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Ishigaki Pier Rito Terminal

Ishigaki Rito Pier 石垣離島桟橋 is the place where most tourists visit during their trip to Ishigaki Island and other surrounding outer islands. Not only as an open space of tropical atmosphere but as venues of various type of events, the place attracts people.

 

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The pier near the terminal is common and popular place for most tourists to visit.

 

 

Ishigaki Island belongs to the city of Ishigaki and 8 inhabited islands of Taketomi Town - Taketomi Island 竹富島, Iriomote Island 西表島, Kohama Island 小浜島, Hateruma Island 波照間島, Hatoma Island 鳩間島, Kuroshima Island 黒島, Aragusuku Island新城島 and Yubu Island 由布島 - are located very close to the city.

 

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Islands of Taketomi Town (Source: Taketomi Town Official Homepage)

 

 

Those islands of Taketomi Town are very popular tourist destinations and everyone needs to go the Ishigaki Port Rito Terminal Builiding 石垣港離島ターミナル to buy tickets, collect information and get on and off ferries.

The terminal will be open at around 8:00 in the morning and closed around 6:00 in the evening. It is situated very near from the bus terminal and city government office.

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The statue of an island born prominent boxer Yoko Gushiken will welcome you at the aisle of the building.


 

The terminal is only 6 or 7 minutes away from Guest Room Arun Ishigaki and about a few minutes' walk from the 730 intersection and the bus terminal/