3 main routes connecting Shikoku and Japan’s main Honshu island! Whether driving or cycling, there’s plenty of fun ways to make your way across while enjoying the sheer splendor of this gorgeous bridge. Here is a round-up of must-try things to do and see to make the most of all 3 routes!
Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge is known as one of the biggest suspension bridges in the world. It’s especially popular among travelers who combine it with Ohnaruto Bridge to make a route from the Kansai Area all the way over to the island of Shikoku.
Great Seto Bridge, or Seto Ohashi Bridges, connects Okayama Prefecture in Honshu to Kagawa Prefecture on Shikoku Island. As a special treat, check out the bridge when its illuminated for an extra touch of dazzle and romance.
Plenty of travel-worthy islands to note including Honjima, home of the former government office of the Shiwaku Islands, Manabe Island with sprawling, vintage streetscapes to explore and more.
The Nishi Seto Expressway, or “Shimanami Kaido” is the ocean route linking a number of picturesque islands by bridges. Here you’ll find Cycling Road, Japan’s first bike trail crossing an ocean strait.