Things To Do In kagawa


Special Things To Do to travel in kagawa Prefecture that Japanese travelers and locals recommend.

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Ritsurin Garden

Picturesque Night Cherry Blossoms Of Three Michelin-starred Garden You Should See Once

Michelin Grreen Guide Japan gives 3-star to Ritsurin Garden. You should visit the cherry blossom illumination event in spring. Though there're not many trees, picturesque night cherry blossoms are proud of its impressive beauty scenery.

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!

Koseiwazuchi Shrine

A Big Stone Seems To Fall Down From The Mountain Top

A shintai (an object of a deity spirit) of Koseiwazuchi Shrine is Kasane-iwa Stone on the mountain top. It stands very close to the cliff above the Seto Inland Sea, which makes you wonder 'why doesn't it fall down?' or 'why dose it stand such a place?'.

The Grand View Of Setouchi Waiting On The Top Of Steep Steps

Kose Iwazuchi Shrine is located on the western edge of Shodo-shima Island. After climbing up the steep steps and slopes completely, you can find the wooden torii and the wonderful view at the same time. The beautiful scenery of Setouchi can make me refreshed after a kind of exercise.

Angel Road

The Emergence Rate is 33%! The Sand Road Called 'Angel Road' that is Rumored About that a Couple Become Happy If They Can Cross it while Holding Hands with Each Other

The Engel Road appears twice a day and totally for only 8 hours at low tide. So, it's 33% emergence rate. if you go there, you must check the time.

A Lover's Sanctuary♡ Angel Road Where Lovers Become Happy Forever

The sand beach appearing by the tidal range is called Angel Road, and it's said that lovers who cross this road by holding hands can become happy. I recommend to visit here at romantic dusk.

Nakayama Senmaida

This is the Suitable Landscape Here. And the Only One in Kagawa as the 100 Beautiful Rice Terraces in Japan

There is the only one such a beautiful landscape of rice terrace in Kagawa that is selected as the best 100 in Japan. As you see, the contrast between blue and green is nice. I think it symbolizes peaceful Shodoshima Island. As the roads to the photo spots are narrow, going on foot is better than by a car.

Beautiful Scenery Of The Country! One Of The 100 Best Terraced Rice Fields In Japan

Located at Shodoshima Island, Nakayama Senmaida is one of the 100 most beautiful terraced rice field in Japan. Surrounded by the mountains in the island, the green and gold rice fields spreads like stairs, and it's a comfort scenery of old time in Japan. I thought it beautiful for the first time in my life. The best season is between May and September.

Setoshirube

The World's First Glass Lighthouse that is a Romantic Symbol of Takamatsu

The world's first glass lighthouse is called 'Red Lighthouse'. It maintains sea transportation and is a romantic symbol of Takamatsu.

Busshozan Farm Sunflower Field

55 Thousand Sunflowers Blooming In A Retro Town

Busshozan means 'mountain with living Buddha', and prospered as a temple town. In summer, as many as 55 thousand of sunflowers color the retro town. Though it's hot, it's a best place for 'summer flower viewing' making you refreshed.

Seto Bridge

The Great View From The Top Of Seto Ohashi Bridge That You Should See Once In Your Life

It's an irregular event tour but worthwhile to visit once in your life. You can specially climb to the top of it (normally keep out) and see the large panorama of Seto Inland Sea.

Climbing Seto Ohashi Bridge Tour That You Can Enjoy Thrills And Superb Views

A superb view spreads as far as you can see, but when I see my feet, there is also a kind of superb view with full of thrills. This tour is not for a sightseeing but for professionals.

Shodoshima Olive Park

The Best Premium Landscape in Shodoshima Island, the Birthplace of Olive in Japan

The Landscape with the windmill surrounded by olive trees and facing the blue sky is the best premium one in the serene Shodoshima Island. It was built as a memory of affiliating with Milos Island in Greece. So, the island boasts the landscape similar to the Aegean sea.

A Film Set 'corico' Used In Ghibli Movie 'Kiki's Delivery Service'

A live-action movie 'Kiki's Delivery Service' of Miyazaki Movie used this open set. It's located in Shodoshima Olive Park and appeared as a bakery Kiki worked for. The shop 'corico' now sells cute goods and herbs with the movie's atmosphere as it is.

Takaya Shrine

Torii In The Sky Is Must-See. A Scenic Shrine Becoming More & More Popular

Takaya Shrine is located at Inazumi Mountain which is over 400m above the sea level. The reason for the popularity is the world seen over the Torii in the sky! Seto Inland Sea and the townscape of Kan'onji are very moving scenery. A reward which comes after climbing up the mountain.

Ichinomiya Seashore

Like A Hawaiian Resort Park At A Town Of Chosa

Toyohama of Kan'onji City is famous for festival of gorgeous Japanese drums called Chosa. There're playground equipment designed by a famous carver Isamu Noguchi, and shallow beach for swimming over the beautiful grass. It's full of resort atmosphere.

Like Hawaii In Kagawa!? A Romantic 'Lover's Sanctuary' With Beautiful Sunset

Ichinomiya Park located along the seashore, is full of resort air like Hawaii with the lawn to the whole park and palm trees. And it's selected as 'Lover's Sanctuary' and popular spot to see the romantic sunset. Let's ring a bell, too!

Road Of Hope (Kibo no Michi)

A Path Appearing By The Ebb And Flow Of The Tide

Joga-shima Island has a path that appears by the ebb and flow of the tide, just the same as a popular tourist spot Angel Road in Shodoshima. It's named 'Kibo-no Michi (Road Of Hope)', and has become more popular day by day. It's surrounded by beautiful clear seawater.

Honenike Pond

A Dam Like An European Old Castle

Located at Kan'onji City, Hounen-ike Dam is an Important Cultural Asset and its landscape like an European old castle is popular as a tourist spot. The discharge with roar is very impressive!

Teshima Art Museum

The Scenery Is An Art, Too. Teshima Island's Stunning View Only Visitors Can See

Teshima Art Museum at Teshima Island in Kagawa. As well as the main art building, you can enjoy the scenery of Seto Inland Sea and terraced rice fields before you arrive there. Because of the good location, this scenery is one of the arts that the museum visitors can see.

Teshima Art Museum: Nature Of Teshima Island & The Building Influence Each Other, And Invite You To Another World

A concrete building without any pillars. Its two holes are open as if it rains, and take in the sunshine, winds and rains on Teshima Island as they are. Mysterious movement of a 'spring' that changes every moment in the art and its sounds attract people for many hours.

Danyama Okazaki Park

A Wonderful View Of Setouchi Stays In Our Memory Forever

At Teshima Island where many art works are exhibited, the islanders admire the panoramic view of Setouchi as beautiful as the arts. The scenery seen from Danyama Mountain in the center of the island, is so beautiful that I'll never forget this forever.

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.

Reoma World

Miraculous Aurora Show In Japanese Amusement Park

Aurora can be seen in Kagawa!? A largest amusement park in Shikoku Region 'Reoma World has miraculous aurora show. The latest light technology shows aurora, and it wavers in the sky with music. You can enjoy the fantastic night view that beyond your imaginations.

The Largest Scale Of Illumination In Chugoku-Shikoku Region

It has won Japan Illumination Award for consecutive three years, and it's the largest scale with 2.5million lights in Chugoku-Shikoku Region. So shining illuminations including projection mapping. My special instagrammed spot in this area!

Kotohira-gu (Kompira-san)

The Next Strongest Spiritual Power Spot After Kotohira Main Shrine! An Inner Shrine Located As Many As 1368 Steps Above

Above the hard distance of 1368 stone steps, there's an inner place 'Izutama Shrine'. It's called a protecting god of this main Kotohira Shrine and filled with spiritual power. And, only people who reach here at last can get this original good-luck charm embroidered 'tengu' with such a power.

Long Stairs Of 785 Steps To The Main Shrine, 1368 Steps To The Inner Shrine

Although it's very long stairs, you may be able to get a sense of accomplishment and wonderful views from there.

Sanuki Toyohama Chosa Matsuri Festival

Toyohama's Heated Festival For Lifting Gorgeous 'Chosa' of 2tons High In The Sky

Chosa is a drum stand. Here in Toyohama, 23 chosa get together, rock around each other, and people lift them up high in the sky at the finale.

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