• Innoshima Suigun Festival “Sea Festival”
  • Innoshima Suigun Festival “Fire Festival”
  • Model of a naval ship
  • Innoshima Suigun Castle
  • Noshima Castle Ruins
  • Innoshima Suigun Festival “Island Festival”
  • Tidal current experience cruise
  • Statue of Murakami Shinzo Yoshimitsu
  • White purple scarlet stage belly volume vertical
  • Suigunnabe
  • Innoshima Suigun Festival “Sea Festival”
  • Innoshima Suigun Festival “Fire Festival”
  • Model of a naval ship
  • Innoshima Suigun Castle
  • Noshima Castle Ruins
  • Innoshima Suigun Festival “Island Festival”
  • Tidal current experience cruise
  • Statue of Murakami Shinzo Yoshimitsu
  • White purple scarlet stage belly volume vertical
  • Suigunnabe

The appeal of “Murakami Sacrifice,” who was active on the stage of the Seto Inland Sea, is revealed at once! Check out the sightseeing spots related to Shimanami Kaido, the “Innoshima Suigun Festival” where you can enjoy the atmosphere of the time when pirates were active, and the “Suigun Gourmet” that you are interested in.

What is Murakami pirates?

The Murakami pirates who ruled the maritime traffic in the Seto Inland Sea
A model of a ship that is said to have been used by Murakami pirates. You can see it at Innoshima Suigun Castle
Murakami pirate warlords appearing one after another from the castle at the Innoshima Suigun Festival

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

Innoshima Suigun Castle where items related to the Murakami family are exhibited
Mt. Shirataki, a place of worship for the Murakami family and a strategic lookout
Oyamazumi Shrine where many warlords of Murakami pirates worshipped
The ruins of the Nojima-Murakami family still remain on Noshima

Scattered spots where old times are remembered

Introducing places related to Murakami pirates, such as “Innoshima Suigun Castle,” which exhibits weapons and armor used by 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

The “Island Festival” where the departure ceremony is held in earnest
“Fire Festival” where brave warlords appear with torches
“Sea Festival” where the “Kohaya” race full of highlights is held

It's a lot to see! A powerful festival

Innoshima, which is related to the Murakami Zanzai, 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 fantastic Otorimei parades in the dark, and the “Komahaya (Kohaya)” race that reproduces the ship used by the Murakami pirates. It’s configured. Each of the festivals held over three times has different highlights, so please try it out.

A gourmet meal made with plenty of seafood from Setouchi

“Suigunnabe” that is delicious when barley rice is added to 〆 and made into porridge
You can enjoy plenty of fresh seafood

Indulge in dishes unique to this place

We will introduce restaurants where you can enjoy dishes that use plenty of fresh seafood from the Seto Inland Sea, including the “Suigunnabe,” which is said to have been eaten by the Murakami pirates on the eve of their departure.

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