Best Megijima Island Travel Guide, Kagawa Prefecture

Top things to do in Megijima Island (女木島), Kagawa prefecture, Japan. You can go there in only 20 min by ferry named MEON from Takamatsu port, so Megijima is the easiest place for island travel. It's said to be a 'Devil Island (Oniga-shima)' appears in an old Japanese folk tale 'Peach Boy (Momotaro)'. And there're some interesting art works of Setouchi Art Festival. Then, we selected best guides from 'special places to travel in Japan' posted in City's Pride by travelers actually have been there. 
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Onigashima Cave

A Legendary Cave Famous For A Fairy Tale 'Momotaro'

A large cave in Magi Island called Oniga-shima (island of ogre). In the large cave like a maze, there are various ogres and art works. A legendary and mysterious cave is an attractive sightseeing spot.

Washigamine Observatory

Gorgeous View Of Fall Foliage & Seto Inland Sea At Megijima Island

At the highest mountain Washigamine in Megijima, the observatory commands a panoramic view of Seto Inland Sea, and what's more, fall foliage together. It's one of the things to see when you travel in the islands of Setouchi Area.

20th Century Recall

Photogenic Piano Art '20th Century Recall'

An art work '20th Century Recall' is located at Megijima Island, Kagawa Prefecture. A grand piano with sails at seaside, it looks like a sailing boat. What melody does it play? You can enjoy very photogenic art!

Magijima Island Art Tour

Art Tour At Megijima Island Accessible In 20 Min From Takamatsu

In 20 minutes by ferry from Takamatsu, Megijima Island is the easiest destination for art tours. You can enjoy beautiful art works in concert with peaceful island. And more, for the art works stands very close to the port, you'll find them as soon as you land Megijima Island.

Koibito Misaki (Lovers Cape)

Romantic Breakwater Located On The Edge Of White Beach

3 minutes walk from the port, a white sandy beach spreads like an arch. And at its edge, there's a romantic and scenic breakwater called 'Koibito Misaki (Lovers Cape)'. You can enjoy the scenery of Seto Inland Sea to your heart content without any obstructions.

Megijima Island

Ote' A Stone Fence Preventing Winds Seen Particularly In Megi Island

As soon as you arrive at Megi Island, you find the scenery of the stone fences.

Magijima Island

Magijima belongs to Magi-cho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa prefecture. The population is about 200, the area is 2.7k㎡ and the circumference is about 8㎞. It's called 'Devil Island (Oniga-shima)' as the place of devil appearing in a Japanese folk tale' Peach Boy (Momotoro)'. For just 20 min from Takamatsu Port by a ferryboat, it's a popular as an easy island travel.

How To Get There

20 min by ferry boat (named Meon) from Takamatsu Port. Ferry: one-way 370 yen, 6 boats in a day. Confirm the leaving times beforehand. ※Extra boats are prepared during summer and the art festival.

Means To Explore

We recommend to rent a bicycle at 'Oni-no Yakata (おにの館)' located at Meji Port. You can walk around inside the island, too. And if you go to a famous tourist spot 'Onigashima Cave', you can use a bus leaving 'Oni-no Yakata'.

Foods and Restaurants

Oni-no Yakata has a cafeteria, but almost all of the restaurants and diners are closed except for during event or prior reservations.

The Necessary Time To Explore

Half a day could be enough to look around the island. And the same ferry goes to Ogijima Island, you can travel in Ogijima together.

Ogijima Island Guide

Accommodations

A few tourist homes in the island. Minshuku Ryugu (龍宮 087-873-0205), and Megijima Beach Apartment opened in 2016. Since Megijima is near from Takamatsu Port, you can find many accommodations around Takamatsu Port.

Megijima Beach Apartment(女木島ビーチアパート)Hotels Near Takamatsu Port

Other Islands

We introduce tour guide of isands around Megijima in the folllowing.

Shodoshima Island GuideNaoshima Island GuideTeshima Island GuideOgijima Island Guide

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