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Very efficient Port

This port is carefully laid out with a TI office and little cafe. The Kusama pumpkin is lit up at... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Elizabeth G
New Canaan, Connecticut
Play pumpkin

This is not only a big red Yayoi Kusama pumpkin art piece but you can go inside and play. There are... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
San Diego, California
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Naoshimacho Ichien | Miyanoura Port Ferry Terminal, Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

This port is carefully laid out with a TI office and little cafe. The Kusama pumpkin is lit up at night and is gorgeous!

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is not only a big red Yayoi Kusama pumpkin art piece but you can go inside and play. There are various holes cut into it to replace black dots. It is right by the harbour where the ferry comes in so please go see...More

Thank gzau
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This piece is very close to the ferry terminal so while waiting it's a good place to spend some time. It's open to go inside. Nothing great but it is really conveniently located, so quite a must.

Thank Vieltraveller
Reviewed 18 August 2017

There are two famous pumpkins by Yayoi Kusama in Naoshima, whose art decorates also Ginza Six. This red one is near the Miyanoura Port and you should find it as soon as you get off the ferry. You can go inside this pumpkin. Do not...More

Thank Ryusuke M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A lot of people visit Naoshima solely to see this piece of Art, which situated right next to the Ferry Pier. Def a must visit!

Thank Lraep
Reviewed 22 July 2017

As soon as you arrive on the island there is this red pumpkin, by Yayoi Kusama, by the port. It's a real introduction of what's to come!

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Beautifully located sculpture near Miyanoura port, check it after you get off the ferry. Also check the yellow pumpkin by Bennesse museum. All the crazy joy from one of the Japanese great artist alive, Ms Yayoi Kusama.

Thank Titomhr
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This artwork is located near Miyanoura port, so I recommend to see Akakabocha right after you get off a ferry. (There is another yellow pumpkin at the last stop of bus, entrance of bennesse museum)

Thank 동현 임
Reviewed 19 June 2017

They put the pumkins everywhere or so it seems. And not all Japanese dare to enter them and make fun of each other taking pictures. We dared them to do so by being the example!

Thank PVR2
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Quite a surprise. You are there, waiting to take the ferry, and as your eyes look over the area which is and of itself not very great you suddenlly see the Huge art that has made the artist famous-using colors not generally associated with her...More

Thank herbertundannettew
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