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Cat Island Tashirojima

田代島 | Tashirojima

Small island where cats outnumber people

Photo by Sanicha Yaklai

Photo by Sanicha Yaklai

Photo by Sanicha Yaklai

Photo by Sanicha Yaklai

Details

ADDRESS

Tashirohama, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi-ken 986-0023, Japan

ACCESS BY PUBLIC TRANSIT

To get to Tashirojima (田代島): About 1 hour by boat from Ishinomaki Chuo Ferry Terminal (石巻中央発着所). Board Ajishima Blue Liner (ブルーライナー) or Mermaid II (マーメイド II) bound for Tashirojima Island. Alight at Nitoda Port (仁斗田港). Ferry timetable here.

To get to Ishinomaki Chuo Ferry Terminal (石巻中央発着所): A 13-minute walk or 3 minutes by bus from Ishinomaki Station (石巻駅). Board Yamashita Kadonowaki Line (山下門脇線) bus, alight at Chuo Itchome (中央一丁目) bus stop. The ferry terminal is a 1-minute walk from bus stop. Bus timetable here.

ADMISSION

Free

LANGUAGES

Japanese only

HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

No

HOURS

9:00–15:30

CLOSED DAYS

None

PHONE

0225-95-1111

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