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About
Awaji Island

Awaji Island, located in the eastern part of the Seto Inland Sea in Japan, is a captivating destination renowned for its natural beauty and cultural significance. Situated between the main island of Honshu and Shikoku, Awaji Island boasts a rich history and is also known as the birthplace of Japan According to the Kojiki Records, Japan’s oldest history. It is the largest island in the Seto Inland Sea and spans approximately 592 square kilometers.

 

The island boasts breathtaking coastlines, rolling hills, lush gardens, and vibrant flower fields that showcase the wonders of nature. Awaji Island is famous for its mild climate, making it an ideal destination for outdoor activities and relaxation throughout the year. The island’s diverse landscape offers opportunities for hiking, cycling, and enjoying scenic drives. Additionally, Awaji Island is known for its traditional culture and delectable local cuisine. The island’s culinary scene is exceptional, with a focus on fresh seafood and locally sourced ingredients.

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The Birthplace of Japan

Awaji Island, located in the Seto Inland Sea, holds the distinction of being the largest island in that region. Throughout history, Awaji has been renowned as “Miketsukuni,” and its abundant seafood has been offered to the Imperial Court over the centuries.

Additionally, the island takes great pride in its association with the legendary deities Izanagi and Izanami, who are credited with birthing Japan. According to the ancient tale of Japan’s origins, these gods bestowed the country upon its inhabitants, with Awaji Island serving as the sacred starting point of it all.

Awaji West Coast

YOUR GATEWAY TO LUXURY AND PICTURESQUE LANDSCAPE

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ZENBO

Immerse yourself in the aroma and warmth of Japanese Cedar as you step barefoot onto the 100m viewing deck. 

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NOJIMA SCUOLA

A market, Italian restaurant and a zoo at a renovated closed-down elementary school.

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NIJIGEN NO MORI

A new sensation theme park in Hyogo Prefectural Awajishima Park with the themes of animation, technology, and nature that is just located near Grand Chariot.

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SEIKAIHA

SEIKAIHA complex consists of four facilities: the Japanese restaurant "Aonoya," the Western restaurant "Umi-no-ya," the store and bar "Koshu-no-ya," and the theater "Naminori-tei.

Why Visit Awaji Island?

Breathtaking Nature

Awaji Island boasts stunning landscapes and beautiful views, including lush greenery, vibrant flowers, and scenic coastlines.


Culinary
Delights

Awaji Island is a paradise for food enthusiasts, offers a delightful and unforgettable culinary experience featuring fresh seafood and local delicacies.

Historical Heritage

Awaji Island holds a significant place in Japanese history as the first island in the country according to the Japanese chronicles of myths.

Exciting
Activities

From cycling adventures to serene meditation, Awaji Island offers a multitude of exciting activities that cater to a diverse range of interests.

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