You've probably seen other glass beaches, but this one in Japan has become an internet sensation recently. It's located in the Nagasaki Prefecture, and just a few years ago this destination was an uninviting rocky outcropping that would always become covered in algae during the summer season, so local authorities decided to cover the sand with recycled glass in order to prevent it from growing. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
"Not only did the glass fulfill its practical purpose, but it also created a stunningly beautiful tourist attraction. Swimming is currently forbidden at this nameless glass beach, but that's probably because Omura City is currently working on restoring the water of Omura Bay. Even so, the small beach has already started attracting attention on sites like Instagram, and I suspect it won't remain nameless for much longer," reports Oddity Central.