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Awaji is the largest island in Japan’s Inland Sea, and the ninth largest island in the country. It lies between Honshu and Shikoku, and is part of Hyogo Prefecture. The cities of Kobe, Osaka, Himeji, and Tokushima are all very close to Awaji.

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Awaji is a quiet, undeveloped, largely rural island. It’s dotted with towns, villages, and farms, and lacks factories and railroads. Awaji is a popular destination with people from Kansai seeking beaches, flowers, quiet village hotels, or a weekend’s cycling. The island is beautiful, and a lovely place to take in the Japanese countryside.

It’s easy to get to or from Awaji by public transport, but the easiest way to explore the island is with your own wheels: bicycle rental is available, and a popular way to visit.

To learn more about Awaji, feel free to explore this website. You can start with some of the links below:

About Awaji

Learn more about Awaji – the geography, history, products of the island.

Things to See and Do on Awaji

An overview of sights and activities on Awaji. If you’re just looking for the highlights, click the link below:

Awaji’s Top Twelve Attractions

The most interesting sights to visit on Awaji.

Transportation Overview

Here is some information on Transportation on Awaji.

Practicalities

Information on practical needs for visitors, including accommodation, food, and tourist offices.

The Website

Contact details.

Pictures

About the pictures on this website.


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