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Explore Itoshima: Himeshima

The following contents are based on the printed publication “Explore Itoshima”, published by Itoshima City in March 2019 and made in cooperation with Kyushu University students. For the most part, the text and photos are the same as in the printed publication.

Himeshima, or Princess Island, is just a 16 minutes ride by boat from Kishi Port, this tiny island hosts picturesque rocky shoreline and rustic shermen village, perfect for a calm and peaceful getaway. This lovely island is not to be missed when you visit Itoshima!

You can also play with adorable cats which are everywhere on the island.

Himeshima is a nice place for evening strolls and to enjoy the view of Itoshima from afar.

Other activities to do on the island are visiting the cabin where Edo Period poet Nomura Motoni was exiled to and paying respects to the Himeshima Jinja.

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Published: Aug 20, 2019 / Last Updated: Aug 26, 2019