1. Japan
  2. Kagawa Prefecture
  3. Osaka
  4. Shin-Osaka Station

From Osaka : Day Trip to Naoshima

Product ID: 384939
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Discover Naoshima, an island full of culture and art. Explore this magical place in Japan’s Seto Inland Sea and relax in its Mediterranean atmosphere.
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Duration: 13 hours
Starting time 6:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about Naoshima from your English-speaking guide
  • Marvel at an island full of contemporary art and architecture
  • Discover an unique environment that combines nature and modern art
Full description
Naoshima, also known as Art Island, is an island town located in the Seto Inland Sea. In Naoshima you see pieces from internationally-renowned artists and architects such as Yayoi Kusama, Tadao Ando, and Ufan Lee.

Meet your guide at the Shin-Ōsaka Station and embark together on the bullet train. Once arrived at Uno Ferry Port, the journey continues with a ferry ride. The world-famous Yayoi Kusama's pumpkin welcomes you at your destination. Here at the Miyanoura port you can grab your rental bicycle or hop on the bus and begin the tour of the island. 

Naoshima offers 3 museums: Chichu Museum, Lee Ufan Museum, and Benesse House Museum. You will have the chance to visit all of the museums which are designed to fit into the natural context. 

All over the island, you can find galleries and outdoor artworks. This place combines nature and contemporary art in a way that the whole island itself feels like a piece of art. 

After a day full of art, take the ferry back to Uno Ferry Port and then back to Shin-Osaka station.
Includes
  • An English-speaking guide
  • Round trip bullet train ticket from Shin-Osaka station to Okayama station
  • Round trip local train ticket from Okayama station to Uno station
  • Round trip Uno - Miyaura ferry ticket
  • Bicycle rental or Bus fare on Naoshima Island
What’s Not Included
  • Entry tickets to museums (please bring cash)

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Meeting point

Meet at the Shin-Osaka Station, at the bullet train central gate.

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From £393.34 per person

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