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Teshima Island

Teshima, Tonosho-cho, Shozu-gun 761-4100, Kagawa Prefecture
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Art and nature's beauty

We came here on a day trip by boat from Takamatsu on a beautiful sunny day and rented an electric... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
christina s
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Bern, Switzerland
Family Wedding

We recently visited Teshima Island in Japan for a family wedding ceremony in a Shinto Temple. It ws... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Harves46
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Brisbane, Australia
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Teshima, Tonosho-cho, Shozu-gun 761-4100, Kagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here on a day trip by boat from Takamatsu on a beautiful sunny day and rented an electric bike to explore the island and the art. Don't make the mistake we made and miss the signboard by the bike rental at the port...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

We recently visited Teshima Island in Japan for a family wedding ceremony in a Shinto Temple. It ws amazing. The island offers lots of cultural experiences. We stayed at The White Dormitory.

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

A very quiet island with many artistic and interesting art installation. Very suitable for relaxing walking or biking tour. Remember to check bus schedule so as to make good use of time and not miss important scenery.

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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Possibly the lesser known of the 2 main ‘art islands’, it is by far my favorite and most definitely worth a visit if you are in this part of Japan.

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Reviewed May 21, 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

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Reviewed October 27, 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

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Reviewed August 2, 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

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Reviewed April 30, 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.

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Reviewed November 11, 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

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Reviewed July 14, 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

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aavidor
July 18, 2016|
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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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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
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