[Kagawa]Shōdo Island is known as “Olive Island”.2014.01.08

Shōdo Island is an island located in the Inland Sea of Japan.


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The island was the first area of Japan to successfully grow olives, and is sometimes known as “Olive Island”. Therefore olive trees proliferate on the island and olive-related merchandise is quite popular with tourists. Shōdo-shima is a popular destination for domestic tourism in Japan.

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In addition to natural features such as the Dobuchi Strait, the Angel Road, Shōdoshima Olive Park and the Kanka Gorge.


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