Seto Inland Sea

9 Stunning Hotels and Ryokan in Hiroshima for Your 2019 Holiday to Japan!

Hiroshima prefecture (広島県) is a diverse region home to a myriad of greenery and mountains, beautiful coastline and the unmissable Hiroshima City. Whether you’d like a city trip to pay your respects at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (広島平和記念公園) which commemorates the victims of the atomic bombing in 1945 or you’d like to discover the…

Visit Kitagishima, The Beautiful Granite Island in Okayama Prefecture!

Okayama Prefecture is a popular area on the west side of Japan which boasts many islands, islets, and beaches and attracts both Japanese and international visitors. This area of Japan is both picturesque and historical and is a great place to explore and enjoy! In particular, the Seto Inland Sea region has long been a…

14 Must-See Art Pieces at the Setouchi Triennale 2016 in Japan!

The Setouchi Triennale or Setouchi International Art Festival is an international modern art festival that takes place on the islands of the Seto Inland Sea, which separates the main island and Shikoku island of Japan. First held in 2010, this festival that takes place once every three years was made to bring back vitality to…

Love Aquariums? Then Check Out One of Japan’s Best: Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

According to TripAdvisor, the Osaka Aquarium (known as Kaiyukan) is the 4th best aquarium in the country. One of the largest public aquariums in the world, Kaiyukan sees a huge number of tourists flocking to it every year to enjoy the aquatic experiences it has to offer. If you like visiting aquariums, you won’t fail…

Ribbon Chapel in Hiroshima: An Enchanting Wedding Venue by the Sea

A chapel designated for to represent the coming together of two people in marriage is located on the grounds of a Seto Inland Sea hotel called Bella Vista. It is a modern chapel known as Ribbon Chapel due to its spiraling appearance. It was designed by Hiroshi Nakamura (中村拓志), a Japanese architect. In order to…

Shodoshima The Olive Island

Author’s photo Shodoshima is one of the islands of Seto Nai Ka, or Seto Inland Sea. To get to this island, you may take a ferry from Hinase, Okayama, Himeji, Teshima, Takamatsu or Osaka. This island has several ferry ports around it. As any other island, it is famous for its beach, nature, and mountainous…