- "Enjoy a calm respite amid the scenery of numerous islands of all sizes stretching out across the sea."
The "Seto Inland Sea" was the first designated national park in Japan.
A gentle breeze blows across the surface of the blue sea sparkling like a gem in the bright sunlight...People from all across the globe who have visited the area have fallen hopelessly in love with the many attractions such as port cities perfect for romantic travelers, the scenery of terraced fields bathing in the ample blessings of the Sun, and the enchanting beauty of a scenic tapestry consisting of the some 1,000 various-sized islands that dot the sea.
Welcome to the Setouchi, also known as the "World's Most Beautiful Inland Sea".
contributed by Edwin and Kyoko Lisiecki ／sv OASIS
Visitor Piers and Sea Stations
Marine leisure spots that are accessible by sea and land
This page shows three important points to protect your valuable life. It is important to understand life-saving measures even when enjoying a leisure cruise.
※The linked website is in Japanese only.
MICS provides information necessary for the safe navigation of vessels "when necessary and in a manner easily understood by any person".
Use the "Marine Accident Hazards Map" (Japan Transport Safety Board, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) to ensure safe and comfortable cruising.
I want to go there! There's so much to see! Here are some of the most popular sightseeing spots not to be missed in the Seto Inland Sea.
Hiroshima City's sightseeing bicycle rental service "Peacecle" allows you to rent and return a bicycle at any of the cycle ports!
This chapter describes legal procedures which are required when a small sailing ship of abroad arrives in a Japanese harbor.
Marine Weather Forecast
- Weather Forecast
Hiroshima Kure Fukuyama 05/29(Sun) 05/30(Mon)
- Tide Around
Hiroshima Kure Takehara Itozaki 05/29(Sun)
- Tide Level
Tide level (cm)
This voice translation service works just like an interpreter.It translates what you say into your smartphone and allows you and your conversation partner to communicate in your native languages.
* This is an external website.