Shodoshima Island

Shodoshima Island

Shodoshima Island is an island with 169.8 square kilometers, including more than 20 sub-islands. Salt has been produced on the island since the Yayoi period (1000 BC- mid-300 AD), and the island developed as a salt manor for the Imperial family and shrines, etc. Wild monkeys can be seen on the island, and there are many famous sightseeing spots such as Choshi Gorge, Olive Garden, and Film Village.
The island is also home to a variety of local performing arts, such as rural kabuki performance, Yasuda Odori (dance), Yashissi (dance), and Sekibushi (dance). Visitors can experience the unique customs of the island.

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