Things To Do In mitoyo-shi


Special Things To Do to travel in mitoyo-shi that Japanese travelers and locals recommend.

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Tsushima Jinja Shrine

The Shrine for Children on the Setouchi Sea whose Door Opens only Once a Year

They enshrine the god for children's health and growth. Floating 250m from the seashore on the Stouchi Sea, it's gate is opened only once a year. Many people all over Japan visit this big event to pray for the children's good health.

An Evening Scene of the Festival Day Praying For Children's Growth and Health

This annual event is held from early morning to the midnight, and the sunset is specially nice. After the sun setting, a fantastic light up of the shrine appears.

Mt. Shiude

Have A Special Seat! Lovely View Of Setouchi

Seen from the mountain, islands of Seto Inland Sea are beautiful so much. Mt.Shiude is a popular spot to view Setouchi, called 'beauty of the sea with many small islands'. The observatory on the mountain top is famous, but this observatory beside the parking lot is a photogenic special seat.

Fascinating Spring Scenery Of Cherry Blossoms & Sea Of Setouchi

Mt.Shiude is a popular spot for the whole view of Setouchi. In spring, it gets crowded most in a year. Along the slopes of the mountain, numberless cherry trees are in full bloom proudly. And with the panorama of Setouchi, I want to burn the scenery into my eyes!

Chichibugahama Beach

Like Salar de Uyuni!? One Of The 100 Best Sunsets In Japan

Chichibugahama Beach is popular as a beautiful place for sunset viewing, and has a long shoal to the offshore. The reflecting scene on the water surface is like ' Salar de Uyuni' in Bolivia, since there's no wave in the shoal.

Flower Park Urashima

The Superb Flower and Ocean View in the Town that is the Top Marguerite Producer

The beautiful sight with a lot of white and pink marguerites seems a carpet made from cherry blossoms and snow. The view includes the Setouchi islands is a miracle and I felt affection of the local people from it. The best season is May.

Autumn Photogenic Spot! Nice View Of Cosmos & Seto Inland Sea

Flower Park Urashima is in Mitoyo which has many beautiful places. Marguerite in spring, and cosmos in autumn blooms here in front of the Seto Inland Sea. The collaboration of the sea and the flowers is really gorgeous!

Asahiyama Shinrin Park

A Picturesque Row of 2000 Cherry Trees

2000 cherry trees are the largest scale in Shikoku. They are planted to spread over the bridge and the roads, and from the observatory you can see the sea and mountains making a beautiful contrast. Here is the best spot of cherry blossom trees designed on purpose to be a picturesque scenery.

2000 Cherry Trees Of Somei Yoshino And Others

A park on the top of the Asahiyama mountain. You can get a 360-degree panoramic view of Mitoyo City and the sea of Setouchi.

Awashima Ocean Memorial Hall

Retro & Photogenic Japan's First Sailor School

It's a Japan's first school for sailor (closed in1987). A nostalgic pale green building is now a memorial hall with exhibitions such as ship models.

Kamonokoshi

A Legendary Beach Where Urashima Taro Helped A Turtle

It's said to be the right beach where Urashima Taro helped a bullied turtle appearing in a fairy tale. A small island and twilight scenery are nice and have a mysterious atmosphere.

A Sandy Road Appearing Only At Low Tide

Only at low tide, a sandy beach appears and you can go to the Maruyama Island on the other side. It's similar to the Angel Road in Shodo Island that appears only the limited period.

Missing Post Office

A Post Office Where The Letters Gather Beyond The Time & Space

Missing Post Office receive the letters written for yourselves in the future or someone you can't see any more. It's one of the art project, and exhibits the letters without addresses to be read by someone you don't know.

Fudo Waterfall

Fall Foliage And Fudo Waterfall, One Of The 100 Best Scenery In Kagawa Prefecture

Fudo Waterfall in Mitoyo City is one of the 100 Best Scenery In Kagawa, and you can enjoy cherry blossom in spring and fall foliage in autumn. It's located between Shippou Mountain that had a connection with Kobo Daishi (a great priest), so you can feel relaxed to see the water falls and autumn leaves together in this area with rich nature.

Nio Dragon Festival

Out Of Standard! Praying For Rain Festival With A Huge Dragon

Nio Dragon Festival' is hold to pray for rain in Mitoyo city, Kagawa Prefecture. A huge dragon made of straw and bamboo , which is as ling as 35m and weights 2t, is carried by 200 people. Then, the other people with buckets and water guns throw water from the both sides of the street. It's an exciting summer festival.

Tsushima-no miya Station

Fans of Trains, Don't Miss. The Rare Station 'Tsushima no miya' Opens Only Two Days in a Year

I think fans of trains also are inpatient for the event. According to the Tsushima Shrine festival once a year, this rare station 'Tsushima no miya' opens for only two days.

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