This museum is a dome-covered exhibition hall restored to the original state of the ancient earthenware salt manufacturing site.
The Aki-nada-Tobishima Kaido connects seven islands in the Aki-nada Sea with seven bridges.
The endpoint is Okamura Island in Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture, also the gateway to Shikoku.
This campground is full of nature, surrounded by the sea and black pine forests. There are rice cooking facilities, toilets, hot showers, and a parking lot.
Open period: Early July to late August
Shotoen With an adopted view of the rapid tide of the Minose Seto, this garden is a calm and relaxing place with pines as the primary trees. The garden has four exhibition halls that introduce the history and culture of the town, which has flourished since ancient times as a strategic center for maritime traffic in the Seto Inland Sea.
The Rantokaku Art Museum is an authentic wooden structured museum with a majestic appearance.
The museum exhibits works representative of modern Japanese paintings and artists related to the local scene.
■Opening hours 9:00～17:00
From the middle of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period, the town prospered as a port for awaiting tides and winds on the offshore routes of the Seto Inland Sea.
About 1,200 years ago, Kobo Daishi stopped by Kamakari and said, “This is a sacred place where the eleven-faced Kannon should be enshrined.
The Kannon is said to have been enshrined there.
This observatory is located in the southwestern part of Okamura Island. The observatory has an impressive modern chalk-based building. Under fine weather, you can see the Kurushima Kaikyo Bridge and the Ishizuchi Mountain Range in the distance.
Ooura7605 Kamagari-cho, Kure-shi, Hiroshima
Hiro Station → Einou Center (Agricultural Center)
See Setouchi Sanko HP
(bound for Okitomo Tenmangu Shrine)
Hiroshima Bus Center → KureStation⑦ → Koigahama
10:03 10:52 11:52
17:35 18:24 19:24
※Approximately a 15-minute walk from Koigahama.
Clairline Kure I.C. →(National Route 185)→Agei-nada Bridge (toll)→(Prefectural Route 74)→Kamakari Bridge→(Prefectural Route 287)→Kenmin-no-hama (Civic Beach)
Sanyo Expressway Takaya I.C. → (Higashi-Hiroshima-Kure Expressway) → Aga I.C. → (Route 185) → Aki-Nada Ohashi Bridge (toll) → (Prefectural Route 74) → Kamakari Ohashi Bridge → (Prefectural Route 287) → Kenmin-no-hama (Civic Beach)
From Shikoku, take the ferry to Okamura Port →Tobishimakaido via Prefectural Route 287 →Kenmin-no-hama (Civic Beach)