Nakahama Manjirō, one of the first Japanese to visit America, played an important role in the opening of Japan.
The Shimanami Kaidō is a chain of islands across the Seto Inland Sea, joined by a series of bridges which carry an expressway and cycle paths.
A dramatic, flat-topped mountain island bordering Takamatsu on its east side, Yashima is named the “roof island”, after its characteristic shape.
Tojindaba is the site of a prehistoric stone circle and a fascinating rock formation overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
The Muroto Peninsula forms the southwestern part of Shikoku, where the island comes to a sharp point.
A beach area popular with locals for camping and water sports in the summer months.
The southernmost point of Shikoku, at the tip of a peninsula projecting into the vast Pacific Ocean.
En no Gyōja En no Gyōja was an ascetic and mystic, and the founder of Shugendō, a…
Kūkai Kūkai was a Buddhist monk, born in Shikoku, known for founding the Shingon sect and the…
The Temple of the Eight Chestnuts