Charms of Minamiboso (8) Nojimazaki Lighthouse


Nojimazaki point is located on the southernmost tip of the Boso peninsula, and has been an important marine traffic waypoint for ships coming into Tokyo Bay. Nojimazaki lighthouse is one of the eight western style lighthouses built by the Meiji Government in 1870s. The original lighthouse was destroyed by The Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923, and was replaced by the lighthouse you see today. With a small admission fee, you can go up the stairs for a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean.