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Culture in Setouchi

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Culture in Setouchi

Welcome to Setouchi: a truly timeless place where ancient traditions mingle with modern life

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5 reasons to dine in Setouchi

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5 reasons to dine in Setouchi

From melt-in-the-mouth wagyu to potentially poisonous pufferfish, Christian Koch tucks into five of the finest foods Japan’s Setouchi region has given the world…

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Top 5 traditional stays in Setouchi

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Top 5 traditional stays in Setouchi

Kominka, a type of traditional Japanese house, are currently being turned into accommodation across the country with the Setouchi Tourism Authority aiming to restore 100 of them in the region by 2020. Here are five…

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What’s on in Setouchi in 2019

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What’s on in Setouchi in 2019

The Rugby World Cup headlines a busy year that includes frenzied dancing, naked wrestling and walking barefoot across burning embers…

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Top 5 art picks in Setouchi

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Top 5 art picks in Setouchi

From contemporary sculpture installation to reimagining of classic works, Setouchi offers a breadth of artistic experiences in its seven prefectures. Visitors can learn about the art of the region, explore Western masterpieces or simply sit…

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Video: Setouchi Island Hopping

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Video: Setouchi Island Hopping

Learn why these three thousand islands rising majestically from calmly flowing waters hold such a special place in the Japanese psyche. Go deep and you will see not just natural beauty, but the essence of…

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Video: The Inland Sea – Setouchi, Japan

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Video: The Inland Sea – Setouchi, Japan

The Setouchi region, the “Aegean Sea of the Orient”, is located in the west of the Japanese archipelago. Here we introduce to you the Setouchi region, where you can enjoy gourmet food, cycling, contemporary art,…

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