After cruising to Setoda Port and visiting the Kosanji Museum, rent a bicycle and enjoy the spectacular view of the Shimanami Kaido!
“Feel the wind by cycling with superb views”
JR Onomichi Station/Tourist Information Center (★ Shimanami Hopping Pass Exchange)
○ Shimami Hopping Pass
It is a round-trip cruising (regular route) to Setoda Port.
Let's rent a bicycle at the Setoda Town Tourist Information Center.
On foot To Onomichi Port in about 3 minutes
vessels About 40 minutes (included in the pass) to Setoda Port
On foot About 10 minutes
Kosan-ji Temple Museum (Kosan-ji Temple)
A temple of the Jodo Shinshu Honganji school with a museum and marble garden
Kosanji Temple is a temple of the Jodo Shinshu Honganji School, which was built by Kozo Kosanji as his mother's family temple.
It is open to the public : you can find a museum, as well as the “Seated Statue of Hogan Amida Nyorai by Kaikei” and “Satake Hon Thirty-Six Immortal Poets Sentendankan Letter” .
You can see the museum's collections, including important cultural properties such as “Ki no Tsurayuki”, in each exhibition hall of Buddhist art, modern art, and tea ceremony art.
The marble sculpture garden and the hill of the future heart are also popular as photogenic spots.
Go to the lunch shop
Recommended spot ! Local gourmet “Setoda octopus dishes”
You can enjoy a variety of dishes, from sashimi to takomeshi & takoyaki. Please buy dried fish as souvenirs.
You can also enjoy it at restaurants in the town. Learn more about Onabi
Move from the lunch shop
Setoda Town Tourist Information Center (Bicycle Rental Reception)
○ Shimanami Kaido Cycling
The coastline road continues between Setoda and Omishima. Tatara Bridge has a beautiful appearance. It is like a bird is spreading its wings. A superb view!
Rental bicycles About 60 minutes
Roadside Station Tatara Shimanami Park
Via: Sunset Beach, Lemon Valley, Tatara Bridge, etc.
Tatara Shimanami Park is a refreshing park surrounded by a pleasant sea breeze and sounds, located just outside the Omishima IC.
It is gaining popularity as a viewpoint where you can overlook the world-leading cable-stayed bridge “Tatara Ohashi” and the refreshing scenery of the Seto Inland Sea.
Bright sunshine and sparkling sea.
Why don't you spend a fun day enjoying nature at Tatara Shimanami Park?
There are restaurants and special product centers where you can enjoy dishes made with fresh seafood and agricultural products.
You can also check the local market Fureai Yatai which sells locally harvested fresh vegetables, citrus fruits, and marine products.
Rental bicycles Go to Setoda Town Tourist Information Center in about 60 minutes (★ Return bicycle rental)
On foot To Setoda Port in about 20 minutes (shopping street walk)
Boat About 40 minutes (included in the pass) to Onomichi Port
On foot Approx. 3 minutes