Naoshima, Naoshima-cho

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Island · Nature / Park
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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  • I could not go to other island (Teshima/Inujima) from Naoshima because the boat crew protect me taking a boat. They said the seat is already full. Only 3 small boats a day and no seat reservation...  more »
  • A friend and I had Naoshima on our itinerary in October when we were in Japan, but a fierce typhoon kept us away. In December, my husband and I visited this art island in the Seto Inland Sea on a day....  more »
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