introduction to Jogashima Park
Jogashima is located at the tip of the Miura Peninsula. Jogashima Park is a large park on the island. Seaside plants that bloom in succession in each season. Sea cormorants come flying every winter and rest their wings. From the observatory, you can see the majestic view of Mt. Fuji.
A sea cormorant that is a designated natural monument of the prefecture. From winter to spring, about 2,000 cormorants come to Jogashima for the winter. How about watching them relaxing in the sun from the Umiu Observatory?
The two observatories in the park are perfect viewing spots with nothing to block the surroundings. On a clear day, you can see the Boso Peninsula, Mt. Fuji, and Izu Oshima.
From late January, about 300,000 double-flowered daffodils bloom like news of spring. If you walk by the soba, you will be enveloped in a plump, sweet scent. You will be amazed by the strength of nature as the black pine grows obliquely in the sea breeze.
Welcome to Kanagawa Prefecture’s largest natural island, Jogashima. What you can see here is a majestic panorama that offers a 360-degree view. Clear air, fragrant flowers, sparkling water. The sight of Mt.Fuji and the dynamic rocky landscape will give you a sense of power, while the gentle chirping of seabirds will soothe your soul.
Please enjoy the sound of the waves and a stroll around Jogashima surrounded by nature.
A reef area that spreads out on the east side of the island. The white sand beach made of shells is perfect for picking up shells. Look for beautiful seashells.
A lighthouse newly established in 2020. Because it is built opposite the Jogashima Lighthouse
It is certified as a “love lighthouse”.
Perfect for picnics with tables. After lunch, how about taking a tour around the island and watching the sunset from the lighthouse?
A lawn area where you can relax and relax. Because it is located on a hill, you can enjoy the view of the Miura Peninsula.
green shade square
The pine trees that grow leaning against the sea breeze create just the right amount of shade, making this a recommended spot for taking a break during a stroll.
Every year from November to April, approximately 2,000 sea cormorants migrate to the island for wintering.
I will come to the cliff of Jogashima Park.
A perfect spot to observe the appearance of cormorants spending time in their habitat. The sight of them flocking together is a masterpiece. A statue of a cormorant is a landmark.
A cave that was carved by long waves. It is popular as a photo spot, but it is heavily weathered and climbing is prohibited.
The rocky area spreads out and you can observe a rare stratum like a sandwich. Enjoy playing on the beach while being careful of the waves.
The white tiles that shine against the blue sky are refreshing and modern. It is a lighthouse that can be said to be a symbol of the island, which was rebuilt after the Great Kanto Earthquake.
Kajino Saburoyama Shrine
Located on a slightly elevated position, you can see Mt. Fuji if the weather is clear. Since the captain is enshrined as a god, some people come here to pray for a big catch.
Jogashima Ferry “Sanshiro”
A ferry connecting Misaki Sanchoku Center “Urari” and Jogashima in about 5 minutes. It is also possible to board by bicycle or rental cycle.
Tsunami evacuation stairs
There are handrails with different heights and several landings to accommodate elderly people and height differences.
Hakushu Kitahara Poetry Monument
Hakushu Kitahara, who stayed in Miura City and wrote poems about Jogashima. There is a memorial hall next door, where his posthumous works and notebooks are exhibited.
A bridge connecting Jogashima and Miura Peninsula. You can cross the bridge by car, bicycle or on foot. The view at dusk is a must-see.