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La vallée d'Iya

Mount Tsurugi Quasi-National Park

The Tsurugisan Kokutei Koen is one of the highlights of the island of Shikoku.

Vue sur la mer depuis la gare de Shimonada

Shimonada Station

It's written everywhere: Shimonada is the Japanese station that you would like to visit once in your life.


Megijima Island

Located not far from the coast of the city of Takamatsu, within the Seto Inland Sea, the island of Megijima cultivates legendary folklore.

L'ile d'Ogijima

Ogijima Island

Located between the large islands of Honshu and Shikoku, Ogijima is one of the smallest islands in the Seto Inland Sea and shines during the Setouchi Triennial season attracting visitors from all a

La grande citrouille jaune de Yayoi Kusama

Naoshima's art in the open-air

Naoshima is the island of art par excellence. This new role in the world of contemporary art is encouraged by the Setouchi Triennale festival taking place in Naoshima and its surroundings.

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Takamijima Island

Takamijima is part of the Shiwaku Archipelago in the Setouchi Sea.


The ancient island of Shamijima

Shamijima was once an island in the Seto Sea, now attached to the land. It has hosted the Setouchi Triennale since 2013 and participated in it in 2019 for the spring session.


Honjima Island

Honjima is one of the largest islands in the Shiwaku archipelago, and also one of the most popular.

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Ibukijima Island

Located 10 km off the west coast of Kagawa Prefecture, Ibukijima is the furthest inland and westernmost island of Shikoku Island.

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Awashima Island

Awashima, a small island located 4.5 kilometers off the coast of Kagawa Prefecture, is one of the exhibition venues of the Setouchi Triennale.

Le Teshima Art Museum

Teshima Island

If Naoshima means "the pleasant island", Teshima is called "the prosperous island" because its inhabitants lived there for a long time in opulence thanks to the production of ornamental stones.

The panorama of the village of Oishi

Located in the wild and mysterious Iya Valley, the village of Oishi nestled in the middle of terraced rice fields offers, to the most curious, a sublime and above all comfortable observation point.

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Megijima & Ogijima Guide

Megijima & Ogijima are two small islands off the coast of Takamatsu that are part of the Setouchi Triennale with art exhibits by Japanese and international artists.

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Inujima & Teshima Guide

Inujima & Teshima are two islands in the Inland Sea that are part of the Setouchi Triennale with art exhibits by Japanese and international artists.

Shodoshima Daikannon

The huge Shodoshima Daikannon - a statue of the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy - on the island of Shodoshima is one of the largest Kannon statues in Japan.

Angel Road Shodoshima

Angel Road near Tonosho on Shodoshima Island in the Inland Sea is a group of three small islets reached by a sandbar at low tide.

Yashima Guide

Yashima is a flat-topped volcanic plateau with great views and a long history about 6km east of Takamatsu on Shikoku.

Art House Project

Benesse Holdings and the Fukutake Foundation don't just want to develop Naoshima by way of ultra-modern museums.

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Shodoshima Pilgrimage

The Shodoshima Pilgrimage is a little-known pilgrimage route covering 150-160km on Shodoshima Island taking in mountain temples and incredible views.

Twenty-four Eyes Movie Village

The Twenty-four Eyes Movie Village (Nijushi No Hitomi Eiga Mura) on Shodoshima is dedicated to the film and novel Twenty-four Eyes which are set on the island.

Takamatsu Castle

Takamatsu Castle, aka Tamamo Castle. Read a guide to Takamatsu Castle in Shikoku. Takamatsu Castle is one of the few castles in Japan using the sea to fill its moat.

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Marugame Castle

Marugame Castle: read a guide to Marugame Castle in Kagawa Prefecture, Shikoku. Marugame Castle is one of only 12 completely original castles in Japan.

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Naoshima Guide

Naoshima guide: read about Naoshima, an island developed as an art resort by Benesse Corp. Naoshima is a peaceful island getaway where you can enjoy a variety of artworks and installations.

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Shodoshima Guide

Shodoshima guide: read a travel guide to Shodoshima, Japan's olive-growing center. Shodoshima is a peaceful island getaway from Osaka and Kobe.

Takamatsu Symbol Tower

Takamatsu Symbol Tower Shikoku

Takamatsu Symbol Tower, near Takamatsu JR Station is a major landmark and part of the Sunport Takamatsu redevelopment project of Takamatsu's port area.