Seto Inland Sea Tour—Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Overview

Enjoy the majestic views of Japan's beautiful Seto Inland Sea and the many small islands that dot these waters.

Highlights

  • Experience Japan's Seto Inland Sea by boat
  • Enjoy a one-hour tour of one of Japan's best kept secrets

Key Information

Important Information

• This activity is free for children age three or under • If weather or sea conditions are poor, boat tours may be canceled for safety (final decisions will be made one hour before departure) Please understand that in booking this activity, we may share your booking information (but without individually identifiable data) to the Ministry of the Environment, with which this activity is affiliated. By making a booking, you signify that you agree to these terms.

Description

Enjoy the majestic views of the beautiful Seto Inland Sea and the many small islands dotting this magnificent body of water. The boat will travel the following course: • Depart Abuto • Tomonoura • Abuto Kannon Sama • Tajima and Yokojima islands • Tsuneishi Shipyard • Return to Abuto Seto Inland Sea The Seto Inland Sea, also known as Setouchi, is the body of water separating Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu—three of Japan's four main islands. The Setouchi region includes the Seto Inland Sea and the coastal areas of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. Fukuyama City Located in eastern Hiroshima Prefecture, Fukuyama City is rich in cultural and historical landmarks, including Myooin Temple, a mountainside and picturesque temple boasting one of Japan's finest pagodas, and Fukuyama Castle, located in Fukuyama Park near Fukuyama Station. Across from Fukuyama Station, you'll find Fukuyama Castle. Also known as Hisamatsu Castle or Iyō Castle, this was the castle of the Bingo-Fukuyama Han during the Edo period (1603 – 1868). Used as a base protecting western Japan, Fukuyama Castle was one of the last completed during the Edo period. Located on the grounds of Fukuyama Castle, you'll find the Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of History, a prefectural museum featuring exhibits illustrating how Seto Inland Sea region inhabitants lived through the ages.

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