Production of dried seafood is a major industry on Sugashima.

  • 菅島港
Production of dried seafood is a major industry on Sugashima, which receives plenty of sunshine and strong northwesterly seasonal wind in the winter. The wide range of dried seafood made on the island includes cut-open and Iseebi no Hirakiboshi, which is original to the island. At the center of the island is Oyama mountain, a hill known for the colorful foliage of the shrub benitsuge in around February. Sugashima lighthouse is also a visitor attraction. In January, The yumitori ritual is held at Sugashima jinja in January to pray for a big catch. The population is 616 (as of February 29, 2016) .
● Circumference approx. 13 km

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Address 三重県鳥羽市菅島町
Directions Approx 17 minutes from "Toba Marine Terminal" By ferry.

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