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Shōdoshima Island

  • Shōdoshima Island
  • Shōdoshima Island
  • Shōdoshima Island
  • Shōdoshima Island


    An island of picturesque scenic beauty that floats in the Seto Inland Sea. With its warm temperate climate, a site of flourishing olive cultivation, as well as soy sauce and sōmen production. Nijūshi no Hitomi (“Twenty-Four Eyes”), a novel set on the island, depicts interactions between a schoolteacher and her twelve pupils around the years of the Pacific War. It has also been made into a film and a television drama. Nijūshi no Hitomi-mura (Twenty-Four Eyes Movie Village), where the film set for the movie adaptation is preserved, is a popular sightseeing destination. The Shihōzashi Daikanbō overlook located near the center of the island offers views of panoramic scenic beauty as far as the Seto Ōhashi and Ōnaruto Bridges when the weather is clear.

    Basic information

    Tonoshō-chō / Shōdoshima-chō, Shōzu-gun, Kagawa
    How to Get There
    About 60 minutes by ferry from Takamatsu Port
    • Pet-friendly (Consultation may be required)
    • Accessible by public transportation
    • Travel by car recommended
    • Parking available
    Who are you traveling with?
    • Children
    • Family
    • Couple
    • Friends
    • Alone
    • Senior
    Recommended seasons
    • Spring
    • Summer
    • Autumn
    • Winter
    Please be aware that changes may be made to the information due to various circumstances.
    For the latest information, please contact the respective facilities directly.
    ・Parking fees depending on the port.

    Detailed information

    0879-82-1775 (Shodoshima Island Tourist Association)
    Web Site
    This information is correct as of 12/2023. For details, please visit the official website of each facility or contact each facility.