Best Places OF Japanese No.1 In Shikoku

Here're best Places OF Japanese No.1 in Shikoku. We released a ranking of reviews about Places OF Japanese No.1 posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Shikoku.

Review Ranking

1

Nikobuchi

4 Review

Address:1278 kiyomizukamibun Iyono-cho, Agawa-gun, Kochi

A waterfall basin 'Niko-buchi' belongs to the branch of Niyodo River whose water quality is the most beautiful in Japan. The very clear water like emerald is called Niyodo Blue, and here is a popular place to see it. Though the path is severe, you can meet the mysterious scenery!◎You can find a signboard on the way to 'Green Park Hodono'. To the waterfall basin, you need to hold the chain for about 4 meters. The most beautiful time is when the sun stays right above.

2

Address:3-8 Ookubo Futami-cho, Iyo-shi, Ehime

Access:25 min by car from Iyo IC. 50 min by train from JR Matsuyama Station.

Tel:089-994-5852

Shimonada is one of the stations of JR Shikoku, located Iyo, Ehime Prefecture. When we stand at the station, the sea is in front of us! For this wonderful view, it has used as a location of movies and TV series. What's more, Shimonada Station is a good place to see the setting sun.

3

Address:Kashiwajima Otsuki-cho, Hata-gun, Kochi

Near Kashiwa-jima, there's a stone most similar to Kan'non Image (the Goddess of mercy) in Japan. About 30 meters tall Kan'non Stone like putting her hands flat together. I was surprised at the strong scene of the standing cliff on the Pacific Ocean.◎Access: just before Kashiwa-jima Island, there's a parking lot along the prefectural road43. You can see it after climbing up the steps about 2min.

4

Address:Kashiwajima Otsuki-cho , Hata-gun, Kochi

Access:By car, 125 min from Shimanto Chūou IC, 200 min from Kochi Airport, or 185 min from Kochi Station.

Kashiwa-jima Island is located at the westernmost of Kochi Pref. People say the clear emerald sea isn't worse than Okinawa's, or more like the Mediterranean. It was not easy to go there, but I could enjoy like being a paradise.◎For threre're craggy places under the bridge, you need to ware marine shoes and rash guard.

5

Address:O'otado Yusuhara-cho, Takaoka-gun, Kochi

One of the three biggest karsts in Japan, Shikoku Karst is located at more than 1000m above the sea level, and has magnificent nature. Among this area, Godan-kogen Highlands is the most beautiful spot where you can see Ishizuchi Mountain and panoramic view of karst. And, don't forget, cattle!◎Along the Route 383, the western side of Tengu-kogen Highlands. You can find the signboard of Godan-kogen Highlands.

6

Address:Otsu Yoshiuno Tsuno-cho, Takaoka-gun, Kochi

One of the three big karsts in Japan, Shikoku Karst lies in 1400 meters above, which is the highest, and spreads both Ehime and Kochi. On the side of Kochi, Tengu Kogen (Highlands) has lush pampas grass and limestone rocks, the mountain chain in the behind. You can enjoy the great nature in the sky!◎On the Route 383 from Kochi, 5min by car after going through Tengu-sou. There're parking space for about 10 cars on the left side. And climb on foot about 3min.

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Address:2171 Ko Nishimura Shodoshima, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Access:Bus: get off at 'Olive Hill (Olive-ga Oka)'. Car: 20 min from Tonosho Port, 10 min from Ikeda, 5 min from Kusakabe, 15 min from Sakate, and 35 min from Fukuda.

Tel:0879-82-4260

Hours:8:30-17:00

Shodoshima is a first place where succeeded in olive cultivation. And, Olive Garden has the oldest tree that has borne fruit for 100 years. I was fascinated by its aura totally different from others.◎Location: 2 or 3 min walk from a parking lot of Olive Garden

8

Address:412 Kitayama Tonosho-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Access:Bus: from Tonosho Port, get off at 'Kitayama' and walk 3 min. Car: 10 min from Tonosho Port

Tel:0879-62-0682

Shimpaku is a kind of juniper and popular for Japanese 'Bonsai'. At Hosho-in Temple, this sacred tree is said to be 1500 years old and the only Shimpaku that designated as a special natural monument. It's like a tree where Totoro and Mei met for the first time (in Ghibli movie),and very mysterious.◎Free parking lot is available. The wooden path was equipped in 2017 for protect its roots, and you can walk around the tree easier.

9

Address:2580-1 Kou Tonosho-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Access:Car: 7 min by car from Tonosho Port, enter from the signboard 'Olive Forest オリーブの森' on the 254th prefectural road.

This huge olive tree bears flowers and fruits even now the age of 1000. The unique shape also has the strong life force. Located at a lookout point, it could be nice for you to sit on a bench near the tree and enjoy the Shodoshima Island's time passing slowly.◎Access: the signboard 'Olive Forest オリーブの森' on the 254th prefectural road. 7 min from Tonosho Port by car. You can see it for free.

10

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.

11

Address:Sata, Shimanto-shi, Kochi

Access:By car, 80min from Shimanto-cho Chuou IC, 20min from JR Nakamura Station, 125min from Kochi Station, 135min from Kochi Airport

Shimanto River is said to be the clearest river in Japan. There're some subsiding bridges, such as Sata Bridge, that sink in the water when the river goes up. You can walk on the bridge, and also cross it by car! Shimanto River is so clear!◎You can access by also trolley bus from Nakamura Station.

12

Address:529-1 Tsumu Takuma-cho, Mitoyo-shi, Kagawa

Access:By car, 25 min from Mitoyo Tossaka IC, 70 min from Takamatsu Station, 65 min from Takamatsu Airport.

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.

13

Address:Orono Kamiyama-cho, Myozai-gun, Tokushima

Kamiyama-cho, Tokushima, aims to become the most beautiful town of weeping cherry blossoms in Japan. Weeping cherry trees and canola flowers are planted mainly National Route 438 and all over the town, and they are so photogenic! It's no problem to say here as No.1 in Japan.◎Season: the beginning of April. Access: by car. There're many view spots all over the town. In the period of full bloom, so many people visit here that the routes will get choked with traffic.

14

Address:56 Shimobun Toji Kamiyama-cho, Myozai-gun, Tokushima

Kamiyama-cho aims to become a town of the most beautiful weeping cherry trees in Japan. Among the many trees in this town, theses two weeping cherry trees at Myo-ou ji Temple are special. They're so big that they come out over the road, and like a beautiful curtain of cherry blossom.◎Season: from the end of March to the beginning of April. Access: by car, and parking lots are available.

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Shikoku Area

Ehime

Address:3-8 Ookubo Futami-cho, Iyo-shi, Ehime

Access:25 min by car from Iyo IC. 50 min by train from JR Matsuyama Station.

Tel:089-994-5852

Shimonada is one of the stations of JR Shikoku, located Iyo, Ehime Prefecture. When we stand at the station, the sea is in front of us! For this wonderful view, it has used as a location of movies and TV series. What's more, Shimonada Station is a good place to see the setting sun.

Tokushima

Address:Orono Kamiyama-cho, Myozai-gun, Tokushima

Kamiyama-cho, Tokushima, aims to become the most beautiful town of weeping cherry blossoms in Japan. Weeping cherry trees and canola flowers are planted mainly National Route 438 and all over the town, and they are so photogenic! It's no problem to say here as No.1 in Japan.◎Season: the beginning of April. Access: by car. There're many view spots all over the town. In the period of full bloom, so many people visit here that the routes will get choked with traffic.

Kagawa

Address:529-1 Tsumu Takuma-cho, Mitoyo-shi, Kagawa

Access:By car, 25 min from Mitoyo Tossaka IC, 70 min from Takamatsu Station, 65 min from Takamatsu Airport.

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.

Kochi

Nikobuchi

4 Review

Address:1278 kiyomizukamibun Iyono-cho, Agawa-gun, Kochi

A waterfall basin 'Niko-buchi' belongs to the branch of Niyodo River whose water quality is the most beautiful in Japan. The very clear water like emerald is called Niyodo Blue, and here is a popular place to see it. Though the path is severe, you can meet the mysterious scenery!◎You can find a signboard on the way to 'Green Park Hodono'. To the waterfall basin, you need to hold the chain for about 4 meters. The most beautiful time is when the sun stays right above.

Ehime

Shimonada Station

13 Reviews

Shimonada is one of the stations of JR Shikoku, located Iyo, Ehime Prefecture. When we stand at the station, the sea is in front of us! For this wonderful view, it has used as a location of movies and TV series. What's more, Shimonada Station is a good place to see the setting sun.

Tokushima

Sakura Kaido (Cherry Blossom Route)

1 Reviews

Kamiyama-cho, Tokushima, aims to become the most beautiful town of weeping cherry blossoms in Japan. Weeping cherry trees and canola flowers are planted mainly National Route 438 and all over the town, and they are so photogenic! It's no problem to say here as No.1 in Japan.◎Season: the beginning of April. Access: by car. There're many view spots all over the town. In the period of full bloom, so many people visit here that the routes will get choked with traffic.

Myo-ou ji Temple

1 Reviews

Kamiyama-cho aims to become a town of the most beautiful weeping cherry trees in Japan. Among the many trees in this town, theses two weeping cherry trees at Myo-ou ji Temple are special. They're so big that they come out over the road, and like a beautiful curtain of cherry blossom.◎Season: from the end of March to the beginning of April. Access: by car, and parking lots are available.

Kagawa

Flower Park Urashima

6 Reviews

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.

Shodoshima Olive Garden

2 Reviews

Shodoshima is a first place where succeeded in olive cultivation. And, Olive Garden has the oldest tree that has borne fruit for 100 years. I was fascinated by its aura totally different from others.◎Location: 2 or 3 min walk from a parking lot of Olive Garden

Hosho-in Temple

1 Reviews

Shimpaku is a kind of juniper and popular for Japanese 'Bonsai'. At Hosho-in Temple, this sacred tree is said to be 1500 years old and the only Shimpaku that designated as a special natural monument. It's like a tree where Totoro and Mei met for the first time (in Ghibli movie),and very mysterious.◎Free parking lot is available. The wooden path was equipped in 2017 for protect its roots, and you can walk around the tree easier.

Kochi

Nikobuchi

4 Reviews

A waterfall basin 'Niko-buchi' belongs to the branch of Niyodo River whose water quality is the most beautiful in Japan. The very clear water like emerald is called Niyodo Blue, and here is a popular place to see it. Though the path is severe, you can meet the mysterious scenery!◎You can find a signboard on the way to 'Green Park Hodono'. To the waterfall basin, you need to hold the chain for about 4 meters. The most beautiful time is when the sun stays right above.

Kan'non Stone

1 Reviews

Near Kashiwa-jima, there's a stone most similar to Kan'non Image (the Goddess of mercy) in Japan. About 30 meters tall Kan'non Stone like putting her hands flat together. I was surprised at the strong scene of the standing cliff on the Pacific Ocean.◎Access: just before Kashiwa-jima Island, there's a parking lot along the prefectural road43. You can see it after climbing up the steps about 2min.

Kashiwa Island Beach

3 Reviews

Kashiwa-jima Island is located at the westernmost of Kochi Pref. People say the clear emerald sea isn't worse than Okinawa's, or more like the Mediterranean. It was not easy to go there, but I could enjoy like being a paradise.◎For threre're craggy places under the bridge, you need to ware marine shoes and rash guard.

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