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Shikoku Top12 –Recommendations for an unforgettable Shikoku Experience!

Check out the Top 12 Recommended spots selected by Shikoku Tourism for your unforgettable experience in 2011!

Iya Valley
Towering mountains surround this remote valley, with the emerald green Iya River flowing in a 10-km…

Naruto Whirlpools
Dynamic whirlpools reaching up to 20 m in diameter stir up the Naruto Strait! You'll be hypnotized …

Awa Jurobe Mansion Puppet Theater and Museum
Awa Ningyo Joruri is a traditional performance art of Tokushima using puppets made of cypress wood.…

Kotohiragu Shrine
Kotohiragu Shrine, a place dedicated to the god of the sea, is famous for its wonderful architectur…

Ritsurin Garden
This beautiful park was awarded three stars in the Michelin Green Guide Japan! The 75-hectare park …

Shikoku Mura Village
Slip back in time to the period between the 1600s and the early 1900s! Old traditional houses were …

Dogo Hot Spring
This hot spring is one of Japan's oldest, with approximately 3,000 years of history! The symbol of …

Matsuyama Castle
This beautiful castle is a designated Important Cultural Property of Japan and also received two st…

Shimanami Sea Route
Ten bridges big and small skip across islands to cross the Seto Inland Sea, where beautiful vistas …

Kochi Castle
This designated Important Cultural Property was first built 400 years ago, and the current castle i…

Hirome Market
This market gathers the best of Kochi street food under one roof! Sample traditional Kochi specialt…

Nichiyoichi (Sunday Market)
Visit one of Japan's largest outdoor markets! Approximately 500 stalls line the street, selling a w…


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