"The road to Mt. Oe and Ikuno is long, so I have no yet seen any letters from my mother, nor set foot on Amanohashidate."
Like this poem, written by Koshikibu-no-Naishi, Amanohashidate has been mentioned in many poems in the Ogura Anthology of one hundred Tanka Poems by One Hundred Poets, and is also part of the designated Tango Amanohashidate Oeyama Quasi-National Park.
The landscape and scenery surrounding Amanohashidate has also influenced many asspects of culture, including the poems of Hiroshi Yosano and Akiko, as well as paintings, such as the national treasure "Amanohashidate Scene" by Sesshu.
It is a spring located in the middle of Amanohasidate. Even it is located between bays, this spring dosenot contains salt. It is chosen as the 100 best Japanese water. However, you cannot drink this water.