J. Culture – Suicide Cliffs: Tojinbo東尋坊

evilmonk-1Suicide Cliffs: Tojinbo東尋坊 – It is located in north part of Fukui Prefecture, Japan. There are an dark old shape rocks which made by a volcanic eruption million years ago.  These shaped rocks standing as high as 70 foot over the crashing waves of the Sea. With the sea, these dangerous cliffs can make one the promise to die quickly and wash away all one’s blood………. Before hundred years ago, there is a dark legend that talked about a “evil” monk – Tojinobo – committed to suicide and returned to the cliffs for haunting people(Scary!)………It is a well-known place to commit suicide by jumping off the cliffs every year. This number has risen due to unemployment or divorce. People sometimes are mad to see dead bodies out of the sea……..

Link —-> http://www.travel-around-japan.com/k48-08-toujinbou.html

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