Onomichi's temples light up the night
Onomichi's temples are lit up in the evening to enhance your experience. Lights designed by a world renowned lighting designer illuminate the town's symbolic stone staircases and hills, as well as the city's five temples (Jikoji, Hodoji,Tenneiji, Saikokuji, Jodoji) and Onomichi Shindo Street. The Setouchi Palette Project features two opportunities to enhance your autumn travels. Enjoy Onomichi's beautiful fall foliage and long autumn nights.
< Shimanami cycling >
Feel the Setouchi breeze.
Nicknamed saka no machi, or "town of hills", the streets of Onomichi are lined with old temples and quaint buildings, and is well-known for its use as movie and novel settings. Onomichi is also famous as the starting point of the Shimanami Kaido Expressway, considered a mecca for cyclists, attracting countless cyclists from Japan and overseas. An array of cyclists, from young to old, novice to expert, come to the area to cycle at their own pace. Take a trip, and feel the Setouchi breeze that differs each season. Cycling Shimanami 2020, an international cycling event, is scheduled to be held in 2020.
< Pick up gourmet >
Introducing the new Onomichi Lemon Nabe recipe!
A Setoda delicacy, Lemon Nabe is Onomichi's newest best kept secret! With the cooperation of Onomichi City and local restaurants, we have created a brand new Lemon Nabe recipe!