Tomo no Ura, Fukuyama

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A picturesque port town at the southern end of Fukuyama city, Tomo no Ura offers scenic views and an insight into Japan’s age of sails. Traditional dark wooden facades, a lovely 11 m (33 ft) tall Edo-period stone lighthouse, cobblestone steps, and a historic pier and old docks all preserve the Edo atmosphere. Famous for the production of "homeishu," medical liquor said to induce longevity, the port has a museum dedicated to it. You can also visit four temples and a shrine, as well as museum of history and folklore. Tomo Port sits 30 minutes by bus from Fukuyama. With our online itinerary creator, Fukuyama attractions like Tomo no Ura can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Very good location overlooking old old prospered as a port for ships is. Thanks for warmly welcoming local people, has been living while preserving the old streets are attracted. It is a place forgotten in time, and you want to spend.
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  • July 22, 2017
    One port of fisherman's bastion, near Hai bian scene or landscape is not wrong, ship out Island game play; port week bian 廟 Temple, shops, food shops, and so on. Fu hill fire station there are buses straight Prada.
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  • July 16, 2017
    Local guides and it's heritage was briefed. A hot day in the morning color, Stone Harbor remain from the Edo period had spent about an hour and a half starting from Sakamoto ryoma Sakamoto lodging, said hang wood monument, Chikara, gangi and visited and round exhibition and lantern light. Local guides now studying, visitors can observe the historic sites, such as Miss would be carefully.
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  • May 16, 2017
    Quaint fishing town with a charming old downtown area. Best feature are the friendly and somewhat quirky local shop owners. Worth visiting for a day trip if you ever find yourself in the vicinity.
  • December 6, 2015
    The kids always have fun hunting for things in the beach over on Sensuijima.
  • January 12, 2016
    Beautiful little town with lots of quirky locals.
  • July 2, 2017
    There are free on Wednesdays, so shop and as a filming location for TV dramas and movies, you-.-! There were lots of things! Worried so hard on the leash of the Kannon, Temple of prayer and what, immediately calls the good news! I was surprised at this temple. So too can enjoy
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  • June 19, 2017
    Including the tomonoura area in 1934, first designated as a national park area. Commemorative stamps are issued. Just seems this tomonoura port of port facility during the Edo period remain. Said Miyazaki movie one model of "Ponyo on the cliff" and, recently, also became a filming location for the TV series a Meteor wagon by the year 2015. It is a town have left a lot of smell of the Showa era.
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