Ways to enjoy Kasumi

Kasumi is absolutely chock-full of scenic destinations!

Sadasuke is located in the Kasumi region, an area part of the San’in Kaigan Geopark. The coastline has many great places to swim, as well as breathtaking natural vistas. The inland area features many historic buildings and ruins, hot springs, and other must-see sights. Kasumi is also located right in the center of the spacious San’in Kaigan Geopark area, making it the perfect destination to see what the geopark has to offer.


Kasumi area tourism map

The Kasumi area is bursting with lots of fun destinations, with beautiful natural vistas and historic buildings.


Tajima area tourism map

Slightly further afield from Kasumi is the Tajima region. There you will find hot springs, ocean bathing, aquariums, plateaus, oriental storks, and other unique natural vistas and experiences special to the San’in region.


San’in Kaigan Geopark

A “geopark” is a natural park that is considered particularly important for scientific reasons or that includes many beautiful geological heritage destinations. In December of 2008, a large area along the Sea of Japan coastline was designated as a Japan Geopark by the Japanese Geoparks Committee.

What is the San’in Kaigan Geopark?

A “geopark” is a natural park that is considered particularly important for scientific reasons or that includes many beautiful geological heritage destinations. With support from UNESCO, many regions in Europe and China, among other places, are actively promoting this system.

Key aspects and features of the San’in Kaigan Geopark

At the center of San’in Kaigan Geopark is San’in Kaigan National Park, with numerous and diverse geological and topological formations created since the formation of the Sea of Japan to the present found there. This area is a place to collectively experience and learn about the culture and history of this natural zone. Within the geopark, you can learn about a variety of culture and history revolving around nature. San’in Kaigan Geopark makes use of its natural blessings to promote preservation of natural heritage and vitalize the region through geotourism. In December of 2008, the area was designated as a Japan Geopark by the Japanese Geoparks Committee.