TAKAMATSU

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…

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…

Unique idea: Try living in a mountain in Takamatsu

Japan is an incredibly mountainous country, in fact 72% of all the land in Japan is mountain! Although this has made the Japanese archepegio truly beautiful to behold it does bring up some difficulties for human habitation. Japanese settlements traditionally grew around natural resources, such as rivers and the sea. This was fine until the…