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Q: Location of Naoshima, island in Japan ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Location of Naoshima, island in Japan
Category: Reference, Education and News > General Reference
Asked by: chrisasking-ga
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Posted: 10 Sep 2005 17:17 PDT
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Question ID: 566604
Please refer me to an online graphic map that clearly shows the
location of Naoshima island in Kawagata, Japan. Thank you!
Subject: Re: Location of Naoshima, island in Japan
Answered By: czh-ga on 10 Sep 2005 19:32 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello chrisasking-ga,

Here are some links to maps and other references to help you locate
the town of Naoshima, in the Kagawa District in the Kawaga Prefecture
on Shikoky Island on the Inland Sea in Japan. The maps and graphics
give you both an overview and a specific location.


~ czh ~
Kagawa Prefecture -- Kagawa District ? Naoshima

Kagawa Prefecture (???; Kagawa-ken) is located on Shikoku island,
Japan. The capital is Takamatsu.

Naoshima (???; -cho) is a town located in Kagawa District, Kagawa, Japan.

***** These links all show the same map that gives a good overview of
the location of Kagawa Prefecture.

Galinsky Travel Pack

***** See diagram on Page 2 for the Naoshima Art Site.

Transportation to Naoshima

***** This site provides a very detailed transportation map for Naoshima..

Locations in Japan beginning with N - Naon to Narihirahashi
Naoshima, Administrative Division 
Naoshima, Kagawa, Populated Place  
Naoshima-cho, Administrative Division 
Naoshima-mura, Administrative Division  
Naoshima-son, Administrative Division  

Maps and coordinates for Naoshima, Kagawa, Japan are approximative and
not valid for navigation.

***** The links to various Naoshima locations give you the latitude and longitude.

Naoshima Map 
Introducing the locations on Naoshima which appear in: ?The Man with
the Red Tattoo?

***** This site provides an aerial photo of Naoshima.

Naoshima, Kagawa

***** This site gives you dozens of links to references to Naoshima if
you want to continue your explorations.

Contemporary Art of Japan
Next, travel by shinkansen (bullet train) and ferry to Naoshima
Island, a magnificent contemporary art destination located in the Seto
Inland Sea. Stay at Benesse House, a Tadao Ando-designed boutique
hotel and contemporary art museum perched like a modernist stone
castle on a ridge high above the sea. Explore Benesse Art Site and see
artwork by important artists such as Richard Long and Hiroshi Sugimoto
inside the museum, and installations by Yayoi Kusama, Cai Guo-Qiang
and others along the waterfront below. Visit Art House Projects, where
installations by James Turrell and others inhabit buildings? some
hundreds of years old, some brand new?in one of the island's local
villages. Dine on kaiseki (seasonal tasting menu) cuisine each night.
One day, journey across the Inland Sea to Takamatsu on Shikoku Island
to tour the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum and Studio.

***** This is a travel brochure description of Naoshima and its location.


Naoshima island Japan
Naoshima Kagawa

Clarification of Answer by czh-ga on 10 Sep 2005 20:34 PDT
Here are some more:
NAOSHIMA is a small island located in the Inland Sea between Honshu
(the main island of Japan) and Shikoku. You can reach NAOSHIMA by boat
from Okayama or Takamatsu.
Welcome to Naoshima Town's Home Page
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