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Shōdoshima is a town located in Shōzu District, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan, on Shōdo-shima, an island in the Seto Inland Sea. The town was formed on March 21, 2006 from the merger of the towns of Ikeda and Uchinomi, both from Shōzu District. As of April 2017, the town has an estimated population of 14,412 and a population density of 150 persons per km². The total area is 95.63 km². Wikipedia

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Shodoshima Island Ferry Tour from Kobe

Shodoshima, Kagawa

Shodoshima is the second-largest island in the Seto Inland Sea and one of the region’s most popular destinations for travelers looking to explore the Inland Sea archipelago. The island is noted for its distinctive food culture, which reflects Shodoshima’s comparatively mild climate and its location near major shipping lanes. Traditional specialties include soy sauce and long, thin somen noodles, while olives are a more recent addition. ・Move to Shodoshima island by Jumbo Ferry from Kobe (Round trip, tickets included) ・Sightseeing by private taxi with driver ( 6 hours ) at Shodoshima island. *Communication with Pocket Talk ・Visit the following sightseeing spots: ◆Kankakei Vallay Ropeway ◆Nakayama Senmaida ◆Angel Road ◆Shodoshima Olive Park etc.

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Buddhist (Gomataki) Fire Ritual in a 1300 Year-Old Cave (Even Numbered Months)

Shodoshima, Kagawa

Held each night in a cave on Shodoshima with a history that spans 1,300 years and is a rare opportunity to participate in a Gomataki Fire Ritual. This activity includes taxi transport from hotels on the island and Tonosho Port. HIGHLIGHTS: The chief priest will say a prayer for you and answer any questions concerning the ceremony. A local guide will give a lecture on prayer's manners. Before and after the main event, there will be a chance to see the magnificent sunset of Setouchi. Listen to the sound of the burning goma sticks echoing in the cave, along with the waves rolling outside, and heal any fatigue from your daily life.

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Buddhist (Gomataki) Fire Ritual in a 1300 Years-Old Cave (Odd Numbered Months)

Shodoshima, Kagawa

Held each night in a cave on Shodoshima with a history that spans 1,300 years and is a rare opportunity to participate in a Gomataki Fire Ritual. This activity includes taxi transport from hotels on the island and Tonosho Port. HIGHLIGHTS: The chief priest will say a prayer for you and answer any questions concerning the ceremony. A local guide will give a lecture on prayer's manners. Before and after the main event, there will be a chance to see the magnificent sunset of Setouchi. Listen to the sound of the burning goma sticks echoing in the cave, along with the waves rolling outside, and heal any fatigue from your daily life.

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