Chugoku and Shikoku are two distinct regions separated by Seto Inland sea. Two long bridges, one called Seto-ohashi on the east side, and another one called Shimanami Sea Way on the west side, connect to each regions.
Not only general sightseeing spot such as Atomic bomb dome in Hiroshima, Kurashiki Bikan historical quater, Dogo hot spring in Matsuyama, Tottori sand dunes, Izumo Taisha shrine and etc., but appealing activities and events such as Setouchi Shimanami kaido cycling, Shikoku Prigrimage, Setouch modern art festival, fruit picking etc… attract more and more tourists from around the world.