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Hiroshima Airport IN OUT

5D4N Route: Onomichi, Ehime, Kagawa, Shodoshima, Okayama

Hiroshima Airport Departure

Approx. 40 mins

Senkoji Park/Mt. Senkoji Ropeway

48 278 054*18【Senkoji Park Parking Lot】

The symbol of Onomichi, where you can enjoy the different sceneries of all four seasons such as cherry blossoms in spring. The night view from the observatory at the peak is a popular dating spot.

19-1 Nishitsuchido-cho, Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima【Senkoji Park Office】

Approx. 5 mins

Around Onomichi Station (Onomichi Ramen)

48 248 164*40【Onomichi Station】

Famous for its delicious broth made from chicken bones and small fishes, Onomichi Ramen, which originated from Onomichi, has a history of 80 years. Starting from Onomichi Station, there are many restaurants along the railway.

1-1 Higashigosho-cho, Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima【Onomichi Station】

Approx. 30 mins

Innoshima Suigun Castle

381 860 878*66

A castle-shaped museum, which is very rare in Japan. Inside of the castle, there are exhibits of historical materials such as historical arms and archives. There are also wax sculptures of people in the past and armors lining in museum.

3228-2 Nakanosho-cho, Innoshima, Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima

Approx. 30 mins

Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Tatara Shimanami Park

154 321 113*74

A roadside station where you can feel the Setouchi's sea breeze while enjoying the beautiful view. You can also taste the local food made from the local ingredients here.

9180-2 Inokuchi, Kamiura-cho, Imabari-shi, Ehime

Approx. 30 mins

Kirosan Observatory Park

381 124 009*76

A national park. From the panoramic observatory, you can see a panorama of Kurushima Kaikyo Bridge, which is the first three-successive suspension bridges in the world; the tide; and Mt. Ishizuchi.

487-4 Minamiura, Yoshiumi-cho, Imabari-shi, Ehime

Approx. 1 hr 15 mins

Dogo Onsen Accommodation

53 349 585*02【Dogo Onsen Station】

A hot spring that is said to be one of the oldest in Japan. Right outside of the Dogo Onsen Station is a bustling tourist spot that has marionette clock and free footbath.

1-10-12 Dogo-machi, Matsuyama-shi, Ehime【Dogo Onsen Station】

Approx. 10 mins

Matsuyama Castle

53 347 065*53

This castle is the symbol of Matsuyama, and it is well-preserved in its original form. It was built to be great at both offense and defense. From the ropeway, you can overlook the greens around the Matsuyama Castle.

1-6-12 Kiyo-machi, Matsuyama-shi, Ehime【Matsuyama-jo Parking Lot(Kiyomachi Parking Lot)】

Approx. 10 mins

Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum

53 317 558*63

A museum inspired by Shiba Ryotaro's novel "Clouds above the Hill". The museum exhibits various materials related to the protagonists of the novel—the two brothers, Akiyama Yoshifuru and Akiyama Saneyuki; and Masaoka Shiki—and also provides information related to town planning.

3-20 Ichiban-cho, Matsuyama-shi, Ehime

Approx. 40 mins

Ishizuchisan Service Area

119 163 795*84【Inbound】

Approx. 1 hr 10 mins

Kotohira-gu Shrine

77 352 613*14

It has been worshipped the God of Sea since ancient times, and is said to be effective for praying for good haul and prosperous business. On the two sides of the approach, there are souvenir shops and udon restaurants.

892-1, Kotohira-cho, Nakatado-gun, Kagawa

Approx. 50 mins

Ritsurin Garden

60 575 140*55

This garden is the largest of the national cultural property gardens. It has around 300 years of history, and the sight of the beautiful Kaiyu-style garden with its 6 ponds and 13 artificial hills is a spectacle.

1-20-16 Ritsurin-cho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa【Ritsurin Garden Office】

Approx. 10 mins

Around Takamatsu Station Accommodation

60 635 628*37【Takamatsu Station】

Approx. 5 mins

Takamatsu Port

60 666 095*58

Approx. 1 hr by ferry

Tonosho Port

364 845 298*88

Approx. 5 mins

Angel Road ※Depends on low tide time

364 817 147*13【The First Parking Lot】

A rare scenic spot where you can only cross during low tides. In the observatory in front of the road, you can chime the bell with Angel Road in the background. Also, you can post from the local post station to get an original stamp on the letter you send.

Ginpaura, Tonosho-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa【The First Parking Lot】
Since Nakayoshima Island is a private property and Ooyoshima Island is an international camping site for YMCA, entry without permission is prohibited.

Approx. 15 mins

Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Shodoshima Olive Park

364 798 304*10

Approx. 10 mins

Marukin Soy Sauce Museum

364 773 589*85

A museum by the Marukin Soy Sauce factory. Here, you can see the history, factory, and tools of soy sauce production. Products like an original soy sauce ice cream are also sold here.

1850 Ko, Noma, Shodoshima-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Approx. 10 mins

Twenty Four Eyes Movie Studio

364 709 107*62

A spot where the film set of the movie "Twenty-Four Eyes" was turned into a theme park as-is. The school lunch from the film is reproduced in the cafeteria. You will feel like you have time-travelled back to 1930s.

931 Ko, Tanoura, Shodoshima-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa

Approx. 35 mins

Shodoshima International Hotel, etc. Accommodation

364 817 116*74【Shodoshima International Hotel】

Approx. 5 mins

Tonosho Port

364 845 298*88

Approx. 1 hr by ferry

Takamatsu Port

60 666 095*58

Approx. 20 mins

Udon Honjin Yamadaya

60 645 896*32

A shop with a long history that serves Kagawa's specialty Sanuki Udon. The authentic udon here is exquisite, and when the weather is good, you can also eat in an open space garden.

3186 Mure, Mure-cho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa

Approx. 50 mins

Seto Ohashi Memorial Park

391 639 495*20

This park was the biggest project in 20th century and it was built to commemorate the construction of the Seto Ohashi Bridge that connects Honshu and Shikoku. Apart from the museum that explains the architectural technology, there is a plaza with large playground equipment, a sport field, and more.

6-13 Bannosumidori-cho, Sakaide-shi, Kagawa

Approx. 1 hr

Okayama Korakuen

19 892 619*41

You can feel all four seasons in this three-stars Michelin Green Guide Japan garden. On top of that, there are three light-ups every year and many other interesting events to make the garden even more enjoyable.

1-5 Korakuen, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama

Approx. 25 mins

Kibitsujinja Shrine

275 012 101*76

A shrine associated to the Momotaro folklore. The main shrine and worship hall were built in independent architectural styles and they are designated as national treasures. The cloister that stretches 360 meters from the main shrine is a highlight.

931 Kibitsu, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama

Approx. 15 mins

Around Okayama Station Accommodation

19 890 493*00【Okayama Station】

Approx. 35 mins

Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

19 632 117*77

The town retains a historical atmosphere with the white-walled warehouses and the rows of willow trees. As the birthplace of Japanese jeans, Kurashiki denim is very famous here. Additionally, the light-up at night allows you to enjoy a different scenery from the daytime.

1-4-8, Chuo, Higashi-machi, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama

Approx. 5 mins

Mitsui Outlet Park Kurashiki

19 661 052*16

3 minutes from Kurashiki Station, or around 10 minutes from Kurashiki Interchange, this place is a easy to access. The vast site is lined with a variety of apparel and miscellaneous goods shops.

12-3 Kotobuki-cho, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama

Approx. 1 hr 15 mins

Hiroshima Airport

257 065 083*37

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