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Address: Kagawa-gun, Naoshima-cho 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
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One of my favourite spots in Japan

Worth the money to get here, or if you're passing by while on the way down to Hiroshima, stay a night or two in Uno so you can visit

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Worth the money to get here, or if you're passing by while on the way down to Hiroshima, stay a night or two in Uno so you can visit

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Chichu Art Museum (JPY 2,060, 9am-5/6PM - 4/5pm Last admittance), Lee Ufan Art Museum (JPY 1,030, 10am-7pm), Benesse House Museum (JPY 1,030, 8am-9pm - 8pm last admittance), all those museums and artworks are totally impressive and superb, especially if you like Tadao Ando's architecture and fine arts. But getting there and getting around in the island can be very difficult... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Consider breaking your journey from Tokyo/Kyoto/Osaka to Hiroshima. Most people rush on by and miss the loveliness of the Inland Sea, the islands and the inspiring art museums and art projects of Naoshima. From the station you take a ferry to the island. Once there you will wish you had booked a week. By hire bicycle, bus or taxi you... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Didn't expect it but my friend and I loved this island: the nature, the museums, the hotel, its restaurants, Marco and the art of course!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Beware of rural poor management here. ALL attractions on this island close down at once, at random, with no notice. I live in Japan, read Japanese, speak it. No warning on the local website that everything would be closed for three days during the week. They don't just shut down a few attractions. They shut down everything, and all the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The huge ferry from Takamatsu docks at Myanoura port on Naoshima 45 minutes later and there are maps available at both ports. I chose to explore on foot and it only took about 30 minutes to reach the little fishing village of Honmura. It's very cute with narrow streets and alleys bordered by old wooden houses but I can imagine... More 

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sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Fantastic day of museums, walking and enjoying outstanding art and architecture. Make sure if taking the train and the ferry to check the timetables, you may have to make a dash of the ferry or train as they are not well timed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Island from heaven, dreamland :)! Except for Qulumu inn beware the place! Stinky premises (literally) and coarse hostess. No wonder it was empty!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I stayed one night at benesse house and whilst it was expensive it was totally worth it. I wish I could have stayed two nights to really relax on the island, however 1 night and two half days was enough to see the main attractions and have a really enjoyable time. I didn't do too much research into the art... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Despite mixed reviews, we ultimately enjoyed what we saw and recommend a visit, as the art installations were impressive. What disappointed was the lack of amenity. We took the JR train from Okayama to Uno port. Then the ferry, which took about 20 minutes to the island of Naoshima. On arriving, a tourist officer explained that we must get on... More 

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Address: Kagawa-gun, Naoshima-cho 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Shikoku  >  Kagawa Prefecture  >  Kagawa-gun  >  Naoshima-cho

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