About Onomichi City

  The city of Onomichi consists of many remarkable islands and is located in the eastern side of Hiroshima prefecture. It is a center of trade and sea transportation in The Seto Island Sea area. It has a mild climate through the year, and agriculture is one of the main traditional industries.

  Onomichi has been a center of tradition, culture, and industry in the Seto Island Sea area since ancient times.

  Now, Shimanami area is very popular as a cycling spot among active cyclists around the world. Shimanami Kaido connects Imabari, Ehime prefecture, to Onomichi, crossing many wonderful islands in-between. It provides a variety of attractive events, such as “Cycling SHIMANAMI” and “Setouchi Shimanami Kaido 3Day March.”