Visit Takamatsu: The Gateway to the Seto Inland Sea

Visit Takamatsu: The Gateway to the Seto Inland Sea. Capital of Kagawa Prefecture, the vivacious port town of Takamatsu in northern Shikoku fills in as the entryway to the numerous beuatiful islands in the Seto Inland Sea. An advantageous base for investigating the locale, this urban focus brags numerous attractions of its own.

Visit Takamatsu
Takamatsu

Don't Miss

  • Ritsurin Koen Park, one of Japan's best scene gardens
  • Island bouncing around the Seto Inland Sea
  • Slurping delectable Sanuki udon, the prefecture's most well known dish

How to Visit Takamatsu

Takamastsu can be come to via prepare or plane. The air terminal is around 40 minutes from the downtown area. Local aircrafts serve Takamatsu from Narita, Haneda and Naha airplane terminals.

Express prepares associate Takamatsu and Okayama Station in just shy of 60 minutes, a noteworthy prepare station serving the shinkansen amongst Osaka and Hiroshima.

For an alternate method of movement, take the Sunrise Seto medium-term prepare from Tokyo to Takamatsu. One of the remnant of a dying breed in Japan, this uncommon prepare offers private lodges or bigger compartments, and comes furnished with showers and candy machines.

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Takamatsu
Visit Takamatsu
Takamatsu

A stroll in the recreation center

Takamatsu is home to Ritsurin Koen Park, one of Japan's most delightful patio nurseries. Wonderful year round, this regular asylum is especially tremendous in the spring for cherry bloom seeing, or in tumble to get energetic harvest time hues.

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Takamatsu
Visit Takamatsu
Takamatsu
An absolute necessity for those needing to encounter a customary Japanese garden without the show of comparative spots, take a guided pontoon ride on the lakes or drink green tea in the conventional teahouse.

Island bouncing and day stumbling

Only a short stroll from Takamatsu prepare station you'll discover the ship port, with normal water crafts heading out to a significant number of the encompassing islands.

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Takamatsu
Visit Takamatsu
Takamatsu
Top day trips incorporate a visit to Japan's craft island, Naoshima, which houses various present day workmanship historical centers and establishments. Likewise open by ship is Shodoshima. Highlighting brilliant shorelines and a colossal olive stop, you can nearly mix up your surroundings for the Mediterranean. Another alternative only 20 minutes from Takamatsu is Megijima island — one of the prefecture's best cherry bloom seeing spots.

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Takamatsu

Of profound and regular excellence

Goshikidai Plateau is a beautiful zone where you can appreciate stupendous scenes, and the appeal of memorable sanctuaries. This chain of five mountains offers wondrous perspectives of the Seto Inland Sea National Park along expressway highway 281.

Three of the holy 88 sanctuaries of the Shikoku Pilgrimage are situated here, inlcuding Shiromine-ji sanctuary. Shiromine-ji, considered a huge sanctuary on the journey course, houses the tomb of Japanese head Sutoku (1119-1164), whose rule reached an end when he resigned and was ousted from Kyoto. Alternate sanctuaries you can visit on the level are Negoro-ji sanctuary and Kokubun-ji sanctuary.

Visit Takamatsu
Takamatsu
Visit Takamatsu
Takamatsu
Visit Takamatsu
Takamatsu

Sources: www.japan.travel

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