Jogashima

Yokosuka, Miura1h

Overview

Jogashima was published on the Michelin Green Guide Japon third edition as a two-star scenic spot. Many scenic spots are in the island. Visits can enjoy a splendid view of the Pacific Ocean and a fantastically shaped rock "Uma no Se Domon (a sea cave)" in southern hiking trail, and a grand view of Mt Fuji across the Sagami Bay that can be seen in Western part. About 700,000 of double daffodils planted in various parts of the island reach their peak in early to mid-January. You need to pay a toll to cross Jogashima Ohashi (large bridge). (Toll for round trip: 150 yen for ordinary car, 530 yen for medium-sized car (a car with a capacity of 11 to 29 people))

Travel tip

Jogashima Island a great place to visit year round. You will especially want come in December/January to view over 5000 blooming daffodils and see the thousands of migratory Pacific reef heron and Japanese cormorants.

Detailed information

Address

Misakimachi Jogashima, Miura City, Kanagawa

Photos

Umiu (Japanese cormorants) Observation Deck
Yokosuka, Miura 0

Umiu (Japanese cormorants) Observation Deck

Umanose Doumon (Horseback rock gate)
Yokosuka, Miura 3

Umanose Doumon (Horseback rock gate)

Kanagawa Prefectural Fisheries Technology Center
Yokosuka, Miura 1

Kanagawa Prefectural Fisheries Technology Center

Jogashima Park
Yokosuka, Miura 15

Jogashima Park