Remote Islands in Japan

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Among the many sightseeing spots in Japan, we will introduce those related to remote islands by prefecture.

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Kanagawa Prefecture

Enoshima is a land island jutting out from the Katase coast into Sagami Bay. Enoshima is home to Eshima Shrine, one of Japan's three great Benzaiten shrines, as well as tourist facilities such as the Samuel Cocking Garden, an English-style garden, and the Enoshima Sea Candle, an observation lighthouse. The island is also dotted with scenic spots such as Iwaya, where anyone can experience a cave while holding a lantern, and "Chigogafuchi".

Aichi Prefecture

Himakajima, located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, is a charming island destination known for its beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters, and abundant marine life. Visitors can enjoy various outdoor activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and fishing, as well as savoring delicious local seafood delicacies. With its laid-back atmosphere and picturesque scenery, Himakajima offers a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, immersing visitors in the serene beauty of nature.

Okinawa Prefecture

Taketomi Island offers pristine white sand beaches, traditional Okinawan-style houses, and a peaceful, laid-back atmosphere. Its crystal-clear waters provide fantastic snorkeling and diving experiences. Visitors can also explore the island by water buffalo cart, experiencing the unique charm of this well-preserved cultural paradise.

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( Written by Tatsuo Ikura )