Shodoshima is located in the Seto Inland Sea as a part of Kagawa Prefecture heavily related to Japanese Mythology as one of the original islands created by Shinto Gods. The name of the island translates into small bean island, which was formerly referred to the azuki bean, but known today for soy beans of the soy sauce plantations on this island. Shodoshima has a well balanced mix of history, culture, art, as well as luxurious resorts and hot spring hotels. The temples of the Shodoshima 88 Temple Pilgrimage attract worshipers to travel around Shodoshima which takes around 2 weeks on foot. While the hot spring hotels provide a rejuvenating experience followed by a traditional Japanese style kaiseki cuisine, known worldwide as eatable art, prepared with local produce on the island. Couples can stroll on the sandbar of Angel Road which connects 3 small islands to Shodoshima, appearing during low tides with a saying that ensures and strengthens the couple’s relationship if they cross the sandbar successfully hand in hand. The Setouchi Triennale art festival which takes place once every 3 years are held at several permanent art venues located on the island attracting art lovers into the mix of travelers. Other locations including the original stone cutting workshops with quality stones left behind from during the sengoku period of Japan, Senmaida rice fields, and beaches with Mediterranean atmosphere are all just some of the attractions provided by Shodoshima.