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Shimanami Kaido - Local sea food and the sublime scenery

Destinations: Ehime
Time required: 1 Day
Challenge level: Beginner
Distance: 47km

This map is published to understand the entire course and may differ partially from actual traveling route.
For actual riding, please go through the bicycle road (or the blue line), follow the Road Traffic Law and enjoy cycling safely.

Let's Go!

Departure form Giant Store Imabari.

Run along the blue line (Road marking for cyclists) and head to Shimanami Kaido.
The blue line starts from Imabari station.


Road station "Yoshiumi Iki-iki Kan"

There are two long upslope before arriving Miyakubo port.Let's take a small break here, and get some supplements because there are still long way to the next rest area.
Run along the blue line and head to Hakatajima island.

Road station "Yoshiumi Iki-iki Kan"
●Address / 4520-2, Yoshiumichomyo, Imabari-shi, Ehime
●TEL / 0897-84-3710
●Opening Hours / 10: 00-16: 00 (Last order 15: 00)


Have a lunch around Miyakubo port.

Seafood bowl ! Also, Uni-bowl(Sea Urchin Rice Bowl) is highly recommended here .

There are some coffee shops around Miyakubo port.

Halfway point

Run along the blue line and head to Kurushima Kaikyo Ohashi Bridge.

After running down the Miyakubo Pass, let's head to the Yoshiumi rose park on the outer course.


Yoshiumi rose park

A beautiful place for take a break.

You can see the blooming rose in the rose season.

Yoshiumi rose park
●Address / 1292, Yoshiumichofukuda, Imabari-shi, Ehime
●Opening Hours / 9: 00-16: 00 (7 days a week)
●TEL / 0897-84-2111


Run through the outer route and head to Kurushima-Kaikyo Ohashi Bridge.

There is no ups and downs to Kurushima Kaikyo Ohashi bridge. The scenery from the Kurushima Kaikyo Ohashi Bridge is so gorgeous!!


The Kurushima-Kaikyo Ohashi Bridge

If you don't feel tired now…

How about visiting Kurushima Straits Observation Hall?
Cross the bridge and go up to the right and you will arrive there about 5 minutes.

(It take about 30 minutes from Kurushima Straits Observation Hall to Giant store Imabari.)


Here we are at Giant Store Imabari.


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