Onomichi is another coastal town that is quaint with an old-fashioned atmosphere, but more modern than Tomonoura. It is home to a lot of creative projects so one can expect lots of insiration to be found throughout the city.
In 2015, Onomichi had a mini famous-moment with Hiroshima Tourism Board’s Google Street View project that’s mapped from a cat’s perspective. You can see the world through a cat’s eyes and explore restaurants and shops in the area.
We settled our lunch at Onomichi U2, located at the starting point of Setouchi Shimanami Kaido – the only connection between Honshu (Japan’s main island) and Shikoku possible by foot or bicycle, also a famous Sea Crossing Cycling Route for cycling enthusiasts, where you can enjoy a ride as you appreciate the calm serene Seto Inland Sea. read more