Kemmin Sun Beach on Awaji Island

Head for Ura's yellow sand and blue sea

 By Cathy Cawood   Nov 29, 2016

This pretty beach on the same side of Awaji Island as the Water Temple and Yume-no-Butai was all but deserted in spring, but must be popular in summertime. The resort area with a paved promenade extends about 400 meters along the shore between two small rivers, one of which is spanned by a quirky replica of London bridge currently in a state of disrepair. Two museums, Neko Bijutsukan which features cat art, and Awaji-shi Tougeikan, a pottery museum and workshop, stand beside the beach. The Higashi-Ura Bus Terminal Park is also nearby.

Photography by Cathy Cawood
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