Shikoku (四国) is Japan’s fourth largest island, southwest of Japan’s main island Honshu.
Shikoku consists of four prefectures.
Shikoku is popular for tourist because Shikoku has beautiful nature and history.
We tell you several kinds of popular Shikoku sightseeing spots.
The Setouchi Shimanami Kaido Expressway, links Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, with Imabari, Ehime Prefecture. It’s a 60 kilometer highway exclusively for cars and buses that links the islands of the Seto Inland Sea with 9 individual bridges.
Shimanami Kaido Official Web
Oyamazumi shrine is in Omishima,Shinmmanami kaido.
It was started on 2600 years ago.
This building was reconstructed in 2010.
Oyamazumi shrine has many national treasures.
Omishimacho Miyaura, Imabari-shi, Ehime-ken
Kirosan Observation Park
Kirosan Observation Park is in Oshima,Shimanamni Kaido.
Kurushima Strait and Mt.ishizuchi far away provides you a panoramic view from the deck.
The unusual structure of the observation deck embedded on the top of the mountain is a feature well worth looking at.
Minamiura, Yoshiumi-cho, Imabari-shi, Ehime
Dogo onsen Hot Spring, located in Matsuyama, Ehime, is the oldest spa in Japan, which is said to have 3,000 year history. A legend says that it healed a deity’s illness in ancient time. It’s good quality of the spring, noteworthy tradition, and easy access from downtown have made Dogo onsen the most popular destination.
■ Dogo Onsen Infomation
< Opening Hours>
OPEN : 9:00
CLOSE : 22:00
< Entrance Fee>
Adult : 410 yen – 1,550 yen ※different fee depending on the course
Child : 160 yen – 770 yen
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6-8 Dōgoyunomachi, Matsuyama-shi, Ehime-ken
Dogo Onsen official web ※Only Japanese and Korean
Naruto Strait (鳴門海峡) is a strait between Awaji Island and Naruto in Tokushima.
You can see The Naruto whirlpools in Naruto Strait.
The tide moves large amounts of water into the Inland Sea twice per day and also removes large amounts of water twice a day.
Uzu No Michi
Uzu No Michi official web