Kugunari Beach

Get the Flash Player to see this video.


Kugunari Beach (十八鳴浜) is one of the beautiful beaches in Oshima, Kesennuma. The size of this beach is about 200m long. It was the first registered sound beach in Japan. When you walk on this beach, it will make very unique sound. The sound itself became the name of the beach.

Tourist Info.
There is parking and restroom.
This beach is very important for academic research. Never leave any garbages, and keep it neat and clean.

0. at Kesennuma pier.
1. use Kesennuma ferry to Oshima. (25 min.)
2. walk north-east (1hr. 10 min.)

MLJ Online Shop

Map around Kugunari Beach

Detailed Travel Guide

When the sands are wet, they don't make any sounds.