• Kagawa
  • 8/28/1985
  • M

a computer programmer who loves udon noodle

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Awai Shrine is a popular hydrangea spot in Kagawa Prefecture. There're about 3000 trees of hydrangea in the precinct. What's more, hydrangea floating on the hand-purifying fountain is also attractive, and many visitors get a shrine stampbook with a hydrangea seal.◎There's a walking path with hydrangea at both sides. You can walk it in 20 or 30 min.

Mampuku-ji is famous as a wisteria temple in Kagawa Prefecture. The wisteria trellis with some kinds, white and purple, spreads the length of the precinct, which is worth seeing. I could enjoy the bright spring scenery from the bench under the roof of wisteria.◎Best season to see starts from the end of April to the beginning of May. In 2018, they're in its best on 4/22.

A specialty of Okayama, 'Demikatsu-don' has pork cutlet on rice with demi-glace sauce. Nomura is famous as its birthplace. The thick, rich and sweet sauce is excellent with the crisp cutlet. I have no doubt that it's a delicious local specialty food in Okayama.◎It's called also as 'Domikatsu'. A specialty Demi-glace sauce cutlet on rice 800 yen.

Kotohira-gu Shrine has a nickname 'Kompira-san' and it's famous for the long approach with as may as 785 steps. And in spring, the cherry blossoms decorates the precinct beautifully. Let's walk up the long steps under this beautiful scenery!◎You can see the cherry blossoms all over the shrine.

Honenji Temple is a family temple of Matsudaira, a general of old Takamatsu Clan. The scenery of cherry blossoms coloring the precinct with a five-storied pagoda, is wonderful. Especially, you can see its most beautiful view from the opposite bank of the pond!◎A udon noodle restaurant 'Ryuun' in the precinct is very popular. And you can enjoy cherry blossom viewing at Busshozan Park next to Honenji Temple.

Toryo Park is a famous for the 1500 cherry blossom trees. It commands also the Seto Inland Sea, and has enough spaces to open picnic blankets and eat lunch anywhere. You can have a nice hanami with your families here. ◎Free parking area is available.

Marugame Castle is famous for the highest and beautiful stone walls. And it's also known as a cherry blossom viewing spot whose castle tower is surrounded with pink blossoms. Many people come to enjoy hanami party. Don't miss the outlook over the sea!◎Parking area is available near the castle. By the way, the stone wall is the highest, but the castle tower is the smallest in Japan.

A small stream with esplanades located at a quiet residential area. In spring, it becomes a great hanami (cherry blossom viewing) spot combining cherry blossom tunnel, flower raft (floating fallen petals on the water are called like this), reflections, and even carp. There're everything that fascinate the fans of cherry blossom!◎It's located at the rear of a cafe 'creer'. You can see cherry blossom reflections on the water at night!

Tokiwa Park is popular as a scenic spot with an observatory commanding Seto Great Bridge and beautiful mountain called Sanuki Fuji. In spring, it's known as a nice hanami (cherry blossom viewing) spot. You can enjoy cherry blossoms with these refreshing scenery!◎Going toward a wedding hall St. Angelina near here, then you can find Tokiwa Park easily. There're many electric wires, so it's a little difficult to take pictures without them.

Kamata-ike Pond is known as a great cherry blossom spot. The pond is just good for a walk, and many cherry trees encircle the bank. There's a cherry blossom tunnel near a school at the shore!◎Parking area is available at Kamata-ike park.