Megijima is one of the venues of the Setouchi Triennale 2016 throughout the season and is dotted with a number of art pieces, making it another perfect place for taking relaxing strolls. It takes only 20 minutes to get to Megijima by ferry from Takamatsu Port, making it a favorite destination via the city. The island is also known as Onigashima, or Island of Oni. Oni are typical Japanese folklore villains, often translated as demons, devils or ogres. It is said that long ago, Megijima harbored demons.
Area: 2.67 square kilometers / perimeter 7.8km
20 minutes via ferry from Takamatsu Port
[TRANSPORTATION ON THE ISLAND]
Rental bikes or a public bus to the cavern
Rental Bikes - Available at the Onigashima Oni-no-Yakata, at the harbor.
*The roads on the island have many slopes and steps, so be careful not to bike too fast. Observe the traffic rules when cycling.
Bus - The bus leaves the harbor as the ferry arrives.
*Note: no busses operate on Tuesdays or from December to February