The islands specialty product is octopus, and you can try the local octopus dishes in restaurants around the island – such as octopus rice and octopus tempura. You can explore the island on foot, as well as renting bicycles (500 JPY for 3 hours, deposit of 3,000 JPY required).
‣Project for wall paintings in lane 'Wallalley'
Colorfully painted walls can be found around the villages. The painting is done direclty onto the walls of the village houses. The local sights are painted onto the scrap wood collected around the island.
This is a piece of artwork from the Setouchi Triennale. It is currently used as the Ogi Community Hall, the tourism center and location of the ferry arrival / departure waiting room. On the roof are carved the words for wind and wave in eight languages.
‘Onba’ is a type of wheelbarrow, which has been restored and painted, and is now a three-dimensional piece of art. Literally ‘onba’ means pram, and is often used to carry things through the narrow roads of Ogijima.