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Naoshima-cho

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Museums Nature Sightseeing
On a vacation in Naoshima-cho, a charming island town in the Seto Inland Sea, you can discover its numerous contemporary art museums, sculptures, installations, and galleries. A number of houses, municipal buildings, and other locations in town also boast interesting architectural designs, adding to the thriving attractions in Naoshima-cho and transforming the island into a popular tourist spot. In addition to the art, the island's tranquil atmosphere, warm climate, and picturesque beaches make it a relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. Use our Japan tourist route planner to arrange the details of your trip to Naoshima-cho and other destinations.
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Book ahead if you opt to stay in Naoshima-cho, especially during weekends and holidays, as the island has become an increasingly popular beach getaway. A wide variety of accommodations lie scattered across the island, but remember that many of the lodgings don't have English-speaking staff, so you'll need to make reservations in Japanese. Budget and mid-range options abound, including ryokans, hostels, dormitories, and beachside lodges, while an extravagant designer hotel-museum often books up months in advance.
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