The Tsuruhime Festival commemorates the young female leader of one of the maritime clans of the Inland Sea who defended her island domain at the cost of her life.
Kōno Michiari, the champion of the Kōno clan, lead his small navy in feats of heroism against the Mongol invasion.
One of the most historically significant shrines in Japan. Located on Ōmishima Island along the Shimanami Kaidō.
Island of artistic and religious significance in the Seto Inland Sea, and last major island on the Ehime side of the Shimanami Kaidō.