Takamatsu (Kagawa Prefecture)

Takamatsu (Kagawa Prefecture)

Things to do - general

 

Welcome to Takamatsu

Takamatsu is a city located in central Kagawa Prefecture on the island of Shikoku in Japan. It is a port city located on the Seto Inland Sea, and is the closest port to Honshu from Shikoku island.

Ritsurin Garden is one of the most famous historical gardens in Japan. The garden is situated in the city of Takamatsu and is considered one of its main attractions. The garden contains a tea house, various folk art and craft exhibits (including the Sanuki Folk Craft Museum), as well as various folk art and craft items for sale.

A tour through the garden generally takes one to two hours. There are various bridges, footpaths and small hills which offer a beautiful view of the garden and the surrounding scenery, most notably Mt. Shiun at the western border of the garden.

The Matsudaira Clan, families of the Tokugawa Shogun, former castle town and surrounding area, then known as the Sanuki Province, during the Edo Period. The same family is also responsible for the construction of Ritsurin Koen, one of Japan’s most beautiful gardens.

Sports & nature

Shikoku 88 Pilgrimage
Ritsurin Park
Yashima

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Culture and history info

Isamu Noguchi Museum
Kagawa Prefecture Office by Kenzo Tange

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Unfortunately there are no accommodations at this location at the moment.

Discover Chugoku & Shikoku - Osaka, Okayama, Naoshima, Takamatsu, Dogo Onsen, Hiroshima & Miyajima - 7 Days

Discover Chugoku & Shikoku - Osaka, Okayama, Naoshima, Takamatsu, Dogo Onsen, Hiroshima & Miyajima - 7 Days

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