How much does it cost to stay at Benesse House?
The Benesse House is the top level accommodation on the island, and room rates start from around 30,000 yen per night.
Can you stay on Naoshima?
In 2019, the year of the Setouchi Triennale, Naoshima is a trending destination for everyone, not just artsy folks. To experience staying on the island, either of these offer a comfortable stay and memorable experience. Plan early whenever you go – hotels on Naoshima are slim and tend to fill up quickly.
How do you become a Benesse House?
The easiest way to get to Benesse Art Site Naoshima is from either Takamatsu Port or Uno Port. For guests who are going directly to Inujima, taking passenger boat from Hoden port is the most convenient.
What is Naoshima known for?
contemporary art museums
Naoshima (直島) is an island in the Seto Inland Sea that is known for its contemporary art museums, architecture and sculptures.
How do you get to Naoshima Island?
Naoshima has two public ferry ports: Miyanoura and Honmura. Most tourists enter Naoshima through Miyanoura Port on the island’s west coast. Miyanoura is served by ferries to/from Takamatsu, Uno and Inujima. The ferry terminal at Miyanoura Port serves as the information center and transportation hub of the island.
Is Naoshima worth visiting?
Naoshima is an island really worth visiting if you like modern art. There is really a lot of art to see and all quite close to each other as well. I really liked the Art House Project, great idea and project, and the Chicu Art Museum (great art in great architecture, still happy I have seen that).
How much time do you need in Naoshima?
As for how long to stay, while visiting Naoshima as a day trip is possible, it would be quite rushed – so we typically recommend spending at least one or two nights on the island.
Can you swim in Naoshima?
Can you swim in Naoshima? The answer is thankfully, yes. It’s not the most publicised attraction on the island but there is a designated sandy, swimming beach area.
How do you get around Naoshima island?
Getting around Most tourists enter Naoshima through Miyanoura Port on the island’s west coast. Miyanoura is served by ferries to/from Takamatsu, Uno and Inujima. The ferry terminal at Miyanoura Port serves as the information center and transportation hub of the island. It also provides coin lockers and bicycle rentals.
What is on Naoshima Art island?
This little-visited art island is home to the Seirensho Art Museum, its very own “Art House Project,” and the Seaside Inujima Gallery. Once on Inujima, you can simply get around on foot. Enjoy your visit to Naoshima and Benesse Art Site, and make sure to also see our post on Japan’s best art destinations!