Take a boat from Uno (Honshu) or Takamatsu (Shikoku) to explore Naoshima, a small island known for its modern art museums and natural sights. Rent a bike upon arrival to travel around the island in style, taking in its charmingly selective and thoroughly modern cultural sites, and tranquil sandy beaches. The contrast between the thrilling modernity of the island's cultural highlights and its laid-back, rustic atmosphere makes for an unusual but pleasant mix. Don't rush the experience, and take the time to explore the island's charms, both futuristic and traditional. A visit to Naoshima represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Naoshima-cho trip planner to plot your vacation.
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Foolishly, we only arrived in the early evening and had planned to leave the next morning around noon... not nearly enough time to fully explore this beautiful and interesting place. We only got to vi... more »
瀬戸内芸術祭参加で訪れました。海外の観光客多いです。中国からの人が多かったかな？ ガイドの方は英語対応してました。芸術祭でガイドが沢山いたので迷わず回れました。 more »I visited the Setouchi Art Festival. There are a lot of tourists from overseas. Was there a lot of people from China? The guide was English-speaking. There were a lot of guides at the art festival, so I was able to go around without hesitation.
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