Best Tourist Spots In Kagawa

Here're best Tourist Spots in Kagawa. We released a ranking of reviews about Tourist Spots posted by travelers and locals who have actually been to Kagawa.

Best Tourist Spots In Kagawa [1-10]

1Chichibugahama Beach

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.◎The beach is about 1km long. Parking lot for more than 100 cars (it tolls in the season for swimming).

Chichibugahama Beach in Mitoyo, Kagawa. It's called as Japanese Uyuni Salt Lake. We aimed for 30-minutes magic hour when the low tide and the sunset happen at the same time. It's really amazing scenery! I think I want to come again soon!

Chichibuga-hama, located Mitoyo, Kagawa Prefecture, is a beach as long about 1 km. In the twilight, the gradations of the sky are reflected on the tide pools, and you can take mystical pictures like shadowgraphs.

2Ritsurin Garden

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.

Ritsurin Garden has won 3-star in Michelin Green Guide Japan. You can see the beautiful autumn scenes everywhere in Ritsurin Garden. There's no bustle, though it's located in the central city in Kagawa, and it's like an oasis.◎Ritsurin Garden is 3,5 times as large as Tokyo Dome. Autum Illumination: 11/23-12/3 in 2017

It's pity to rain during our travels, but Japanese gardens can make it picturesque beauty. Especially, rainy Ritsurin Garden is impressive! The rainy mist covering the mountains, ripples on the calm pond give more tastes to the atmosphere. Autumn colored leaves in rains are calmly beautiful.◎For Ritsurin Garden is located in the urban district, it's convenient to access by public facilities and bus. There's a large parking lot for cars.

3Takaya Shrine

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.◎Walk: 40 min from the parking lot of the foot of the mountain. The road is paved in the first half, but after that, it a mountain path. And there're steep steps at the end near the top. Car: you can access to the shrine by car from Fudo Waterfall.

Walking along the steep slope from the parking area, you can see the scenery of Seto Inland Sea expanding as far as the eye can see, and a torii arch seems to stand in the sky. The scenery was really breathtaking.◎Trains and bus are not convenient, you should go by car to Inazumi Mountain Observatory. The parking area is free, and 150 meters walk along the slope, you can arrive the torii arch.

4Sanuki Mannou Park

About 4000 trees of kochia change into the autumn colors and make a red carpet in Sanuki Man'no Park. Its fluffy silhouette is lovely, so I felt relaxed and wanted to see them without thinking anything.◎Use the North Parking Lot and you can find them soon. The best season is from the middle of October to the end of October.

Sanuki Manno Park is a famous site of Kochia in Kagawa Prefecture. You can see as many as 4000 lumpy and fluffy Kochia that turned in autumn color from the middle of October to the late November.

There're some cosmos fields at the 350 ha site, 13 times as large as Tokyo Dome. You can see the beautiful yellow cosmos planted on the way to a tea house Chikuhu-an from the entrance square, and take pictures of colorful cosmos planted around the lawn area.◎Autumn colored kochia at the same time of cosmos is also must-see. Manno Park has various event on weekends in autumn, so you can enjoy it with all of your families. Admission fees and parking fees are needed.

5Flower Park Urashima

Flower Park Urashima, located at Mitoyo City which has the biggest production of marguerite in Japan, is a scenic spot you can enjoy both flowers and Seto Inland Sea. This year, I found the lovely heart shape made of pink marguerite flowers.◎Free parking area is available. No entrance fee. The best season to see is from the beginning of May to the the middle of May.

Flower Park Urashima is in Mitoyo which has many beautiful places. Marguerite in spring, and cosmos in autumn blooms here in front of the Seto Inland Sea. The collaboration of the sea and the flowers is really gorgeous!◎Best season is from the middle of October. In 2017, they will start to cut the cosmos on 10/30. Free parking lot is available.

The beautiful sight with a lot of white and pink marguerites seems a carpet made from cherry blossoms and snow. The view includes the Setouchi islands is a miracle and I felt affection of the local people from it. The best season is May.

6Shodoshima Olive Park

Located at Shodoshima Olive Park, The Greek Windmill was built as a proof of a sister island to Milos Island. And this windmill facing to the beautiful Seto Inland Sea and surrounded with olive trees is a best place to take pictures in Shodoshima Island.◎Access: 5 min walk from a free parking lot of a Road Station: Shodoshima Olive Park. You can also walk from a neighboring Olive Garden.

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.◎Located in Shodoshima Olive Park and near the parking lot.

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.

7Bussyozan Onsen Tenpyouyu (Hot Spring)

Busshozan Onsen is chic and modern hot spring. Its onsen is good of course, and I like its restaurant's shaved ice very much. Even the last spoon makes me happy for its deliciousness.◎They offer shaved ice from May to November.

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.

It's a popular shaved ice served by a chic onsen like a cafe! It's perfect for us to eat shaved ice after taking onsen! For its fluffy ice, we can eat all of it easily.

8Kotohira-gu (Kompira-san)

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.

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

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.

9Sanuki Winery

At an only winery in Shikoku Region, 'Sanuki Winery', you can eat a mellow wine soft ice cream of 100% Concord grape juice and fragrance of Sanuki wine. The percentage of alcohol is under 0.1%, so you don't have to worry about driving a car!◎Sanuki Wine Soft Cream 300 yen. The percentage of alcohol is under 0.1%, you can drive a car after eating.

You can eat it only here, the wine made from the grapes grown in the warm climate in Setouchi. It's the only winery in Shikoku region. Of course, it's non-alcohol.

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A Visit Tour Of Sanuki Wine

It's for free. A sweet-scented Sanuki wine that were made from grapes grown in a Setouchi calm climate. You can tasting, too.

10Kagawa Prefectural Kikaku Park

Kikaku Park is a popular spot to see cherry blossoms in Kagawa Prefecture. On the straight street floating on the lake, there're very photogenic tunnel of 200 cherry blossom trees!◎This is the best 'hanami' place in the east part of Kagawa Prefecture. Best season of cherry blossoms is from the end of March to the beginning of April.

A beautiful scenery seen closely or from a distance. Usa Shrine is in front of the pond, the row of the cherry blossom trees 'someiyoshino' makes me feel thankful, somehow.

1500 flower sweet flags. Please walk deep into the park. There was crowded by families and people taking pictures.

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