Cape Zanpa Sunset

A Beautiful Coastline, a Lighthouse & The Setting Sun

By Chris Barnes    - 1 min read

Cape Zanpa is one of the most beautiful locations to witness the sun setting into the East China Sea. Okinawa is known for its beautiful capes, however, Cape Zanpa is one of the only capes on Okinawa Island that has an operational lighthouse and is easily accessible from Naha and surrounding villages. The rugged coastline and rustic lighthouse make an ideal setting at any time of day, however this time , I decided to visit closer to dusk to witness what was one of my personal favorite sunsets in recent memory. To access Cape Zanpa, take Route 58 north until you reach Route 6, turn left and follow the signs to Cape Zanpa.

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Chris Barnes

Chris Barnes @chris.barnes

A little while ago i began exploring the world. I started in Japan, and after 29 countries of amazing adventures, i find myself back in Japan fully absorbed in its culture, its people and its beauty.