Enjoy scenic views of beautiful islands, the inland sea, valleys, and Japanese agricultural landscape. The Imabari region of Ehime Prefecture has the Setonaikai National Park along with a number of natural parks and scenic spots. It offers plenty of inspiring experiences that are unique to this region through the rich nature, seasonal flowers, and hands-on sightseeing activities. How about a complete trip in Imabari where you enjoy fresh seafood or famous yakitori (grilled chicken on skewers), and have a relaxing time in onsen?
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It is located in Setonaikai National Park，the area is attractive for its beautiful sceneries of islands dotted around the calm sea. Shimanami Sea Route，which links Onomichi City in Hiroshima with lmabari City in Ehime. It has the world's only cycling path across the straits that is attracting cycling enthusiasts in Japan and abroad as an appealing cycling course.
Kurushima Strait Fast Whirling Tide Ride (Uzushio Experience)
Kurusruma Strait is one of the three strongest tidal currents of Japan. It drops up to 2 meters depending on the rising and falling of the tide，1O-meter diameter whirlpools can be seen at sprint tide.
Michinoeki Tatara Shimanami Park
Michinoeki Tatara Shimanami Park has a local specialty market and restaurants. It is a superb vista with a view of one of the world's greatest cable-stayed bridges，the Tatara Bridge.
Murakami Suigun Museum
In the Warring States Period, the Murakami Suigun Naval played an important role taking responsibility for security, sea traffic as well as being equipped for war. The museum displays valuable literature and unearthed articles used by the Suigun Navy to give you a memorable insight of the Navy’s history.
Tokoro Museum Omishima
At Tokoro Museum Omishima Island，you can see modern sculptures by the likes of Giacomo Manzu who sculpted the doors of St. Peter's Basilica.