A sake brewery in rural Kochi that grows its own rice in the local valleys.
Located on a calm, flat stretch of the Yoshino River, the charming town of Wakimachi was a centre for indigo dyeing during the Edo and Meiji periods.
Capital of Tokushima Prefecture, best known as the home of the Awa Odori dance festival.
A beautiful, dramatic and rocky gorge near the entrance to the Iya Valley.
Teramachi beside the Yoshino River has many beautiful Buddhist temples of various sects set in well-tended gardens.