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…

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…

Get Immersed in Kagawa’s Beauty While Exploring Japanese History

Kagawa is the smallest prefecture in Japan when it comes to the land area. It is located between the mountains of Shikoku and the sea. It is popular for its udon noodles, particularly Sanuki udon, which has been named after the prefecture’s old name, Sanuki. Not only that, there are many historical places to visit…

Shodoshima The Olive Island

Author’s photo Shodoshima is one of the islands of Seto Nai Ka, or Seto Inland Sea. To get to this island, you may take a ferry from Hinase, Okayama, Himeji, Teshima, Takamatsu or Osaka. This island has several ferry ports around it. As any other island, it is famous for its beach, nature, and mountainous…

Onigashima, the Demon Island from Momotaro

What is Onigashima? Momotaro and his friends buzzap.net/ The most famous old tale among the Japanese is most likely Momotaro (桃太郎 in Japanese). The summary of the story is as follows : “A boy, who was born from a peach and came from an upstream, was named Momotaro. When he grows up, he takes some…

The beauty of Shikoku Island and a life-changing pilgrimage

Just before starting this topic you should keep in mind that very few people are actually capable of doing it completely. However, for those who aren’t able of extreme hiking, don’t worry there trains and bicycles to help you and even if you just see a part of the Shikoku Island, you’ll be truly amazed!…
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