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Life at Tomonoura contains varieties of sounds of luring their journey. Cats wandering around temples, fish sellers at port area, fishermen on the boats.
Casual scenes, peaceful taste and harmonious BGM are inviting the hearts of travelers.
We wish you to stay at Tomonoura like actually living here. We suggest how to spend time as if visiting your hometown.
Recognition of Japanese Heritage
A port town of early modern times surrounded by the evening calm of Seto Inland Sea～Tomonoura where daily life merges into the sepia-colored port town～
Tomonoura, Fukuyama-city is located at the east end of Hiroshima Pref., in the middle of Seto Inland Sea. Tomonoura is an elegant port town with magnificent scenery with rich nature, townscape appointed as "National Preservation District of Important and Traditional Buildings" in Nov., 2017 and the port facilities from Edo-era are still remaining. The story which tells about the traditional and cultural charms of Tomonoura "Tomonoura the most picturesque port-town in modern period covered by evening calm where the daily life blends into sepia colored port town" was recognized by the Agency of Cultural Affairs as a Heritage of Japan in May, 2018. Each of the local aspects has its own outstanding feature such as historic background as a tide-waiting port and culture, tradition, life locally rooted and inherited over generations. Tomonoura locates at a very convenient place not only for visiting Tomo, but also visiting Onomichi and Shimanami Sea Route are very famous for literary sites, movie film locations and cycling course. Kurashiki is also famous for its beautiful sites.
PR Video of Tomonoura A Japanese Heritage
Charms of Tomonoura are not only its scenic beautiful noted places and historic spots, but also its long-lasting culture and the breathing of people's lives in this historic stores and houses on the street. Stepping into the town of Tomo, you can feel the Tomo-like charms such as the time comfortably and slowly flowing, scenery of fishers, fish merchants and local people chatting, stonepaved alleys and paths, crowds at festivals.
PR Video of Tourism in Fukuyama
Fukuyama city locates in the middle of Seto-Inland-Sea. There are other many attractive resources other than Tomonoura, such as Fukuyama Castle, 400-year-old anniversary in 2022, National Trasure Myouo In, and Abuto Kannon. Please enjoy beautiful scenery of Seto Inland Sea and Fukuyama which changes their apperance within the day.
Discover Tomonoura Together
"Fun together" with the theme of "experience" Sea kayaks, Tamatsu island trekking, open-air baths, etc. Here are 10 activities to make friends with the calm Setouchi sea and nature.
Taste Tomonoura Together
"Eating together" with the theme of "food" Seafood such as sea bream and shrimp with fishermen and cooks I have cut it out.
Study and learn from the past and develop the new
When you hear the comfortable sounds here and there, and are encased by the tones at Tomonoura, your heart will be filled with nostalgia. Tones and sounds loosen your heart and will take you to the good and far old days.
Showing up a little bit earlier and enjoy some walk at Tomonoura
Take some walk at Tomonoura untill checki n time. There are many recommended sight-seeing spots in walking distance from the Hotel. Photo of Joyato. Frequently used as a location site in TV dramas. On the way to Joyato, you can feel the atmosphere of Tomonoura here and there, and can also hear the comfortable sounds from Tomonoura. A bit earlier you come, a bit more you feel lucky.
Taking a walk around may bring some unexpected encounter.
There are many encounters at Tomonoura which you seldom experience. Small animals in nature and old shrines and temples standing still in the peaceful scenery. The building kept the time-honored patterns of Japan. And also the people passing by. Tomonoura is a place that somehow heals your heart. You can feel the home of heart as it is in the famous phrase "study and learn from the past and develop the new".
On your way to tonight's restaurant, enjoy the sunset of Seto Inland Sea.
There are many famous restaurants in the vicinity of Shiomachi Hotel. Original and Japanese cuisine cooking the catch from Seto Uchi, multinational cuisine cooking luxurious ingredients and Café style restaurant offers mainly western style cuisine and so on. You may find it difficult to chose which restaurant, but you sure would be satisfied whichever you choose. The restaurants in our site are carefully selected and specially recommended.
Bathing in the hot-springs at Tomonoura and off we go to journey of tomorrow
Not only our semi-open-air bath or hi-tech bath at Shiomachi Hotel, but you can also enjoy other hot springs with our Yumeguri Sanpo program. It is also elegant to take a walk-out after taking a bath. Healing fatigue of the day and making plans for tomorrow. Thinking back the scenes and encounters of the day enjoying some drink at our Café & Bar before going to bed. Then take your time in your comfortable room. Please spend precious time in your cozy and relaxing room till you fall asleep. Well, where do we go for breakfast tomorrow?