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We have great places in Ehime Prefecture that were posted by travelers and the locals who have actually traveled there. Ehime is located northwest of Shikoku Region, and famous for Dogo Onsen, the oldest hot spring town in Japan. You can enjoy Dogo Onsen of course, and what's more, cycling at islands in Shimanami Kaido Sea Road, and the local specialty food Tai-meshi (grilled seabream with rice) are also popular in Ehime Prefecture.

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Shimonada Station

A Scenic Unmanned Station Near The Seto Inland Sea

Shimonada Station is well known as a scenic station which is the closest to the sea. It has appeared in movies and TV dramas. And many tourists come to see this beautiful scenery at the time of train arrivals. I want to see it much longer!

Dogo Onsen Main Hall

The Hot Spring Facility that is a National Important Cultural Property and a Model of Studio Ghibli Film "Spirited Away"

The Studio Ghibli Film "Spirited Away" is modeled on it. Regardless of nationality, people warm their body and look happy in the historical hot spring. Then I recognized again the Japanese traditional custom as wonderful one.

Imabari Castle

The Imabari Castle Illuminated Every Night as Symbol of Imabari

The Imabari castle is illuminated in warm-color and looks like floating. Of course, it's also good in daytime.

Ishizuchi Shrine

A Shrine At A Top Of The 1982-Meter Mountain

The mountain 'Ishizuchi-san' is the highest in western Japan. It's one of the 4 Ishizuchi-Shrines. When you go there, you have to use a chain to climb. And the path is called 'Chain Ascetic Training'. It's like a very risky thing to do!

Matsuyama Castle

100 Best Castles In Japan. A Magnificent View Of A Castle With The Sea

It's located in the central of Matsuyama with the easy access, and going up on the lift would be one of the attractions. I was very surprised at the beauty of the keep, that only twelve keeps remained in Japan. It's one of the best 100 castles in Japan, but the very best one among them.

Iwaya-ji Temple

A Spectacular Rock Cliff Of A Buddhist Temple

One of the dangerous spot of Shikoku 88 Buddhist Temples, Iwaya-ji Temple. It was built with the rock cliff at its back, and the scenery is so superb that has introduced in The New York Times.

Mine Topia Besshi

The Mysterious Land Called 'Oriental Machu Picchu' in the Sky

It is called Japanese Machu Picchu as well as Takeda-castle in Hyogo and was the copper mine site. The misty view is very fantastical like being in the sky. Because Peru ambassador to Japan visited here, I think it's one-up the other owns in Japan.

Tatara Shimanami Park

The Perfect Location for Seeing Tatara Ohashi which is One of the Longest Oblique Bridges

This longest-lank oblique bridge shows high construction techniques in Japan. The spot is the perfect location for seeing it and it seems swan spreading own wings.

Enman-ji Temple

Pray With 'Omusubi-dama' At A Very photogenic & Spiritual Power Spot For Love

Located at Dogo Onsen Town, Enman-ji Temple has a big statue of Jizo, and you can take a grace for long life, avoiding fire accidents and what's more, good fortune for love. You can make a wish with colorful 'Omusubi-dama'

Shikoku Karst Mezuru-daira

Very Close To The Sky & Clouds! The Great Nature In Shiokoku Region

Shikoku Karst is the most highest among the three famous karsts in Japan. Many cattle walk around and wind power generation goes around at this area called Mezuru-daira. For its campsite, here's one of the popular spots.

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