Visit an island that disappeared from the map during the war!?
Okunoshima is called "Rabbit Island" because many wild rabbits live there. It has recently become popular among visitors wanting to play with rabbits.
Your heart won't stop beating rapidly the moment you get off the ship! Why not have an unusual experience here?
Okunoshima is also called "Poison Gas Island" as poisonous gas was made on this island, and its presence was erased from the map during the war. Enjoy Japan's history, nature and historical architecture.
You can explore the old wooden buildings and try sake at the brewery in a hidden area, Takehara Preservation District!
otomo will take you on a deeper trip commonly known as Rabbit Island!
・Recently, Japan's "Rabbit Island" has become a popular spot for tourists! You can enjoy feeding the rabbits, but just remember to follow the rules.
・Enjoy looking at the Japanese scenery by walking around the district with many traditional buildings.
・Morikawatei: A large Japanese traditional residence made of high quality wood. You can look at the Main house, a Japanese tatami room, tea room, and storage building made from dirt. We encourage you to pay attention to the little details of the residence.
・Saihoji Fumeikaku Temple: After you finish climbing the stairs, you will arrive at one of the must-see venues we recommend where you can look over Takehara's traditional city!
The building mimics the Kiyomizu temple in Kyoto, and the red stage is beautiful♪"
・Fujii Sake Brewery: You can try sake tasting at the distillery established 150 years ago. You can also purchase the beautiful dishes created by craftsman. There is a restaurant where you can eat Soba made with Sake's "mother" water. Enjoy the taste of a Japanese meal.
・AOHATA JAM★Deck: Aohata is a company that makes jam from citrus fruits picked in the area of Seto Inland Sea. It's a nationally known brand but not many people know that the main office and factory are located here. This is where you can learn about jam and also purchase some.
・Kyukamura Ohkunoshima: The only accommodation on this island. This is where you will find the most rabbits, and you can enjoy feeding and playing with them♪ Let's see which rabbit will like you, and which rabbit you will be most attached to. Enjoy yourself as much as you would like.
・Okunoshima Island Poison Gas Museum: Okunoshima was used to make poisonous gas during the war, and as such, its presence was erased from the map to camouflage its location.
This is a small museum where you can learn about the history. Knowing the history of "Rabbits Island" will allow you to appreciate this island even more."
・Please wear comfortable clothing as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.
・This tour includes a lunch/dinner venue.
・"Morikawatei" is closed on Mondays, ""Fujii Shuzo Company Brewery Center"" is closed on Thursdays, "AOHATA JAM★Deck" is closed on Mondays and Sundays, and if any of the scheduled places are closed on the day you visit, your tour guide will take you to an alternate location."
The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 400)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.
At the Ticket exit of JR Takehara station