The Seto Inland Sea is located between the Honshu and Shikoku regions, with the coastal areas
also commonly referred to as ‘Setouchi’. Home to over a thousand islands, both big
and small, the Seto Inland Sea is well-known for its outstanding natural beauty with
spectacular sea and mountain views abound.
The Setouchi Islands were selected as the Best Destination to Visit in 2019.
As ranked in major international media channels such as the NY Times and National Geographic.
How to get there?
It takes about 80 minutes to get to Takamatsu Airport, which is located within the Setouchi
area, from Haneda Airport. The limousine bus ride from Takamatsu Airport to Takamatsu Port
takes about 45 minutes. From there, you can get to the Setouchi Islands by ferry.
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The Setouchi Triennale 2019 takes place in the picturesque setting of the Seto Inland Sea,
mostly around the islands of Kagawa and Okayama. The theme this year is the Restoration of
the Sea, and it aims to revitalize the island communities that once thrived in this
beautiful natural environment and to transform the region into a Sea of Hope.
Precious cultural assets such as Onna Bunraku puppetry remain on Naoshima, where
smelters fueled the town's development. Now the island is known as a mecca of modern
Teshima is the next island following Naoshima to be developed as an art island in
recent years, and is a place where visitors can enjoy abundant nature, such as
terraced rice fields and white sandy beaches.
Hop around the islands in great value using
ANA's Free Transportation Benefit. Besides art
appreciation, you can also enjoy the beautiful scenery on each island, interact with the
locals, and visit the sightseeing spots in Takamatsu City.
Enjoy the ever-changing scenery with every step in this garden, which is dubbed a
national treasure of gardens
There are also notable art pieces such as "Liminal Air-core-" around Takamatsu Port.
Encounter and discover different things as you walk through the maze-like towns in
search for the art pieces that are scattered all around the area.
Project for wall painting in lane, ogijima wallalley
Stay at Takamatsu City
Experience the integration of nature, architecture and art on Naoshima, which is
known as the island of art.
Benesse House Museum
Chichu Art Museum
Art House Project
Marine station "Naoshima"
5 Yashima Night Tourism
Enjoy the beautiful night view of the Seto Inland Sea and Takamatsu City from the
top of the mountain in Yashima.
Packed with attractions from spectacular natural scenery to art and gourmet food,
Shodoshima is the second largest island in the Seto Inland Sea. Explore the island
using rental cars or bicycles.
Regent in Olives
Hishio no Sato (Soy Sauce village)
Hishio is a salted product that is made by fermentation after salt addition. There
is an area with rows of factories that produce soy sauce and tsukudani (preserved
food boiled in soy sauce), which is representative of hishio, in Shodoshima.
Superb viewing point in Olive Park. Enjoy the beautiful contrast between the white
windmill and the blue backdrop of the sea and the sky.
The tidal sand path only emerges twice a day during low tide.