Take a look behind the curtain at shrines and temples in Shikoku.
Experience seated meditation at a Zen monastery
Shikoku is the ideal destination for adventure in Japan.
Why have all the Buddha’s heads been knocked off?
Exquisitely embroidered balls enjoying a revival in Takamatsu
It’s tempting to answer, “Anytime is good”.
Adapted into an English format, haiku, Japan’s short, 17-syllable poetic form, is growing in popularity around the world. Matsuyama in Ehime, Shikoku, brands itself as “The world capital of haiku culture”.
Shikoku is home to many traditional crafts, and one of the most prominent is indigo dyeing, a once-thriving industry that has its roots in Wakimachi, Tokushima.
In this series of articles, we look at the top ten places in the four main cities of Shikoku – Kōchi, Matsuyama, Tokushima and Takamatsu. Here we look at Kōchi city, the capital of Kōchi Prefecture.
Anan is a small city in Tokushima Prefecture. It’s the easternmost point of Shikoku.