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Teshima, Shozu-gun, Tonosho-cho, Kagawa Prefecture
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A beautiful small island, a real gem.

After travelling in Japan for almost three weeks, we want to end our trip in a quiet area before... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Walter L
Port Coquitlam
Hire an electric bike and enjoy the scenery

This is a beautiful, small Island in the inland sea. I visited on a beautiful autumn day whenthe... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

After travelling in Japan for almost three weeks, we want to end our trip in a quiet area before going back home. We ended up in Teshima island. According to the coffee shop guy in Uno Port, Teshima is like Naoshima 10 years ago, it...More

Thank Walter L
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a beautiful, small Island in the inland sea. I visited on a beautiful autumn day whenthe sun was shinig and the weather as perfect. I hired a bike and rode between villages. It was lovely. Quiet. Peaceful. Life without the rush of modern...More

Thank dip69
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My husband and I are typically drawn to urban locations so this was a change of pace for us. We had gone for the Setouchi Art Trienniale and throughly enjoyed the island experience. We walked all over and immersed ourselves in the landscape. Well worth...More

Thank 355zaibam
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I arrived early on the ferry and hired a semi electric bicycle to explore the island. Lovely views from the highest points on the island.

Thank John R
Reviewed 11 November 2015

The ride on a ferry to Teshima is a windy but beautiful one, even in the fog. The Teshima Art Museum has two of the best exhibits, one by Rei Naito, one by Christian Boltanski. It is an island that can be walked, passing many...More

Thank jbsalee
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I've only been to this island just to get to the Teshima Art Museum. So I've just covered Ieura port and the museum. The island itself seem to be one of those islands, nothing to write home to, but Teshima Art Museum makes this place...More

1  Thank Jaeleeny
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Teshima is a lovely quiet island with the most wonderful art museum, les archives du coeur from Christian Boltanski, terracesd rice fields and nature.

Thank cobele
Reviewed 17 October 2014

A typical Inland Sea Island but with the most amazing art installation called Art Space or Teshima Museum. You can get a rental car or an electrically assisted rental bike to get around, otherwise there is an hourly shuttle bus. Commit to spending a long...More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 31 March 2013

This is first time to visit this small island. You can access to here from Okayama(Uno-port) for 30 mins. You can find another small island during the short trip from ferry. This is small island so you can walk around in a day, but it's...More

1  Thank freshjuice
Reviewed 11 April 2012

It was a little hard to figure the bus and ferry times, Teshima isn't yet quite as smoothly set up for tourists as Naoshima, but having said that, the locals were all very friendly, helpful, courteous. The bus driver dropped us off and recommended a...More

1  Thank tsubasani237
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18 July 2016|
Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I was in Teshima for only 1 day with a bicycle to explore the island. Sorry I can`t give you any advice for accomodation. Cordialement, John.
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15 July 2015|
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Response from Jaeleeny | Reviewed this property |
I'm aware there are a couple of lodging options at Naoshima island, mostly B&Bs and dormitory style places except upscale Benesse House; Check wikitravel. Also, only Benesse House guests are allowed to check out the oval... More