Aoshima Island (Cat's Island)"Aoshima (Neko no Shima)"Paradise of Cats
- Address:Nagahama-cho ozu-shi Ehime
- Recommended Season: All seasons
- The Degree of Secret Places:
"Aoshima" is a small island on Setonaikai (Seto Inland Sea), ozu-shi Ehime, where more than 100 cats live whereas only about 15 islanders live.
It sure is an exciting place for the cat lovers, since there are so many kinds of cats on this island.
For those people who are crazy about cats and want to visit there, there is a periodical passenger ship service from Ehime.
Please make sure the departure time since it differs depending on each season.
There are only two boats; one in the morning, the other in the afternoon and also the ship could often have a cancellation of a sailing due to the wave's condition or the judgment by Captain.
Please check the weather forecast before you visit the island.
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Kisoji Tsumago-juku Inn Town of the Past Edo Era
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Yokkaichi Factory Area
Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter
Kazura Bashi Bridge
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Cedar Avenue of Nikko
Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel
Double Diamond Mount Fuji
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Aoshima Island (Cat's Island)
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