Shimanami Kaido Map | Cycling Route

What is the Shimanami Kaido?

Quite possibly the most famous of Japan’s cycling courses, the Shimanami Kaido (Map) is a stretch of islands linked by bridges that spans the Seto Naikai, or inland sea of southern Japan.

Situated between the main island of Honshu and the southern island of Shikoku, the Shimanami Kaido boasts views of turquoise seas, small fishing towns, endless islands of citrus, and the longest suspension bridge in Japan.

And the best part? you can ride it all by bike!

Shimanami Kaido spiral bridge up to the Kurushima Bridge.
Shimanami Kaido spiral bridge up to the Kurushima Bridge.

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Shimanami Kaido Map – English

Shimanami Kaido Map – Japanese 日本語

Shimanami Kaido Cycling Route Map
Shimanami Kaido Cycling Route Map [Photo taken in Onomichi at the start of the Shimanami Kaido Setouchi Sea Tour]
Full Shimanami Kaido Cycling Route Map
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Guide to Cycling the Shimanami Kaido

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Japanese Tourism Website for the Shimanami Kaido

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