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Tomonoura sightseeing

It is a scenic spot representing the Setonaikai National Park, which was designated as one of the first national parks in Japan.

14 km from JR Fukuyama Station to the south, Tomonoura at the tip of Numakuma Peninsula
There are many historical temples, historic sites, and old-fashioned streets in the town, and if you walk along the mesh-like alleys, you will feel as if you have traveled back in time.
Many of the town has lost, why not try to enjoy the flow of time and spacious with Tomonoura who left the appearance of old-fashioned port city?
  • Annual schedule

    Tomonoura Event Information
    • Tomonoura event contact information

      【Oyumi Shinji (Shinto archery ritual), Otebi Matsuri (fire festival), etc.】
      <Nunakuma Shrine>

      【Machinami Hinamatsuri (doll festival), Hassaku no Umadashi (a place to start out a horse)】
      <Tomonoura Museum of History and Folklore>

      【Tomonoura Tourism Taiami Sea Bream Netting Festival】
      <Fukuyama City Tourism Association>

      【Tomonoura Bentenjima Fireworks Festival】
      <Executive Committee(Fukuyama City Tourism Division)>
      Tel:084-928-1042 / 1043

      【Tomonoura Tourist Tomonoura Tour】
      <Tomonoura Tourism Information Center(Tomonoura Bus Stop front Tomonoura Bus Stop)>
    • February

      【Oyumi Shinji (Shinto archery ritual) / Nunakuma Shrine】
      A prestigious traditional event that prays for the peace of the year by shooting off the evil spirits of the year that hit the beginning of the year.(Fukuyama City Intangible Folk Cultural Properties)

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      2nd Sunday in February
    • February to March

      【Tomo Machinami Hinamatsuri (doll festival)】
      From old Hina dolls to handmade ones, they will be exhibited throughout the town.
      An exhibition of Hina dolls is also held at the museum.
      Various chicks are exhibited, including the gorgeous seven-tiered decorations of the Edo Period and the Goten Kazari decorations of the Meiji period.

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      From mid-February to late March
    • May

      【Tomonoura Tourism Taiami Sea Bream Netting Festival/Sensui Island】
      A traditional fishing method that follows a group of cherry blossom breams in a fleet.You can see the magnificent ocean picture scroll from the ship.

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      May to late

      【Tomonoura Bentenjima Fireworks Festival】
      Seto Inland Sea fireworks display that announces the arrival of early summer in the Seto Inland Sea.Various illuminations that shine in the night sky.

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      Last Saturday of May
    • June

      【Chinowa Kuguri/Nunakuma Shrine】
      It is believed that passing through the circle will dispel sins and injuries.
      The oldest event in Japan.

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      June 30
    • July

      【Otebi Matsuri (fire festival)/Nunakuma Shrine】
      Carrying a lit torch, climb the long stone steps of the shrine while bravely kneading it.
      It is one Japan's Three Great Fire Festivals in Japan.(Fukuyama City Intangible Folk Cultural Properties)

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      Held on the second Saturday of July
    • August

      【Togyo/Kangyo-sai Festival/Yodohime Shrine】
      Popularly known as the Tango Festival, it is famous for Hira no Nage Mikoshi.
      It is a festival that is also linked to the Tanabata Festival.

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      First Saturday of August/Sunday
    • September

      【Hassaku's horse riding】
      Wishing for the birth and healthy growth of children, we will put the children on a dolly loaded with white horses and parade through the town.

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      【Chosai (autumn float festival)】
      An annual festival of the sea gods who gather the "sea route peace" belief.
      It is the most lively festival because it is a rotating system of seven towns and it is on duty once every seven years.

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      Mid-September seasonal gold/soil/Sunday
    • December

      【Fuigo Festival/Kogarasu Shrine】
      It is a festival of Ujigami, a blacksmith of Tomo who has a history from ancient times.
      It is said that if you eat the oranges offered to the shrine on the day of the festival, you will not catch a cold or measles.

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      First Saturday of December
  • Tomonoura sightseeing map

  • Tomonoura Tourist Tomonoura

    • Fukatsuya(Coffee shop)

      Have a drink in the nostalgic building!
    • Fukatsuya(Inside the store)

      Such as Tomonoura gem Tomonoura pottery and Tomonoura around Gifu are exhibited and sold.
    • Ota Family Residence

      On the eve of the Meiji Restoration, Seven Lords, including Sanetomi Sanjo, who insisted on the Sonno Joi (a slogan of reverence for the Emperor and the expulsion of foreigners) death, stopped by when the city fell.
      Since the early Edo period, it has been famous nationwide for brewing Houmeishu.
    • Idyllic port town scenery

      Calm down!
    • Joyato Lighthouse (left) and Irohamaru Exhibition Building(right)

      Joyato Lighthouse have existed since the Edo Period.Tomonoura symbol Tomonoura
      The relics of the Irohamaru Incident (Ryoma Sakamoto) are on display.
    • Cobbled streets reminiscent of the old days

      Lined with houses reminiscent of the Edo Period!
    • Irie Houmeisyu

      Tomonoura specialty,One of the Houmeishu store of long-established.
      Healthy sake that has been around for a long time.
      Try on the Tomonoura of the souvenir Tomonoura
    • Site of Ryoma Sakamoto's Accommodation at the time of the Irohamaru Incident

      If you go here, you can Ryoma the feeling of Ryoma at that time !?
    • easy(There are miscellaneous goods such as pictures and batches)

      I found it while walking north along a narrow street to the east of Nunakuma Nunakuma Shrine!
      Do you like Kabuki !? We sell miscellaneous goods such as colored paper and goodwill drawn by the store manager (female).
    • Nunakuma Shrine(Numakumajinja)

      Gion Matsuri (Gion Festival) shrine boasting history and prestige, which is the former Kyoto Yasaka Shrine of Kyoto Yasaka Shrine, which is famous for the Gion Matsuri (Gion Festival).
      Oyumi Shinji (Shinto archery ritual) and Otebi Matsuri (fire festival) are famous as events.
    • Noh stage(Nunakuma Shrine)

      This Noh stage was built by Hideyoshi Toyotomi for the long-term comfort of his soldiers on the battlefield and was placed in Fushimi Castle, but when the second general Hidetada Tokugawa demolished Fushimi Castle, it is now Fukuyama Castle I Katsunari Mizuno it over to Katsunari Mizuno along with the Fushimi Yagura Turret Fukuyama Castle.
      After that, three generations Katsusada Mizuno to Manji year (1650's), was donated to the Tomo-no-tsu Gionsha (now Nunakuma Shrine
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    • Seafood delicacies

      Sea bream beach grilled / dried halfbeak / seaweed / chikuwa / gas heaven / tempura etc.
    • Houmeishu

      Healthy sake that has been passed down since ancient times.
      Brewed from glutinous rice / glutinous rice / shochu with 16 kinds of Chinese herbs.
      You can enjoy the unique flavor with the secret brewing method of each store.