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The [[gorge]] of {{nihongo|'''Kankakei'''|寒霞渓|Kanka-kei}} is a [[Cultural Properties of Japan|nationally-designated]] [[Monuments of Japan|Place of Scenic Beauty]] on the island of [[Shōdo Island|Shōdo-shima]], [[Kagawa Prefecture]], [[Japan]].<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.bunka.go.jp/bsys/maindetails.asp?register_id=401&item_id=2505 |title=神懸山 (寒霞渓) |publisher=[[Agency for Cultural Affairs]] |accessdate=12 February 2012}}</ref> Part of the [[Setonaikai National Park]], the heights rise to 812 m.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.env.go.jp/en/nature/nps/park/parks/setonaikai_7.html |title=Introducing places of interest: Setonaikai National Park (Kagawa Prefecture) |publisher=[[Ministry of the Environment (Japan)|Ministry of the Environment]] |accessdate=12 February 2012}}</ref>  In 1927 Kankakei was selected as one of the [[100 Landscapes of Japan (Shōwa era)|100 Landscapes of Japan]].<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.env.go.jp/nature/ari_kata/shiryou/031208-4-3.pdf |title=日本八景(昭和2年)の選定内容 |publisher=[[Ministry of the Environment (Japan)|Ministry of the Environment]] |accessdate=12 February 2012}}</ref>
 
The [[gorge]] of {{nihongo|'''Kankakei'''|寒霞渓|Kanka-kei}} is a [[Cultural Properties of Japan|nationally-designated]] [[Monuments of Japan|Place of Scenic Beauty]] on the island of [[Shōdo Island|Shōdo-shima]], [[Kagawa Prefecture]], [[Japan]].<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.bunka.go.jp/bsys/maindetails.asp?register_id=401&item_id=2505 |title=神懸山 (寒霞渓) |publisher=[[Agency for Cultural Affairs]] |accessdate=12 February 2012}}</ref> Part of the [[Setonaikai National Park]], the heights rise to 812 m.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.env.go.jp/en/nature/nps/park/parks/setonaikai_7.html |title=Introducing places of interest: Setonaikai National Park (Kagawa Prefecture) |publisher=[[Ministry of the Environment (Japan)|Ministry of the Environment]] |accessdate=12 February 2012}}</ref>  In 1927 Kankakei was selected as one of the [[100 Landscapes of Japan (Shōwa era)|100 Landscapes of Japan]].<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.env.go.jp/nature/ari_kata/shiryou/031208-4-3.pdf |title=日本八景(昭和2年)の選定内容 |publisher=[[Ministry of the Environment (Japan)|Ministry of the Environment]] |accessdate=12 February 2012}}</ref>
 
  
 
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Revision as of 06:10, 4 May 2012

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Template:Nihongo is the second largest island located in the Inland Sea of Japan. The name means literally "Island of Small Beans". There are two towns on the island: Tonoshō and Shōdoshima, comprising the district of Shōzu. It can also be reached from Okayama and Himeji in Hyogo.

Shōdo-shima is a popular destination for domestic tourism with natural features such as the Dobuchi Strait, the Angel Road, Shōdoshima Olive Park and the Template:Nihongo, Shōdo-shima is famous as the setting for the antiwar novel Template:Nihongo.

Shōdo-shima is also known for its olives, soy sauce, wild monkeys, and beaches. In addition, tourists are attracted to a miniature version of the 88-temple Shikoku Pilgrimage.

The island is also famous for being the first in Japan to successfully cultivate olives. Olive trees proliferate on the island and olive-related merchandise is quite popular with tourists. Milos, Greece is Shōdo-shima's sister island.

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Naoshima can be reached by boat from Uno & Okayama, Himeji in Hyogo (both in Honshu) and from Takamatsu (Shikoku).

From Okayama, a stop on the San'yo shinkansen, there are local trains directly to Uno (65 minutes) or you can take a bus to Shin-Okayama Port.

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The Kankakei Ropeway (寒霞渓ロープウェイ Kankakei Rōpuwei?) is a Japanese aerial lift line in Shōdoshima, Kagawa. It runs through Kankakei, a gorge on Shōdoshima Island. The gorge is known for its unique view, made by diastrophisms and erosions.

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Kankakei on Shōdoshima in the Inland Sea

The gorge of Template:Nihongo is a nationally-designated Place of Scenic Beauty on the island of Shōdo-shima, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.<ref>Template:Cite web</ref> Part of the Setonaikai National Park, the heights rise to 812 m.<ref>Template:Cite web</ref> In 1927 Kankakei was selected as one of the 100 Landscapes of Japan.<ref>Template:Cite web</ref>

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