Why summer is a good time to visit Shikoku.
A dramatic, flat-topped mountain island bordering Takamatsu on its east side, Yashima is named the “roof island”, after its characteristic shape.
Capital of Kagawa Prefecture, Takamatsu is best known for Ritsurin Garden, one of the most beautiful traditional gardens in Japan.
The second largest island in the Seto Inland Sea, Shōdo Island is known for its olives.
Dating back to 1625, Ritsurin Garden is one of the three most renowned gardens in Japan.
A popular place to make and eat udon, the staple food of Kagawa.
Marugame, overlooking the Inland Sea, has some of the most imposing castle walls in all Japan.
Made in 1633, the Zenigata Sunae is a huge image of an Edo-period coin sculpted out of sand among the pines behind Ariake beach in Kannonji.
A museum featuring works of Japanese-American sculptor Noguchi in a garden setting.
The Temple of the Eight Chestnuts