Top Things To Do In takamatsu-shi

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31 Top Things To Do In takamatsu-shi [1-25]

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.


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.

Ogi Port

The Scenery Of People Going To & Fro And A Shadow Art Changing Every Moment

This glass architecture is an exchange center and an information desk at Ogi Port. Various letters form the roof, and its shadow changes every moment to create the beautiful scenery of Ogi Island.

Toyotamahime Shrine

You Can Meet Cats, Too. A Scenic Shrine Of God For An Easy Delivery

According to one theory, this shrine enshrined Toyotama-hime who is a grandmother of the first Japanese Emperor Kammu, and known as a god for an easy delivery of baby. The scenery from the shrine is nice and cats living in Ogi-jima Island will give you a balm.

Walking Ark

To The Shining Sea Of Setouchi! A Photogenic Art 'Walking Ark'

We think the most attractive thing of Setouchi Triennale is the fusion of shining sea and arts. Here in Ogi Island, Walking Ark is very popular art that makes us want to take its photos.

Bussyozan Onsen Tenpyouyu (Hot Spring)

A Designed Hot Spring Facility You May Mistake a Café

The simple structure of white wall and wood is like a café. The thick water seems to be good for skin, open-air bath and water contains carbonic acid gas are popular among the young and elders.

Takamatsu Harbor

A Fashionable Port Represents Setouchi Area

Islands in Kagawa became famous because of the Setouchi International Triennial in recent years. Takamatsu Port leading to those islands is full of art works and very fashionable.


Refreshing Blue Scenery From An Observatory For Seto Inland Sea

A scenic place you arrive after Yashima Drive Way. The seasonal drink makes us more refreshing. What color do you want to adapt this wonderful blue world?


Damonte & Co. Making A Must Beverage And Homemade Food For Your Blissful Reading Time

Much to my surprise, this nice open-air café in front of the library was built by the owner himself and islanders. They provide a hell of a must beverage for a slow reading time in an island. Also alcoholic liquors.


Great Observatory Of Autumn Colors And Seto Inland Sea

A tourist spot Yashima is located only 20 min by car from the center part of Takamatsu. From the mountain top observatory, you can see the great view of red autumn colors and blue Seto Inland Sea at the same time.

Iwabu Hachiman Shrine

Golden World Of 600 Year Old Gingko Tree

A huge gingko trees of Kagawa Prefecture's natural monument whose age is estimated to be over 600 years old and the height is 33 meters. You can see the golden world of fall foliage all around the trees in autumn. There're lovely Ema ( you can write your wish on Ema and hang in the shrine) of gingko leaves.

Washigamine Observatory

Gorgeous View Of Fall Foliage & Seto Inland Sea At Megijima Island

At the highest mountain Washigamine in Megijima, the observatory commands a panoramic view of Seto Inland Sea, and what's more, fall foliage together. It's one of the things to see when you travel in the islands of Setouchi Area.

Ogijima Lighthouse

Ogi Island Lighthouse, One Of The 50 Best Lighthouses In Japan

Ogi-jima Island Lighthouse is unpainted and made from high quality 'Aji Stone' mined in Kagawa. It's selected as one of the 50 best lighthouses in Japan. The beautiful Seto Inland Sea makes the symbol of Ogi Island more attractive.

Takamatsu Festival

Huge Sounds Of Skyrocket! Seto Inland Sea Cruise

A summer festival of Takamatsu city. It's a cruise tour planned together with the festival. The ship is closer to the skyrockets than the ground. You can enjoy also the sunset of Seto Inland Sea.


Photogenic Arts You Can Experience With An Adventure In Tangled Alleys

Ogi-jima Island in Seto Inland Sea has many narrow and tangled slopes like a maze. Let's go ahead in adventure mood and see the photogenic arts exhibited in the old houses in the island.

Onigashima Cave

A Legendary Cave Famous For A Fairy Tale 'Momotaro'

A large cave in Magi Island called Oniga-shima (island of ogre). In the large cave like a maze, there are various ogres and art works. A legendary and mysterious cave is an attractive sightseeing spot.

20th Century Recall

Photogenic Piano Art '20th Century Recall'

An art work '20th Century Recall' is located at Megijima Island, Kagawa Prefecture. A grand piano with sails at seaside, it looks like a sailing boat. What melody does it play? You can enjoy very photogenic art!

Memory Bottle

Memories Became Illumination Of Art 'Memory Bottle'

An art work 'Memory Bottle' stuffed photos of islanders in Ogijima, is exhibited like an illumination inside a small warehouse. It's a romantic room of beautiful art made up with lightened and gathered memories.

Takamatsu Airport

The First Tap Welcoming Visitors To Kagawa

Arriving at Takamatsu Airport, why don't you taste the stock soup for udon noodle here at first? On the second floor, toward the international boarding gate.

Ogijima Observatory

Have A Stunning View All To Yourself! The Seascape From A Silent Observatory

There's an observatory standing alone in the lush greens you finally arrive after 15 or 20 minutes mountain-walking. You can enjoy seeing the beautiful calm Seto Inland Sea with some ferry boats coming and going without any interruption by other people.

Magijima Island Art Tour

Art Tour At Megijima Island Accessible In 20 Min From Takamatsu

In 20 minutes by ferry from Takamatsu, Megijima Island is the easiest destination for art tours. You can enjoy beautiful art works in concert with peaceful island. And more, for the art works stands very close to the port, you'll find them as soon as you land Megijima Island.

Koibito Misaki (Lovers Cape)

Romantic Breakwater Located On The Edge Of White Beach

3 minutes walk from the port, a white sandy beach spreads like an arch. And at its edge, there's a romantic and scenic breakwater called 'Koibito Misaki (Lovers Cape)'. You can enjoy the scenery of Seto Inland Sea to your heart content without any obstructions.

Iwaseo Hachiman Shrine

Cherry Blossoms Reflecting In The Water

Though many places of beautiful cherry blossoms, reflecting one is also nice.


A Wonderful Art Of Comfortable Sounds & Shadow Pictures

In the room of a warm old house, bamboo arts make rhythmical sounds by winds occurred from somewhere. I have no idea what and how makes these sounds. But this wonderful feeling makes us feel relaxed.


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