Best Places To Go In The Islands Of Kagawa Prefecture

Here're most attractive destinations to travel around the islands in Kagawa Prefecture. Such as Naoshima famous as an art island, and Shodoshima as the second biggest one in Seto Inland Sea, we selected top ones from 'special places to travel in Japan' posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been there, and released the ranking for places to go.

Best Places To Go In The Islands Of Kagawa Prefecture [1-10]

1Toyotamahime 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.

2Angel Road

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.

3Benesse House Museum

The Building Itself Is An Art. A Large Museum Surrounded By Nature Of Naoshima Island

This museum was opened on the concept of "coexistence of nature, art and architecture". And you can enjoy the modern art works and the building itself with the feeling of island's nature. For it stands on a hill, you can see the nice seascape from the terrace.

4Pumpkin

Best Attraction Of Naoshima! A Photogenic Art 'Pumpkin'

Yayoi Kusama's art work 'Pumpkin' has its beautiful yellow under the clear blue sky. Tourist from all over the world make a line to take pictures of this art.

5A national park Kankakei Gorge

Indescribably Beautiful Autumn Colors In Kankakei Valley

Kankakei in Shodoshima is one of the three most beautiful valleys in Japan, and best place to see fall foliage. The autumn colored mountains and Seto Inland Sea form indescribable scenery. I like the view seen from Takatori Observatory at the mountain top.

6Onigashima 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.

7Awashima 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.

8Walking 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.

9Missing 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.

10Koibito 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.