Shikanoshima Island


Explore history and spectacular scenery on an island connected by land to the Uminonakamichi, a 30-minute drive from Hakata.

Shikanoshima, a land-locked island that appears in Manyoshu, is a scenic spot where the national treasure, the golden seal of the King Han Kun Kun Kun, was discovered.
A drive via Uminonakamichi through Mongolian mounds, the Golden Seal Park and other historical sites on the island is recommended. Also famous as a leisure base, it is a spot where you can enjoy nature to the full, including swimming, fishing, scuba diving and motocross.
Size: 11 km in circumference, 5.8 sq km in area.

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 811-0323 福岡県福岡市東区志賀島
Address Shikanoshima, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka
Access 30 mins from Hakata Pier by Fukuoka City ferry (bound for Shiga Island).

*Information on facilities is subject to change. Please check each official website for the latest information.


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