|Year first constructed||August 15, 1872(first)|
|Year first lit||1930 (current)|
|Tower shape||broadly cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower and lantern|
|Tower height||13.5 metres (44 ft)|
|Focal height||23.2 metres (76 ft)|
|Original lens||Fourth order Fresnel|
|Range||14.5 nautical miles (26.9 km; 16.7 mi)|
|Characteristic||Iso W R 4s.|
|Fog signal||3 blasts every 40 seconds|
The lighthouse was one of those designed by Richard Henry Brunton who was hired by the government of Japan to help construct lighthouses at the beginning of the Meiji period to make Japan safe for foreign ships.
The site is open to the public, and can be accessed by car or by public transportation. By public transportation, it is accessible by bus from Nemuro Station.
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