Oshima is home to a national treatment facility for patients recovery from leprosy. Visitors are encouraged to join the Koebi-tai volunteer group's tours to learn about the island's history.
Koebi-tai Tours of Oshima
[Route] Community Center | Ossuary | Facility for Preserving Historical Buildings | Art Area
・Available every day of the Triennale.（Only cancelled for storms.）。
・Participants should gather five minutes before the tour start time near the entrance to the community center.
1st Tour 10:00a.m.-10:30a.m.
2nd Tour 12:00p.m.-12:30p.m.
3rd Tour 2:40p.m.-3:10p.m.
Island Cuisine Collaborations with Artists
The island is closed on August 7, 2019.
The entire island of Oshima is a sanatorium. Visitors should pay attention to signs and not enter patient living areas.
You can expect the last boat to Takamatsu to be very crowded, so leave some leeway in your plans.
Do not bring a bicycle.
No smoking allowed inside Oshima Seishoen Sanatorium.
No fishing on the beach or dike.
Outside the Triennale period, it will be opened only on the second Saturday and Sunday.