The ancient island of Shamijima 沙弥島

  • Published on : 20/05/2019
  • by : J.R.
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Satellite view of Shamijima

Ministry of Land via Wikimedia Commons

The ancient island in the Seto Sea

Shamijima was once an island in the Seto Sea, now attached to the land. It has hosted the Setouchi Triennale since 2013 and participated in it in 2019 for the spring session.

Address, timetable & access

  • Address

  • Timetable

    Accessible from JR Sakaide station, then from the station, take the municipal buses from Sakaide to Shamijima (20 min, 370 yen ($3.50/3€)). Increased bus frequency during the Setouchi Triennale.

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