Tomonoura is an old port town located in Fukuyama City with more than 1000 years of history. For a long time the port has supported the town as a transportation crossroad of various industries, and it still has the same picture today. The night-light and stepped pier of the harbor have been conserved since Edo Period (1603-1867) and they are actually used as they have been. Around the harbor area is the townscape preserved since those times, drawing droves of tourists strolling along the atmospheric streets. One of the popular souvenirs of Tomonoura is Homei-shu. It is medical liquor famous in this area and said to be effective for sensitivity to cold and fatigue. Taicho-ro which is located next to Fukuzen-ji Temple is a guesthouse built in Edo Period. The picturesque view of the ocean from the house was so marvelous that a Korean envoy marked it as "the most beautiful scenery in Japan". Please take time wandering around Tomonoura and feel the atmosphere and smell of the port town with rich history.