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Oki's History: Protected and Passed Down

What are the reasons for the diverse culture of the Oki Islands?

How did such a diverse cultural landscape develop on the Oki Islands? The development of history and culture in the islands can be linked to these key elements: Obsidian, Remote Island Exile and the Kita-mae-bune Trading Route.


Oki Obsidian


Omatsu Stone Monument


Emperor Gotoba

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