KAGAWA

Visit Shodoshima, One of the Best Islands to See Autumn Beauty in Japan

There are many islands in Japan that possess a plethora of nature’s beauty, and Shodoshima is one such island especially famous for its beaches and autumn trees. You can expect a Mediterranean style of climate here and on many of the islands in the Seto Inland Sea which are usually covered in thick vegetation. Shodoshima…

Good Fortune Awaits Those Who Visit This Giant Sand Drawing in Japan!

While traveling in the Kagawa (香川) Prefecture, do you know that there is a place that you must visit if you want to improve your luck in money? Or, do you want to embark on a learning journey about coins from Japan and the world? If so, Kanonji (観音寺) City is the place to visit…

Admire the Beauty of Japanese Nature at This Garden in Takamatsu

Ritsurin Garden is a famous historical garden situated in the city of Takamatsu. It is designated as a “Special Place of Scenic Beauty” in Japan which was created in the latter half of the 16th century. It took 200 years for the garden to be nurtured into its present exquisite refinement. With its scenic tapestry…

The 10 Best Things to Do in Naoshima If You’re Not an Art Fan

Naoshima is a tiny island in the Seto Island Sea that is a ferry ride away from Kagawa Prefecture. Nonetheless, plenty of locals and foreigners alike flock to it every year, eager to soak in the artistic ambiance evoked by the many art museums dotted all over the island. What’s more, visitor arrivals are expected…

Savour Sanuki Udon, the Soul Food of Kagawa Prefecture!

At the mention of Kagawa Prefecture which is the smallest prefecture in Japan in terms of land area, what comes to your mind first? Tourist hot spots such as the giant sand painting Zenigata Sunae or Marugame Castle? Natural sights such as Angel Road at Shodoshima which is said to bless couples who walk on…

3 Unique Places to Stay While Enjoying the Artistic Island of Naoshima

Naoshima is an island known for its contemporary art museums. Its beauty draws many tourists which helps support the country’s local economy. If you’re planning to visit the beautiful art island of Naoshima, you can lodge in these three affordable places which are accessible to many of the island’s art sites and activities. flickr.com/ Kowloon…

Benesse Art Site: A Collective Way of Appreciating Art in Naoshima

Kagawa Prefecture is the smallest prefecture in Japan. However, it is boasting in beautiful scenery of unspoiled nature and country lifestyle particularly in the areas of Naoshima and Teshima. benesse-artsite.jp/ To express the beauty of art in these places, Benesse Holdings Inc. and Fukutake Foundation collected all the art-related activities into one and called it…

3 Unique Attractions in Yashima, Takamatsu’s Lava Plateau

In the suburban area of Takamatsu city lies a flat-topped mountain popularly known as Yashima. It literally means “roof island.” This flat summit offers many attractions related to the mountain’s history as a battleground. It used to be the site of an important 12th century battle in Japan. It also offers spectacular views. Here are…

Ogijima Island, Home of Charming and Artistic Villages in Takamatsu, Kagawa

Takamatsu is located in Kagawa, the smallest prefecture of Japan. It has warm, humid summers and chilly winters with minimal snowfall. Near Takamatsu is the neighboring island of nearby Megijima. jp.fotolia.com/ It is a small island with a lighthouse and a lovely village. Let’s explore the place! The Island setouchiexplorer.com/ Ogijima Island is just 2…
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