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Island of bullfights
About 20 powerful bullfights take place yearly in 13 bull rings on the island.


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Tokunoshima’s East China Sea coastline is spotted with cliffs and oddly shaped rocks that have been created by years of natural erosion of coral reef.

Aze Prince Beach

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This beautiful beach on the northeast coast of Tokunoshima got its name in 1969 when then-Crown Prince Akihito and Princess Michiko visited the area.

Agon 300-year-old Banyan Tree

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At more than 300 years old, this beautiful specimen of gajumaru (banyan) is the oldest and largest tree on the island.

Cape Inutabu

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Located on the southwestern coast of Tokunoshima, Cape Inutabu is a triangular Ryukyu limestone cliff jutting out into the sea.


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Mushiroze is the name for a granite coastline, which can be found on the northwestern tip of Tokunoshima.

Kanamisaki Sago Palm Tunnel

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This narrow pathway through a 200 meter-long tunnel of sago palm trees gives a tropical island feeling.

Commemorative Statue of the 46th Yokozuna, Asashio Taro

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Inokawa is home to a commemorative statue of Asashio Taro (1929–1988), a Tokunoshima-born sumo wrestler who was named yokozuna, the highest rank in sumo.

Tokunoshjma Tourist Guide