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Megijima Island

Megi-cho, Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture 760-0092 , Japan
+81 87-873-0211
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Ranked #6 of 47 attractions in Takamatsu
Type: Islands
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Takamatsu, Japan
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63 reviews 63 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This island is relatively modest but has an interesting historical cave sight and during the summer has a choice of places to eat and drank at beside the sea. Small but a 20 minutes hop from Takamatsu, and a good way to experience a taste of the Inland Sea.

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Biarritz, France
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255 reviews 255 reviews
49 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

At the ferry station you can hire bikes. I suggest you pay a little more and get the electric ones - there is a steep hill to climb. We hardly saw another soul and enjoyed cycling around the island. Be careful of some off the less used paths as they were covered in cobwebs. Picked a tangerine from a tree... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

been there for the setouchi triennale. magic place, a mix of old and abandoned and arty charming places. very good organization. the orch cave is fun. I haven't seen proper stores, but restaurants, cafees and beverage autos. be prepared to hike a lot.

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Shanghai, China
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86 reviews 86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Great for hiking. Not much else to do. The beach is not for tanning; it is a fishing beach. Important: take food / bento with you. On the top of the mountain, there're very nice picnic tables (great view + tree shades) - near the "mystery cave". These tables have fab locations. There are NO convenient stores on this island.... More

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Kyoto, Japan
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89 reviews 89 reviews
47 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Well worth a visit, especially for the art installations now for the art fest, but also generally- the people were nice and friendly and the entire atmosphere was relaxed and low key. lovely views of the islands around.

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Shimotsuke, Japan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

megijima island is 20 minutes ferry ride from takamatsu in shikoku island (360yen one way). Famous from its ogre cave from momotaro legend, this island would be great to visit during full cherry blossoms. too bad i got here before blossoms, though in north japan the sakura is already in full blossoms..

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