Around 46,000 people call Hamada in Shimane home.
It’s situated about 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Hiroshima and 170 miles (274 kilometers) from Busan, South Korea.
An hour or two journeying through the carefully recreated marine environments of the Aquas Aquarium is the perfect way to get acquainted with the incredible creatures of the deep. Relax as tropical fish glide by and learn about the importance of marine conservation.
Kokufu Beach, is a great place to spend the day on a fine day. Soak up the relaxing atmosphere, notice the changing seasons and make the most of being outdoors. The beach is a serene stretch of coastline and well worth a trip.
Iwami Seaside Park is one of the most loved green havens around Hamada. Families love to hang out here because of its well-tended gardens.