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Bakumatsu Pilgrimage in the Western Seto Inland Sea

“I'd rather go to Suwoh-Ohshima,” said my younger daughter. “What on the earth is it?” asked my... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Kwakaku
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Sakai, Japan
Mountain meets the Ocean - Great Views

If you are looking for great beaches, hikes, or simply want to relax, this is it. There are tons... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Traveling_Diaspora
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Iwakuni, Japan
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Reviewed 29 January 2012

Please visit the Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii. The Japanese people left their hometown to move abroad and work hard on the plantations of Hawaii.

4  Thank HonoluluMoon
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

Our reason for traveling from California to Suo-Oshima was ostensibly simple: Suo-Oshima (then known as Yashiro Island) was the island from which my mother's parents emigrated to America in 1900. We knew nobody there and had only sketchy communications with the resident Buddhist minister on...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Having lived in Yamaguchi Prefecture for two years, this was my first time to stay at a resort on the island. The beaches are beautiful and there are several places that you can stay. If you have a car, it is convenient but there is...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

“I'd rather go to Suwoh-Ohshima,” said my younger daughter. “What on the earth is it?” asked my wife. “A tiny island occupied by Tokugawa Shogunate Navy at the beginning of the Second Punitive Expedition to Cho-shu,” said I. “What are there?” asked her mother. “I...More

1  Thank Kwakaku
Reviewed 24 May 2017

If you are looking for great beaches, hikes, or simply want to relax, this is it. There are tons of cafes, good amount of restaurants, and sites to see. My recommendations are Maejima Cruise, Katazoegahama Beach, and the small aquarium. I am sure there are...More

1  Thank Traveling_Diaspora
Reviewed 9 October 2016

There is this indescribable something about the sun dipping behind a misty Japanese mountain view, and one that reflects off the water surrounding the island is quite an iinspirational sight...and whether you are driving along the island or choose to hoof it up the mountainside,...More

1  Thank KCLaRaia
Reviewed 28 July 2015

It was my first time visiting Suo-Oshima and Culture Center. It exhibited tradition stuff to use in the Japan real life. Them are quite funny. And tradition stuff have beautiful and culture of the Japan. If I was given the chance to go there again,...More

1  Thank 경연 구
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Please visit the Museum of Japanese Emigration to Hawaii. The Japanese people left their hometown to move abroad and work hard on the plantations of Hawaii.

4  Thank HonoluluMoon
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ShirtempF
1 March 2018|
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Yes, there is. But it is very limited convenience like every three hours. If you stay Sunshine Sazanseto, a resort hotel here, you can use their shuttle bus between Obatake station and the hotel located Katazoe Beach... More
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My name is Tony Shinohara based in Suo-Oshima Island. I'm sorry that it might be too late to answer to your question, we do have local bus that anybody can take around the island. It starts from nearest train station named... More
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