TOUR
CHUGOKU SHIKOKU

Naoshima "Island of Art" Tour (Round Trip from Osaka)

Tour Code :

GU0008Y2A

Departs from :

Osaka

Tour Brand :

Chugoku/Shikoku (Hiroshima, etc.) Walking Tour

change(s) from the previous year :

Price(Lowest) :

¥24,900 ~

Overview :

1. This walking tour is accompanied from Osaka by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter.
2. Visit the Chichu Art Museum, a must-see spot in Naoshima, the so-called island of art located in the Seto Inland Sea.
3. Enjoy looking at unique works of art such as Red Pumpkin by Yayoi Kusama, Naoshima Pavilion by Sou Fujimoto, Bunraku Puppet by José de Guimarães, and more.
4. At Uno Port, don't miss the sculpture Chinu, an artwork in the shape of a blackhead sea bream.

Itinerary

day1

07:30- Depart from Hotel Granvia Osaka Go to Shin-Osaka Station via JR conventional line train and on foot
08:14-09:13 60(min) Shin-Osaka Station - Okayama Station (Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seating)
09:54-10:37 Okayama Station - Uno Station JR Local Train, Transfer at Chayamachi Midway
11:00-11:20 From Uno Port to Naoshima (Miyanoura) Port
11:25-11:52 27(min) From Naoshima (Miyanoura) Port to Chichu Art Museum Board the Naoshima mini bus. At Tsutsujiso, transfer to the Benesse Art Site Naoshima shuttle bus.
160(min) Chichu Art Museum Visit & Lunch (Eat lunch on your own) Built in 2004, the Chichu Art Museum is a site for rethinking the relationship between people and nature. To avoid damaging Setouchi's breathtaking scenery, most of the museum was built underground. The building, designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando, houses permanent displays of artworks by Claude Monet, James Turrell, and Walter De Maria. While located underground, the space and artworks appear different throughout the day and the season due to the natural light shining in.
Customers are free to explore on their own inside the Chichu Art Museum. There will be no accompanying guide while touring. Thank you for your understanding.
The tour may be guided to Benesse House Museum in place of Chichu Art Museum. Thank you for your understanding.
14:40-15:28 48(min) From Chichu Art Museum to Miyanoura Board the Benesse Art Site Naoshima shuttle bus. At Tsutsujiso, transfer to the Naoshima mini bus.
15:30- 25(min) Stroll around Miyanoura Enjoy seeing monuments such as the Red Pumpkin, Naoshima Pavilion, Bunraku Puppet, and more.
16:02-16:22 20(min) From Naoshima (Miyanoura) Port to Uno Port
17:06-17:59 53(min) Uno Station - Okayama Station JR Local Train
18:26-19:46 75(min) Okayama Station - Shin-Osaka Station (Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seating)
Tour ends upon arrival at Shin-Osaka Station

GU0008Y2A

Remarks:Planning Company: JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
Address: 2-3-14 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1723)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
If the minimum number of participants (4) is not met by 7 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled.
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
Aside from the Shinkansen, public transportation will be used to move around on this tour. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
Please note that Shinkansen, train, and ferry times cannot be selected.
Shinkansen, train, and ferry times may vary depending on schedule revisions.
Depending on operational circumstances, certain tour dates may be canceled, or tour operation may cease entirely.
The tour may be guided to Benesse House Museum in place of Chichu Art Museum if it is closed or fully occupied. Thank you for your understanding. In this case, a refund of JPY 1,050 per adult will be refunded by the guide on the day of the tour. Refunds will not be issued for children.
The order of activities and arrival times may differ depending on road conditions and congestion at destinations.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
Hotel Granvia Osaka / 7:20
[Important Notes/Supplements: Guide/Tour Conductor]
Customers are free to explore on their own inside the Chichu Art Museum. There will be no accompanying guide while touring. Thank you for your understanding.
[Important Notes/Supplements: What to Wear/Bring]
As this is a walking tour, please wear shoes and clothing that are suitable for walking.
The itinerary features a number of transfers for the Shinkansen, trains, ferries, and buses, as well as a lot of walking. Please be aware of this when making a booking.