Best Architectures In Shikoku

Here're best Architectures in Shikoku. We released a ranking of reviews about Architectures posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Shikoku.

Review Ranking

1

Address:162-2 Zentokukazurabashi Nishiiyayama-mura, Miyoshi-shi, Tokushima

Access:30 min by bus, from Oboke Station

At Iya in Tokushima, Kazura Bridge is one of the three most curious bridges in Japan. The bridge is made from hardy kiwi. You can enjoy the thrills of creaking and swinging of the bridge and nice view of the valley at the same time.◎Toll: Adult¥550 Child¥350 Open: From sunrise to sunset, throughout the year

2

Address:620 Higashi Iya Sugeoi, Miyoshi-shi, Tokushima

Okuiya Double Kazura Bridges have Obashi (Male Bridge) and Mebashi (Female Bridge). Male Bridge is longer and higher than Female Bridge. When you look down, you can see the mountain river through the floorboard, it's so thrilling. Can you go through this fear!?◎It's a different place from Iya's Kazura Bridge. You can cross many times by one entrance fee. Let's try to cross Female Bridge before you challenge Male Bridge.

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Address:3-1-3 Tori-cho, Imabari-shi, Ehime

Access:By car, 15 min from Imabari Kita IC, 20 min from Imabari Yunoura IC, or 70 min from Matsuyama Airport. Toll parking area is available. By bus, 7 min from Imabari Station to Imabari Castle.

Tel:0898-31-9233

Hours:9:00-17:00

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

4

Address:Bannosumidori-cho, Sakaide-shi, Kagawa

Access:It's located between Sakaide IC and Hayashima IC of Seto Chu'ou Speedway.

On a climbing tour of Seto-Ohashi Bridge, I could enter its anchorage. There are panels and models show the history of its constructions, you can learn about the great achievement.

5

Address:5-6 Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama-shi, Ehime

Access:By train, 25 min from JR Matsuyama Station to Dogo Onsen Station, then 5 min walk. By car, 30 min from Matsuyama Airport. Nearby toll parking area is available. By bus, 40 min from Matsuyama Airport.

Tel:089-921-5141

Hours:6:00-23:00

Dogo Onsen Main Building is a symbol of the Japan's oldest hot spring town. Some nearby hotels lend summer kimono 'yukata', and many tourists enjoy taking pictures of the historical building with yukata.◎Please enjoy onsen, too. At a second-floor lounge with comfortable breeze skimming along, you can have tea and sweets served only here.

6

Address:1941-1 Ko Nishimura Shodoshima-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Access:Bus: get off at 'Olive Koen Guchi (Olive Park Gate)', then walk 5 min. Car: 7 min by car from Kusakabe Port.

Tel:0879-82-2200

Hours:8:30-17:00

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.

7

Address:1062-3 Ogi-cho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa

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.◎Access: 15 min by bicycle from Oji Port. You can go on foot, too. On the way to the lighthouse, you can see the nice view of Setouchi.

8

Address:Tannoura Shodoshima-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Access:Bus: gett off at 'Eigamura-mae (Studio Front). Car: 45min from Tonosho, 35min from Ikeda, 25min from Kusakabe, 15min from Sakate, 40min from Fukuda

Tel:0879-82-2455

Hours:9:00-17:00

A movie studio of an open set in a movie 'Twenty Four Eyes'. It has retro photogenic scenery and also the view of Seto Inland Sea. Let's take picturesque photos here.◎Near the set of a school building.

9

Address:843 Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun, Kagawa

Access:Just the location of Naoshima Port (Honmura Port).

Miyaura Port on the west is well kown as a terminal of Naoshima Island. And a small boat terminal 'Naoshima Port' at Honmura area opened lately as a huge art work like clouds. Art island entertains us as soon as we arrive the island.◎Naoshima Port is called 'Honmura Port', too.

10

Ebisu Shrine

2 Review

Address:Gotanji Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun, Kagawa

Access:Bus: get off the bus at Tsutsuji-so, just right there. Bicycle: 30 min from Miyaura Port.

One of the 100 Scenic Spots In Kagawa, a torii stands on Gotanji Beach and faces to Seto Inland Sea. It's near an art work 'Pumpkin', so meny people enjoy taking pictures of this scenery.◎Access: at a beach just near a bus stop 'Tsutsuji-so'

11

Address:820 Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun, Kagawa

Access:10 min walk from Honmura Port. Go up the steps near the art work 'Kadoya'.

Go'o Shrine has been here since Edo period, and accepted art works when the shrine was repaired. The steps to the shrine are made of glass. Arts added to a solemn shrine, you can enjoy the new style of shrine.◎Visiting the shrine is free, but the underground demands admission fee. Access: go up the steps near an art 'Kadoya'.

12

Address:1317-2 Awashima Takuma-cho, Mitoyo-shi, Kagawa

Hours:[2nd・4thSat]13:00-16:00

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.◎5min walk from a port. It was used as a real post office. You can send a letter with no address and read exhibited letters here.

13

Address:1541 Awashima Takuma-cho, Mitoyo-shi, Kagawa

Tel:0875-84-7884

Hours:9:00-16:00

Closed:Mon

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.◎No entrance fee. 3min walk from a port and it's a symbol of Awashima.

14

Sakate Port

1 Review

Address:1849 Kou Sakate Shodoshima-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Access:, Shodoshima-Island, Shozu-gun, Kagawa, Shikoku, Japan, Asia

A wall painting 'Shodoshima Engi Emaki' is one of the project of Setouchi International Art Festival. A painter Miki Okamura painted the concept of an artist Kenji Yabe. The close description is an art worth seeing. What's more, very Instagenic!◎It's located at Sakate Port of Shodoshima Jumbo Ferry.

15

Takaya Shrine

10 Review

Address:2800 Muromoto-cho, Kanonji-shi, Kagawa

Access:By car, 60 min from Sanuki Toyonaka IC via Fudō Waterfall, to the nearest parking area, and walk 150 meters. Or, 20 min from Sanuki Toyonaka IC to the mountain foot shrine, then 40 min walk to the upper shrine.

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.

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Address:127-16 Fukushima-cho, Marugame-shi, Kagawa

A ferry connecting Marugame Port in Kagawa and Honjima Island, one of the Shiwaku Islands. Enjoying such an opportunity, you might want to come out to the deck rather than stay inside. Honjima Island gathers attentions because of the Setouchi Triennail.

17

Address:3-2 Kitahama-cho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa

Coffee shops, variety shops, a beauty salon, arts and incentive things there are! Why don't you experience the young energy given from the warehouse street?

18

Address:892-1 Kotohira-cho, Nakatado-gun, Kagawa

Access:To the lowest entrance, by car, 15min from Zentsuji IC, 50min from Takamatsu Airport. The toll parking areas are available. Or, 10min walk from Kotoden Kotohira Station.

Tel:0877-75-2121

Hours:6:00-18:00

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

19

Address:14 Ariake-cho, Kanonji-shi, Kagawa

Kan'onji City is known for luck with money because there's a stand where has got the winning lottery of the highest prize money in Japan. People who see this huge sand picture of old currency 'Kan'ei Tsuho (寛永通宝)' can be favored with money for a lifetime.◎The sand picture is on the seaside. The observatory stands in the same park and it's easy to find the One Way gate. 5min from the foot by car. You can also walk to the observatory.

20

Reoma World

3 Review

Address:40-1 Kurikuma Nishi Ayauta-cho, Marugame-shi, Kagawa

Tel:0877-86-1071

Hours:10:00-

Reoma World, a largest amusement park in Shikoku Region, has an area where Asian heritages were reconstructed truly in smaller size, and the atmosphere is like that country! There're temple of Angkor and mosque that make you feel like traveling in the world, and you can take nice pics for your Instagram!◎This is an area called 'Oriental Trip'. The illumination is held everyday. You can go up to this area by the illuminated longest escalator in Japan.

21

Address:Urado, Kochi-shi, Kochi

A shrine for the maritime safe and love achievement. When you visit Katsurahama beach, stop here, too.

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Address:Urado Katsurahama, Kochi-shi, Kochi

13.5m statue of Ryoma Sakamoto is on the small hill top. He's a famous and popular great man born in Kochi. The Pacific Ocean looks very beautiful from here.

23

Kochi Castle

5 Review

Address:1-2-1 Marunouchi, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Access:By car, 15min from Kochi IC, 30min from Kochi Airport, 10min from Kochi Station. By bus, 10min from Kochi Station, and get off at 'Kochi-jo Mae (in front of Kochi Castle).

Tel:088-824-5701

Hours:9:00-17:00

24

Address:Ichiban-cho, Marugame-shi, Kagawa

Access:10min walk from JR Marugame Station. By car, 15min from Sakaide Kita(North) IC, 12min from Sakaide IC, 40min from Takamatsu Airport.

Tel:0877-25-3881

Hours:9:00-16:00

If the weather is better, you can see the Seto Ohashi Bridge and the sea clearer. Iinoyama mountain called Sanuki Fuji, and Shikoku mountain range. Since there're no high building in the west, you can see the sun setting in the moat of Marugame Castle.

25

Uzu Road

2 Review

Address:65 Tosadomariurafukuike Naruto-cho, Naruto-shi, Tokushima

Tel:088-683-6262

Hours:9:00-18:00

Tokushima's famous attraction 'Uzu no michi' has a bracing view on both sides, and a thrilling view at your feet.

26

Miyaura Port

2 Review

Address:Miyanoura Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun, Kagawa

Access:Miyaura Port

It was designed by SANAA who has won The Pritzker Architecture Prize. The building matches the clearness of the sea.

27

Address:3449-1 Naochima-cho, Kagawa-gun, Kagawa

Access:Bus: get off at Tsutsuji-so, then change to a free shuttle bus. Bicycle: 50 min from Miyaura Port via Honmura. Or 25-30 min on the seaside road, though it's steep.

Tel:087-892-3755

Hours:10:00-18:00

Closed:Mon

You can enjoy many kinds of arts and the museum building itself.

28

Address:2 Koura-cho, Imabari-shi, Ehime

At Kurushima Strait observatory, you can view around farther from higher place. You have to go up the stairs as many as 100 steps to the observatory.

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Address:2-5-2 Koura-cho, Imabari-shi, Ehime

You can see the powerful view of the bridge from its feet.

30

Gold Tower

3 Review

Address:8-1 Hamaichiban-cho Utadu-cho, Ayauta-gun, Kagawa

Tel:0877-49-7070

Hours:10:00-3:00

Gold Tower is a landmark in Utazu Town. It has a fascinating elegance, doesn't it? You can have a fine view from the observatory.

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Ehime

Address:5-6 Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama-shi, Ehime

Access:By train, 25 min from JR Matsuyama Station to Dogo Onsen Station, then 5 min walk. By car, 30 min from Matsuyama Airport. Nearby toll parking area is available. By bus, 40 min from Matsuyama Airport.

Tel:089-921-5141

Hours:6:00-23:00

Dogo Onsen Main Building is a symbol of the Japan's oldest hot spring town. Some nearby hotels lend summer kimono 'yukata', and many tourists enjoy taking pictures of the historical building with yukata.◎Please enjoy onsen, too. At a second-floor lounge with comfortable breeze skimming along, you can have tea and sweets served only here.

Tokushima

Address:162-2 Zentokukazurabashi Nishiiyayama-mura, Miyoshi-shi, Tokushima

Access:30 min by bus, from Oboke Station

At Iya in Tokushima, Kazura Bridge is one of the three most curious bridges in Japan. The bridge is made from hardy kiwi. You can enjoy the thrills of creaking and swinging of the bridge and nice view of the valley at the same time.◎Toll: Adult¥550 Child¥350 Open: From sunrise to sunset, throughout the year

Kagawa

Address:1941-1 Ko Nishimura Shodoshima-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Access:Bus: get off at 'Olive Koen Guchi (Olive Park Gate)', then walk 5 min. Car: 7 min by car from Kusakabe Port.

Tel:0879-82-2200

Hours:8:30-17:00

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.

Kochi

Address:Urado, Kochi-shi, Kochi

A shrine for the maritime safe and love achievement. When you visit Katsurahama beach, stop here, too.

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