Top things to do in Mano & Sawata

Cafe in Mano & Sawata


On a bend in the road at the southern tip of Mano Bay, this unexpectedly excellent bakery/cafe serves a wide variety of baked goods as well as coffee, cold drinks and ice creams. The outside tables overlooking the w…
Tomb in Mano & Sawata

Mano Go-ryō

Pine and cherry trees mark the entrance to this cremation mound, which honours Emperor Juntoku, who was forced into exile on Sado in the early 13th century.
Buddhist Temple in Mano & Sawata


Sado-ga-shima's oldest temple (dating from AD 741); although sadly neglected, it's still beautiful.
Buddhist Temple in Mano & Sawata


This Buddhist temple is home to a five-storey pagoda.
Museum in Mano & Sawata

Sado Museum of History & Tradition

Tireless robots and holograms illustrate Sado's history and festivals.