Recommended Ways to Enjoy the Bridge

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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!

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Learn more about A Guided Tour Featuring the Bridge Connecting Honshu and Shikoku.

Akashi Kaikyo Bridge

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

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.

The Islands of the Seto Inland Sea

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.

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Learn more about Shiwaku & Kasaoka Islands Model Course

Shimanami Kaido

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.