City designated protected site
Climbing up the cliff of couple rock on the beautiful emerald green sea.
There is a Kannon Bosatsu Statue covered with gold leaf protecting local fishermen’s safety.
Okinoshima island and Chinoshima island, composed by basalt, located in front of Pear Tateishi is one of the biggest natural rock site in Japan. Okinoshima is about 40m Hight, Chinoshima is about 20m Hight.
City designated protected site in 1982
You can climb up the Chinoshima. Thre are several jizo guardian statues. When you get top of the Chinoshima, you may able to pray for Kannnon Bosatsu Statue covered with gold leaf.
Where the Tateishi Kannon come from
In the past, when the giant Tsunami hits pear, Chinoshima took a roll of huge breakwater. From then, these islands are believed to be fisherman’s god saves their fishing.
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Take some picture with background of emerald green ocean with couple rock. Great timing of the day to visit is daytime in summer. Kannnon Bosatsu statue covered with gold leaf
Jizo guardians while climbing up Chinoshima.
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City designated protected site, Tateishi Kannnon、Kannnon Bosatsu statue covered with gold leaf, Spiritual Power Spot
Address：〒759-4711 Ushirobatatateishi, Nagato, Yamaguchi
・20min drive from JR Sanin Main Line 「Hitomaru Station」
Parking：5 car spaces