ABOUT Nostalgic Shotengai
“Shiomachi Shotengai”, or Shiomachi Shopping Street, is a nostalgic, traditional shopping street stretching 600 meters from Setoda Port up to Kosan-ji Temple. Alongside community essentials such as the local post office and grocery stores, roughly 50 shops line the narrow street, including regional restaurants, gourmet and souvenir shops, making it a welcome introduction to the local lifestyle for any inquisitive visitor. Walking the Shiomachi Shotengai will immerse you in the local culture and pace of island life, while helping you to enjoy and understand the surrounding town.
NEWS Newsletter from Shiomachi
Savour the Riches of the Island
Walking down the Shotengai offers an abundant selection of gourmet and souvenir shops showcasing local specialities, such as the Setoda lemon and fresh seafood direct from the Local Port, guaranteed to satisfy even the most insatiable appetites.
Experiencing the Great Shimanami
The Shimanami archipelago, including Setoda, offers a vast range of activities, guaranteed to create unforgettable memories that make the most of the abundant nature of the mountains and the sea. Enjoy activities such as island hopping on bicycles, lemon harvesting, regional cooking lessons, fishing, marine sports and art and history tours.