The Murakami Pirates were active around the area of the Seto Inland Sea !
Check out the sightseeing spots related to the Murakami Pirates : Shimanami Kaido, the “Innoshima Suigun Festival” where you can enjoy the atmosphere of the time when pirates were active, and the “Suigun Gourmet”.
Who were the Murakami pirates?
Let's get closer to the true form of Murakami pirates!
In the Seto Inland Sea, there are many islands scattered around, and the “Murakami pirates” were active in the Geiyo Islands where the current swirled. It is said that they dominated key points of maritime traffic and lived a cultural life. What is the real appearance of Murakami pirates, different from the “pirates” we imagine?!
Visit places related to Murakami pirates
Scattered spots where old times are remembered
Introducing places related to the Murakami pirates, such as “Innoshima Suigun Castle,” which exhibits weapons and armor used by the Murakami pirates, and “Mt. Shirataki” where a lookout post was built.
There are many spots that Murakami pirates fans should visit at least once, such as the “Oyamazumi Shrine,” which was worshipped by Murakami pirates, and the “Nojima Castle Ruins” where the activities of the Nojima Murakami clan are remembered.
Innoshima Suigun Festival
A powerful festival you need to see !
Innoshima, which is related to the Murakami Pirates, holds the “Innoshima Suigun Festival,” which consists of three festivals every year. In three parts: the “Island Festival” where warlords wearing armor and helmet appear, the “Fire Festival” where locals use big torch to parade in the dark, and the “Sea Festival".
Each of the festivals held over three times has different highlights, so please try it out.
Gourmet made with plenty of seafood from Setouchi
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