Kohama Island Information Center, Kohama-jima

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Kohama Island is an island in the Yaeyama Islands group at the southwestern end of the Ryukyu Islands chain, and part of Taketomi, Yaeyama District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. The island has an area of 7.84km2, with a surrounding area of 16.6km2. The island is located about 25 minutes by ferry from Ishigaki Island, which is the transportation and business center of the Yaeyama Islands.The 2001 NHK drama series Churasan was set on the island. Shinobu Miyara, former member of Da Pump, is from Kohama-jima.AccessKohamajima is accessible via several ferries from Ishigaki Marina, Taketomi Island, and Iriomote Island.Yaeyama Kankō FerryIshigaki Island Port (Ritō Terminal): About 25 minutes one way, 11 ferries daily from morning until evening. A "car ferry" runs about 3 times weekly.Taketomi Island: About 20 minutes one way, once dailyIriomote Island Ōhara Port: About 30 minutes one way, once daily An'ei KankōIshigaki Island Port (Ritō Terminal): About 25 minutes one way, 10 ferries daily from morning until evening. A "car ferry" runs about 3 times weekly. Ishigaki Island Dream KankōIshigaki Island Port (Ritō Terminal): About 25 minutes one way, 6 ferries daily from morning until evening. One trip daily stops at Ōhara Port mid-trip.Taketomi Island: About 30 minutes one way, once daily, with a stop at Ishigaki Island Port
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  • They also rent a car, so when i heard about the sights and history while renting a bicycle, they taught me a lot. It is recommended to visit the island after purchasing information at the information center!
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  • Small bus? I went around the tourist attractions in about 70 minutes around the island in a car like that. The driver showed me around while driving. I went around the location of The Morning Dora, Hososaki, Sugar Road, the observatory, etc. The driver was very kind and it ended in no time.
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  • I have not visited this island but grandma idols KBG85 motivates me to be there to see their performance :)
  • The island of Yaeyama Islands is a 30-minute ferry ride from Ishigaki Island. It became known nationwide by having become the stage of NHK continuous television novel "Churasan". On the island, Sugar Road (a street that was used in the filming place of the drama "Churasan", is a single road followed by a cane field), this was used as a minshuku in the drama. The sign that was used at the time of the shooting is left intact), and yes, it is a resort facility on the island. It is dotted with places related to "Churasan", such as the drama "Churasan" and staff who stayed in this hotel.
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