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Seto Inland Sea, Japan See/Do

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Despite the singular name, the Seto Great Bridge is actually six bridges that cut through five islands in the Inland Sea and connect Shikoku with Honshu, 13 kilometers (eight miles) away. These structures aren’t just engineering wonders (in...

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Ships entering the Inland Sea from China or Korea snake through the Kanmon Straits that separate the islands of Honshu and Kyushu—a passage so tight that it measures less than a kilometer (a half mile) at its narrowest point. To call this...

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Naoshima, Kagawa District, Kagawa Prefecture 761-3110, Japan

Of all the world's sculpture parks and complexes of site-specific art, those on the hilly island of Naoshima and the neighboring Teshima Island are among the most stunning. Both are home to pieces that belong to the renowned Benesse Collection....

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Shōdo Island, Shozu District, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan

The second largest of the Inland Sea’s islands, mountainous and rural Shodo Island is famous for its Kankakei Gorge, where maple and gingko trees blaze in a colorful display each fall, as well as the fine beaches along its 126 kilometers (78...

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Awaji Island, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan

Whichever side of Awaji—the Inland Sea's largest island—that you cruise along, you're guaranteed some breathtaking views. At the northern tip of the island, the Akashi Strait Bridge's central span is the world’s longest among...