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ALL SHIKOKU Rail Pass

OFFICIAL GUIDE BOOK

SHIKOKU Railway Trip

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1,100km Railroad Trip with


During your 1,100 km railway trip, you will be pleased to see the islands in the calm Seto Inland Sea, and the rough seascape of the Pacific Ocean. The railway connects the seaside area with mountain villages, allowing you to commune with nature and the simple lifestyle of Shikoku. Visiting famous historic spots in the prefectural capitals, such as Tokushima, Takamatsu, Matsuyama, and Kochi, and enjoying the city life of the locals is also appealing!
Hiroshima Airport

ALL SHIKOKU Rail Pass


Okayama Airport

-Osaka Shin

This campaign provides unlimited Shikoku railroad travel for foreigners who are planning to make a brief stay in Japan. They can freely get on and o at all stations of all six railways in Shikoku. The pass is valid for: - All of the JR Shikoku and Tosa Kuroshio Railway limited express reserved seats, non-reserved seats, and local trains - All of the Asa Seaside Railway, Takamatsu Kotohira Electric Railroad, Iyo Railway, Tosa Electric Railway

Okayama

Pass Type

2-days

3-days

4-days

5-days

Uno

Price
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Adult (age12 and over) Child (age 6 - 11)

6,300 yen 7,200 yen 7,900 yen 9,700 yen 3,150 yen 3,600 yen 3,950 yen 4,850 yen

Hiroshima

Kojima

Uno Port

Sakaide

1 2 4
Shido

Takamatsu
Ritsurin

Kansai International Airport

Ujina Port

Marugame

Utazu

Miyajima Port

Kure Port

Tadotsu

Zentsji

Takuma

9 7 6 8

Kagawa Pref.
Takamatsu Airport

Sambommatsu

Route Bus

85

Naruto

Kan-onji Imabari

Kotohira

Bando

Tokushima Airport

Matsuyama Tourist Port

Iyo-Hj Nyugawa

Kawanoe

Anabuki Tokushima

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MODEL COURSE 1 Setouchi Art Island & Matsuyama-Nanyo Cultural Trip [P06-07] MODEL COURSE 2 Southwest SHIKOKU Activity Trip [P08-09] MODEL COURSE 3 Crossing SHIKOKU Time Travel Trip [P10-11]

Iyo-Mishima Iyo-Saij

Matsuyama
Matsuyama Airport

Niihama

Awa-Ikeda

boke

2 5

Tokushima Pref.
3 6
Hiwasa

Shimonada

5
Uchiko Iyo-zu

9 10 11 12 6 8 9 10 11 12

Kchi Pref.
Kchi
Asakura

MODEL COURSE 4 Southeast SHIKOKU Spiritual Trip [P12-13]


JR Shinkansen Line JR conventional lines

Tosa-Yamada

1 3

Ehime Pref.

Gomen

Akaoka

Kannoura

Kaifu

Private railways (Tosa Kuroshio Railway, Asa Seaside Railway) Private railways (Takamatsu Kotohira Railway, Iyo Railway, Tosa Railway) Bus route Ferry route

Yawatahama

7 2 5 4 10
Uwajima

6 7 9
Susaki Tosa-Kure

Kchi Airport

Aki

1
Nahari

Unomachi

Go to Okayama/Kojima/Uno from Kansai-airport by Kansai WIDE Area Pass! 2

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JR-WEST RAIL PASS


Unlimited Travel Pass for

Kubokawa

Ekawasaki

Matsumaru

7,000yen (Child: half price)


Only available for 4 consecutive days
Children between the ages of six and eleven qualify for concession fare

4 days is

Kansai WIDE Area Pass


Sanyo Shinkansen Nozomi

Okayama

Shin-Osaka Kyoto

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Sukumo

Nakamura

Uno
Kansai Airport

From Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka By Kansai-Airport Express HARUKA (non-reserved seats) From Shin-Osaka to Okayama, Sanyo Shinkansen (including Nozomi/Mizuho, non-reserved seats) are available.

Kojima

Sanyo Shinkansen Conventional lines

Universal City

Osaka

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Train schedule is as of March 16, 2013. Please con rm before use.

Ehime Prefecture which fronts both the Seto Inland Sea and Uwa Sea has a mild climate and visitors are warmly received by the local with their generous omotenashi (hospitality) spirit. Together with Dogo Onsen, Japans oldest hot springs, there are many hot springs. Mount Ishizuchi, the highest mountain in western Japan, and nostalgic old streets are only some of the highlights in Ehime.

KAGAWA

EHIME
Among the three bridges that connect the main island and Shikoku, Seto-Ohashi Bridge to Kagawa Prefecture is the first-built bridge and is considered as the gateway to Shikoku. It is the worlds longest two-tiered bridge. From the train windows, views of the Seto Inland Sea can be fully enjoyed. Famous local food Sanuki udon noodles and many art-related events are popular these days. People of Kochi are noted to be friendly and broad-minded, and the landscape and seascape of the Pacific Ocean are very dynamic and appealing. Yosakoi Festival, which is held every summer, definitely represents the nature of Kochi people. Also, Kochi is known as the kingdom of comics for producing many popular manga artists. Manga-related museums are also popular tourist spots.

TOKUSHIMA KOCHI
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Awaodori dance festival is one of the most famous Japanese festivals, and it is held every summer. In Awaodori-related museum, tourists are able to enjoy the dance performances all year round, and tourists can also experience this unique dance for themselves. Renowned, mostly-unexplored regions of the Iya Valley and the Naruto Whirlpools are mysterious sites for tourists.
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Setouchi Art Island & Matsuyama-Nanyo Cultural Trip


Using ALL SHIKOKU Rail Pass 3-days (Adult 7,200yen)
JR

Setouchi Art Island & Matsuyama, Nanyo Cultural Trip

For over 20 years, Naoshima Island in the Seto Inland Sea has endeavored to harmonize beautiful nature and modern art. Based on this challenge as a core, Setouchi Triennale (contemporary art festival) is held once every three years, and a large number of tourists come to visit from all over Japan as well as from abroad. After enjoying the art pieces on the island, it is also recommended to visit Ehime, where many historic sites remain.

Okayama Station

Uno Station

Walk

Uno Port

Ferry

1 Art Trip to Islands in 3 the Seto Inland Sea

Takamatsu Port

Stay in Takamatsu City


6 8 Konpiragu Shrine

Takamatsu Airport

Bus

Takamatsu Station

Walk

Takamatsu 2 Port

Ferry

1 Art Trip to Islands in 3 the Seto Inland Sea

Takamatsu Port

Stay in Takamatsu City

MODEL COURSE 1
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Kotoden Takamatsu Ritsurin-Koen Chikko Station 10:3010:38 Station JR Matsuyama Uchiko Station 8:088:34 Station

4 Walk Around

Ritsurin Garden

Kotoden Ritsurin-Koen Kotohira Station 13:0814:02 Station


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Worship at

JR Kotohira Tadotsu Station 15:3115:44 Station JR 17:08


5 Beautiful Sunset

JR Shikoku Tadotsu Factory Matsuyama Station

JR Tadotsu Matsuyama Station 17:2519:23 Station

Stay in Matsuyama City

Stroll Around Uchiko Town

JR Uchiko Iyo-zu Station 11:4911:58 Station

Stroll Around Ozu Town

Iyo-zu Station

at Futami

JR 18:29

Stay in Matsuyama City


12 Hot Spring Town 9 Stroll Around Dogo

Matsuyama Iyotetsu temachi Iyotetsu Mitsu Station Station 9:179:28 Station 9:059:06

Stroll Around Mitsu Town Hiroshima Port

Iyotetsu Mitsu Matsuyamashi Station 13:0413:19 Station

Iyotetsu kaido 13:3013:35 Station

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Sightseeing in

Iyotetsu Dgo-Onsen kaido Station 16:2516:35 Station

Stay in Matsuyama City

Matsuyama Station

Bus

Matsuyama Tourist Port

Matsuyama Station

Bus

Matsuyama Airport

Kotoden: Takamatsu Kotohira Electric Railroad, Iyotetsu: Iyo Railway, Tosaden: Tosa Electric Railway, Hiroden: Hiroshima Electric Railway

Ogi Island & Megi Island

Kotohiragu Shrine

On Ogi Island and Megi Island of the Seto Inland Sea, grand nature, old villages and modern art form a harmony. http://www.city.takamatsu.kagawa.jp/kankou/

The deity of this shrine is believed to provide wealth in farming, promote industry and medicine, and is believed also to give protection to those who venture out to sea. It is also known as "Konpira-san." http://www.konpira.or.jp/

Sunport Takamatsu
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Gateway of Takamatsu located around the JR Takamatsu Station and Takamatsu Harbor. Takamatsu Symbol Tower, public art displays and a red light house (called Setoshirube) are some of the landmarks. http://www.sunport.or.jp/

Ritsurin Garden

ISAMU NOGUCHI Play Equipment in Shodoshima

Dogo Hot Spring

Garyu Sanso

With a purported history of 3,000 years, Dogo Onsen is considered to be the oldest spa in Japan. http://www.dogo.or.jp/pc/honkan/

This famous walk-around style garden achieved three stars in the Michelin Green Guide Japon ranking. http://ritsuringarden.jp/

World famous sculptor, Isamu Noguchi, who is associated with Kagawa, designed these playground equipment sculptures. Located in Shodoshima Olive Garden. http://www.1st-olive.com/guide/

Garyu Sanso is a more than 100-year old mountain cottage which was built in the sukiya style. Surrounded by the beautiful garden are the famous structures of Furoan and Garyuin. http://www.city.ozu.ehime.jp/sightseeing/map/ garyusanso.html

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Castle

Sunset in Futami

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HAIKU

Futami Seaside Park is chosen as the site of one of Japans 100 Beautiful Sunsets. It is also known as a holy place for lovers. http://iyokankou.jp/

Enjoy every bit of Matsuyama, a town where Haiku is part of peoples lives, by having a specialist guide you. 1,000 yen per person / Available only in Japanese http://matsuyamahaiku.jp/

Matsuyama Castle was built by Yoshiaki Kato, who was renowned for his expertise in constructing castles. The current castle tower was reconstructed in 1854, and is the last complete castle built during the Edo period (1603-1867) among all presently existing 12 castle towers in Japan. With 21 buildings that are designated National Important Cultural Properties, gates, turrets, and fan-shaped stonewall, the castle and grounds will amply reward a visit. http://www.matsuyamajo.jp/

Kyu Konpira Oshibai (Kanamaruza)

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Giyaman Glass Museum

A National Important Cultural Property famous for Shikoku Konpira Kabuki. Tours are conducted when there are no performances held. http://www.town.kotohira.kagawa.jp/kanko/midokoro/kanamaruza/

Displays about 300 Japanese glass art pieces made more than 100 years ago, including Giyaman/Bidoro glass works from the Edo period (1603-1867). http://www.dogo-yamanote.com/gardenplace/

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Southwest SHIKOKU Activity Trip


Using ALL SHIKOKU Rail Pass 3-days (Adult 7,200yen)
Bus

Southwest SHIKOKU Activity Trip

The tour plan of visiting the south part of Shikoku via Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, allows you to enjoy both historic sites and nature. Buildings and streets that were built in the late 19th century will make you feel as if you have slipped back in time to the good old days. It is also recommended to go to Kochi Prefecture by the railway that runs along the Shimanto River, which has been called the last clear stream in Japan. While heading for Kochi, stop by at the museum displaying pop-culture figures.

Hiroshima Airport

Hiroshima Station
1 3 10

Hiroden

Hiroshima Port

Ferry

Matsuyama Tourist Port


2 5

Bus

Matsuyama Station Iyo-zu Station

Stay in Matsuyama City


JR 15:0415:31

Matsuyama Airport
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Bus

Matsuyama Station

Walk

Stay in Matsuyama City Stay in Uwajima City Stay in Shimanto City

MODEL COURSE 2
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JR Matsuyama Uchiko Station 8:088:34 Station JR Uwajima Matsumaru Station 9:3810:24 Station JR Nakamura Tosa-Kure Station 9:2410:18 Station

Stroll Around Uchiko Town Nijinomori Park

JR Uchiko Iyo-zu Station 11:4911:58 Station

Stroll Around Ozu Town


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Unomachi Station

Stroll Around Uwa Town

JR Unomachi Uwajima Station 17:3017:48 Station


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JR Matsumaru Tosa-Taisho Station Station 12:1813:09 JR Tosa-Kure Kchi Station 12:1213:03 Station

Kaiyodo Hobby Museum Kenchomae Station

JR Tosa-Taisho Kubokawa Tosakuroshio Railway Nakamura Station Station Station 17:2317:49 18:0518:45
6 Cultural Experience of 7 9 Tosa SAMURAI

Experience Natural Environment of the Shimanto River

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Ichiba

Tosaden

Kenchomae Station

Tosaden

Kchi Station

Stay in Kochi City

Kchi Station

Bus

Osaka Station

Kchi Station

Bus

Kchi Airport

Kotoden: Takamatsu Kotohira Electric Railroad, Iyotetsu: Iyo Railway, Tosaden: Tosa Electric Railway, Hiroden: Hiroshima Electric Railway

The Wax Museum/Kamihaga Residence

Uchiko-za Theater

Yobi Ichi

Kaiyodo Hobby Museum Shimanto


Uses a former Japanese wax production house, built in 1894, as a place to introduce Japanese wax industry. h t t p : / / w w w. t o w n . u c h i k o . e h i m e . j p / s i t e / kamihagatei/

This Kabuki theater, built in 1916, still offers Uchikoza Bunraku (traditional puppet performance). Tours are available when performances are not held. http://www.town.uchiko.ehime.jp/ site/uchikoza/

In Kochi City, nearly 430 stalls stand in a row every Sunday. Also, markets are held on Tuesday, Wednesday (private), Thursday, and Friday and shops are open from early in the morning. http://www.city.kochi.kochi. jp/soshiki/40/gairoititop.html

Using a closed down school as a museum, a great number of plastic models, figures of food and popular characters that represent the history of Kaiyodo are on display. http://www.hobbykan.jp/

Ohanahan-dori Street
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Roadside station with a glass atelier and Osakana-kan, where it is possible to observe fish from the Shimanto River. Located close by is JR Matsumaru Station that has Morinokuni Poppo Onsen (hot spring) on its premises (photo). http://www.morinokuni. or.jp/

Hirome Ichiba

Replicated streets of one of Japans most popular TV programs that was broadcast 50 years ago. http://www.city.ozu.ehime.jp/sightseeing/ map/ohanahan.html

Park Matsuno

An indoor market. Sells special products and sake of Tosa (Kochi). http://www.hirome.co.jp/


More than 100 years ago, modernization influenced Japan at schools such as Kaimei Gakko school that can be seen in the picture of Uwa streets. Uwa Mingukan (folkcraft article museum) displays old everyday articles that were cleverly designed by our ancestors. You can also experience school classes of those days (available in Japanese only). http://www.city.seiyo.ehime.jp/kanko/

Kaimei Gakko & Uwa Mingukan

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Ichiba

A long established kitchen of Kure that has been in business more than 100 years and which offers fresh seafood such as single-hooked bonito. http://www.mantentosa.com/ sightseeing/see/taisyomachi/

Hiji River & Ozu Castle

Kochi Castle

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River Yakatabune (houseboat) & Traditional Fishing

Ozu Castle was built at the end of the Kamakura period (early 14th century) and its tower was reconstructed in 2004. The castle makes a beautiful contrast with the clear flowing stream of the Hiji River. http://www1.ocn.ne.jp/~ozu_jou/

Kochi Castle is one of great castles of Japan and is very rare for having all the original buildings in the hon-maru (innermost main part) still standing. Built by Lord Yamauchi Kazutoyo in the 16th century, hon-maru and ni-no-maru were completed in 1603. http://kochipark.jp/kochijyo/


The longest river of Shikoku with a total length of 196 km is known as the last clear stream in Japan. Cruising on houseboats and roofed pleasure boats is very popular. While the boat is gently pitching on the waves, enjoy the fresh fish. It is also very interesting to watch the traditional methods of fishing. http://www.city.shimanto.lg.jp/kanko/i-menu01-1.html

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Crossing SHIKOKU Time Travel Trip


Using ALL SHIKOKU Rail Pass 3-days (Adult 7,200yen)
Bus

Crossing SHIKOKU Time Travel Trip

Going up the stream of the Yoshino River from Tokushima City, youll find streets and dwellings that were constructed more than 100 years ago. As you head upstream, you will step into the natural masterpiece of Oboke and Koboke valleys. Going down the river by boat or joining in a rafting tour will allow you to appreciate the gorgeous landscape. In the secluded region of the Iya Valley, an old, private home-style hotel, established by Alex Kerr, can be found. It is also a good idea to leave for Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, from here, and stroll through the town of literature.
Stay in Tokushima City
3 Cultural Experience 5

Osaka Station

Tokushima Station

4 Stroll Around Downtown 7 1

of Tokushima City

Stay in Tokushima City

Tokushima Airport

Bus

Tokushima Station

Walk

4 Stroll Around Downtown 7

MODEL COURSE 3
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of Tokushima City

JR Tokushima Anabuki Station 9:039:41 Station

Stroll Around Wakimachi Town

JR JR boke Anabuki Awa-Ikeda Station 12:4113:15 Station 13:3213:51 Station

2 Experience the Middle

Bus

Part of the Yoshino River

of Iya
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Stay in Iya-Oboke
Iyotetsu kaido Matsuyama Station 18:0618:16 Station

Iya Area

Bus

JR boke Kotohira Station 10:02 10:42 Station

Worship at Kotohiragu Shrine


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JR Kotohira Tadotsu JR Station 13:45 13:56 Station 14:22 Iyotetsu Mitsu Matsuyamashi Station 13:0413:19 Station

16:16

Iyotetsu Matsuyama kaido Station 16:3616:45 Station

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Sightseeing in

Stay in Matsuyama City

Matsuyama Iyotetsu temachi Iyotetsu Mitsu Station 9:059:06 Station 9:179:28 Station

Stroll Around Mitsu Town

Iyotetsu Dgo-Onsen 13:4213:58

Station

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Stroll Around Dogo

Iyotetsu Dgo-Onsen Matsuyama Station Station 18:0518:24

Stay in Matsuyama City

Matsuyama Station

Bus

Matsuyama Tourist Port

Hiroshima Port

Matsuyama Station

Bus

Matsuyama Airport

Kotoden: Takamatsu Kotohira Electric Railroad, Iyotetsu: Iyo Railway, Tosaden: Tosa Electric Railway, Hiroden: Hiroshima Electric Railway

Wakimachi Udatsu no Machinami

Shikido


Old houses peculiar to this district stand along the 430-meter long street. Tour guide service is available only in Japanese. http://www.city.mima.lg.jp/4/64/000251.html

Replication of a house in which the famous haiku poet, Masaoka Shiki, lived until he was 17 years old. Displays Shikis desk, photographs, and many other articles.

Oboke Pleasure Cruise

Kominka Stay (Chiiori)

View the dynamic landscape of Oboke Gorge from close up. A round trip takes about 30 minutes. Enjoy the change of seasons in this region. h t t p : / / w w w. m a n n a k a . c o . j p / re s t a u r a n t / excursionship/excursionship.html


Chiiori (house of the flute), a 300- yearold house with a thatched roof, is located along the upper reaches of Iya, a region some have called the Japanese Tibet. The Chiiori Project is overseen by Alex Kerr, author of Lost Japan. You can look around as well as stay at Chiiori. http://www.chiiori.org/index.html

Ishite-ji Temple

http://www.city.matsuyama.ehime.jp/kanko/kankoguide/ shitestukoen/shikido.html

Shinmachigawa Boadwalk

Cruise Around Hyotan Island

Ishite-ji Temple is number 51 of the pilgrims route of 88 sacred temples in Shikoku. National treasures such as Nio-mon Gate and temple treasures are displayed in the treasure house. http://nehan.net/ indexwide.htm

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Shiki Museum

This museum is mainly devoted to the art and works of Masaoka Shiki, a master of modern haiku. Articles that Shiki regularly used are on display. http://sikihaku.lesp.co.jp/


Pleasure boats go around Hyotan Island, standing between the Shinmachi and Suketou rivers.


Street along the Shinmachi River. Tokushima Marche, selling farm products and processed goods of Tokushima Prefecture, is held on the last Sunday of every month. http://www.city.tokushima.tokushima. jp/kankou/kankoushisetsu/

Iya no Kazura-bashi

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Regarded as one of the three unique bridges of Japan, Iya no Kazura-bashi is made of arguta (perennial kiwi) vines and is suspended 14 meters above the stream. Walking across is a very thrilling experience. http://www.miyoshinavi.jp/

http://www.city.tokushima.tokushima.jp/ kankou/kankoushisetsu/

Built by count Hisamatu Sadakoto in 1992, Bansuiso is a pure French style building, and designated a National Important Cultural Property. http://www.bansuisou.org/

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Haikara-dori Street Nikitatsu no Michi road & Seki Art Gallery

Mitsu no Machinami


On Dogo Haikara-dori Street, which connects the Dogo Onsen Station with Dogo Onsen main building in the shape of an L, there are some souvenir shops standing in a row selling traditional folk craft articles and local confectionaries. On Nikitatsu no Michi, visit Seki Art Gallery that displays modern Japanese works of modern Japanese artists, such as Yokoyama Taikan and Koiso Ryohei. http://www.seki.co.jp/mus/

Nostalgic port town, Mitsuhama. Mitsuhama-yaki (local specialty, okonomiyaki), Mitsu ferryboatetc. there are so many things to try. http://www.hama-bura.com/retro_list.html

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Southeast SHIKOKU Spiritual Trip


Using ALL SHIKOKU Rail Pass 3-days (Adult 7,200yen)
Bus

Southeast SHIKOKU Spiritual Trip

In the area from Kochi City to Muroto, there are a number of landmarks, such as a recreation of Monets beloved garden in Giverny, and Muroto Geopark, which is designated as a global geopark by the Global Geoparks Network. Why not continue on into Tokushima and enjoy temple touring? Shikoku Henro (pilgrimage) is a religious journey to 88 sacred temples related to Kobo Daishi, a highly revered figure of Japanese Buddhism. The pilgrimage is now becoming popular with foreigners, too. Experience the feeling of pilgrimage by visiting some of the temples in Tokushima and Kagawa.

Osaka Station

Kchi Station

Walk

Stroll Around Downtown of Kochi City

Stay in Kochi City

Kchi Airport

Bus

Kchi Station

Walk

Stroll Around Downtown of Kochi City Akaoka Station


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Stay in Kochi City Akaoka Tosakuroshio Nahari Station 13:5714:42 Station Hiwasa Station
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MODEL COURSE 4
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Kchi Tosaden Kenchomae Station Station


Bus Nahari Muroto Station 8:52 9:51 misaki
2

Cultural Experience of Tosa SAMURAI Stroll Around Cape Muroto

JR Kenchomae Tosaden Kchi Gomen Tosakuroshio Station Station 11:1911:35 Station 11:3711:53 Bus Muroto Kannoura Asakaigan Railway Kaifu JR misaki 12:0112:51 Station 13:2213:33 Station 13:47

Explore Ekin Town


JR 14:05 14:21

Bus

Bus View Kitagawa Village [Monet's Garden] Marmottan

Nahari Station

Stay in Nahari

14:02 Station Kotoden 16:1317:05

Mugi

Stroll Around Hiwasa Town

JR Hiwasa Tokushima Station 16:59 17:56 Station Kotoden

Stay in Tokushima City Stay in Takamatsu City

Stroll Around Downtown of Tokushima City

JR JR Tokushima Awa-Ikeda Kotohira Station 12:00 13:15 Station 13:22 13:44 Station

Worship at Kotohiragu Shrine

Kotoden Kotohira Station

Ritsurin-Koen Station

Walk Around Ritsurin Garden

Ritsurin-Koen Station

Takamatsu Chikko Station

Takamatsu Station

Bus

Osaka Station

Takamatsu Station

Bus

Takamatsu Airport

Kotoden: Takamatsu Kotohira Electric Railroad, Iyotetsu: Iyo Railway, Tosaden: Tosa Electric Railway, Hiroden: Hiroshima Electric Railway

Kitagawa Village [Monet's Garden] Marmottan

Yakuo-ji Temple


The garden of Claude Monet, an impressionist artist of France, has been replicated and expresses the beauty of nature in the changing seasons. http://www.kjmonet.jp/

Famous as a yaku-yoke (exorcising of bad fortune) temple and number 23 of the pilgrims route of 88 sacred temples in Shikoku. Beautiful crimson red Yugi Tower overlooks the streets of Hiwasa. http://yakuouji.net/

Muroto Geopark
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Muroto Geopark is a regional theme park that allows people to learn about the geological formation of mysterious Cape Muroto. You can also learn about the daily life of people living in Muroto. http://www.muroto-geo.jp/www/

Zentsu-ji Temple

Hiwasa Seaturtle Museum Caretta

Ryozen-ji Temple

There are not many museums on sea turtles, but this one exhibits stuffed sea turtles, and you can also see sea turtles swim. h t t p : / / w w w. t o w n . m i n a m i . t o k u s h i m a . j p / umigame/caretta/

Number 1 of the pilgrims route of 88 sacred temples in Shikoku. Taho Tower and Meiji Garden are two of the outstandingly beautiful spots of the temple. http://www.88shikokuhenro.jp/ tokushima/01ryozenji/

Zentsu-ji Temple is the birthplace of Kobo Daishi, who is one of the most famous figures of Japanese Buddhism. Together with Mount Koya (Wakayama Prefecture) and To-ji Temple (Kyoto Prefecture), it is renowned as one of the three holy sites related to Kobo Daishi. It is number 75 of the pilgrims route of 88 sacred temples in Shikoku. Under the Mie-do Hall, you can experience kaidan-meguri in which you walk through a dark passage for about 100 meters, and listen to the (recreated) voice of Kobo Daishi. http://www.zentsuji.com/

Ekingura & Akaoka Town

During the Edo period (1603-1867), shipping agencies and shops lined these streets, and the city prospered due to its location along the former Tosa-kaido Road. Paintings on 23 folding screens, created by ukiyoe artist Hirose Kinzo, who went by the name of Ekin, are definitely worth seeing. http://www.ekingura.com

Oasahiko Shrine

Marugame Castle

Deities to which this shrine is dedicated are believed to protect people from evils and traffic accidents. Megane-bashi Bridge, Doitsu-bashi Bridge, and a sacred camphor tree that is 1,000 years old are famous landmarks of the city. http://www.ooasahikojinja.jp

Marugame Castle is one of Japans 100 Famous Castles. The stone wall traces a beautiful curve, popularly known as the ogi no kobai (folding fan slope), and it is the tallest stone wall in Japan. http://www.city.marugame.lg.jp/ sightseeing/spot/01.html

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Okayama

SHIKOKU Trains

JR Shikoku

JR

JR Shikoku operates nine main public transportation lines that cover Shikoku: Seto-Ohashi Line, Yosan Line, Dosan Line, Kotoku Line, Tokushima Line (Yoshinogawa Blue Line), Naruto Line, Mugi Line (Awa-Muroto Seaside Line), Uchiko Line, and Yodo Line (Shimanto Green Line).
Iyo-zu

Kojima

Seto-Ohashi Line

Tadotsu Imabari

Takamatsu
Utazu

Matsuyama Ehime Pref.

Niihama Kotohira

Ritsurin

Iyo-Saij

Kagawa Pref. Tokushima Awa-Ikeda

Naruto

Marine Liner
5000 series train that connects Takamatsu with Okayama. The new carriage that was introduced in 2002 has an upper-deck, and the view from the upperdeck first class seats is exquisite.

boke

Anabuki

Yosan Line

Kchi Pref.

Tokushima Pref.

Yosan Line Anpanman Train

Redecorated in October 2012! White based carriage looks nice against the backdrop of the Seto Inland Sea and rural landscape of green rice paddies.

Uwajima

Kubokawa

Kchi

Gomen Kannoura

Kaifu

Kotoku Line/Tokushima Line

Nakamura

Sukumo

Nahari

Yu Yu Anpanman Car
There are two parts: in the reserved seat area, seats and walls are decked out with the Anpanman characters, and in a playroom, you can enjoy playing, taking off your shoes.

Dosan Line

Dosan Line Anpanman Train

Yosan Line
The interior of the train is designed like a bread factory with Anpanman and his friends on the walls and seats. There is also an emblem for taking a souvenir photo.

Shiokaze & Ishizuchi


Famous 8000 series express. Shiokaze connects Okayama with Iyo-Saijo/ Matsuyama with a top speed of 130 km per hour. Ishizuchi connects Takamatsu with Matsuyama.

Tosa Kuroshio Railway


This regional railway comprises the Nakamura Sukumo Line and the GomenNahari Line.

Iyotetsu (Iyo Railway) Established as the first narrow-gauge light train railway in Japan. It comprises the Takahama Line, the Yokogawara Line, and the Gunchu Line in suburban areas, and a city line running in the central area of the city.

Tosaden (Tosa Electric Railway)


Tosa electric railway has a total length of 23.5 km and it is the longest streetcar line in Japan. It runs four routes of the Ino Line, Gomen Line, Sambashi Line, and Ekimae Line. All of them cross at Harimaya-bashi stop.

Kotoden (Takamatsu Kotohira Electric Railroad)

Kotoden, a nickname of Takamatsu Kotohira Electric Railroad given by the locals, connects Sanuki plain with three train lines. The official characters Kotochan & Kotomichan are also very popular.

Bocchan Train

Famous for being described as a match-box like train in the famous novel Bocchan by Natsume Soseki. The train is replicated in the style of Sosekis days, and is in operation.

World Trains

Streetcars from Norway, Australia, and Portugal run on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays!

Kotohira Line

This runs for 32.9 km and connects Takamatsu-Chikko with KotodenKotohira stations. It stops at 21 stations. There are two other train lines: Nagao Line and Shido Line

Takahama Mitsu

Iyotetsu Line
Dogo Onsen Okaido Matsuyamashieki Matsuyamashi Yokogawara Ino
(Prefectural Goverment)

Gomen-Nahari Line

Tram

JR Matsuyamaeki-mae Otemachi

Tosaden Line
Kochieki-mae Kenchomae Gomen machi Harimayabashi Kawaramachi Ritsurin-Koen

Kotoden Line
Takamatsu-Chikko Kotoden-Shido

Vestibule Train
The Gomen-Nahari Line runs along the coastline, and has an observatory carriage that allows people to enjoy the scenery from the train window.

Streetcar that runs through the town of Matsuyama. A lot of retro or decorated carriages can be seen.

Sambashidori 5-chome Gunchuko Iyotetsu intra-city streetcar Iyotetsu suburban trains Tosaden streetcar

Kotoden-Kotohira Takamatsu Kotohira Electric Railroad Nagao

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Sightseeing Trains in SHIKOKU


Many of the trains in Shikoku have unique functions or designs. Among them, Torokko train is very popular in a way that it lets people enjoy the breeze blowing through the carriage. While enjoying the beautiful views of Shikoku, riding trains with a motif of Anpanman (famous character created by Takashi Yanase, a cartoonist from Kochi), or riding Kaiyodo Hobby Train, which allows you to enjoy Japanese figures, will be a fun experience.
Tadotsu Imabari

Okayama

Sightseeing Trains in SHIKOKU

Kojima

Seto-Ohashi Line Anpanman Torokko



Decorated with Anpanman characters, Anpanman Torokko has cute log benches and windows down on the floor to see the tracks. The view outside and the interior design are both pleasant to see. Anpanman Torokko runs between Takamatsu/Kotohira and Kojima.

Takamatsu
Utazu

Matsuyama
Iyo-zu

Niihama Kotohira

Ritsurin

Ehime Pref.

Iyo-Saij

Kagawa Pref. Tokushima Awa-Ikeda

Naruto

boke

Anabuki

Kchi Pref.

Tokushima Pref.

Uwajima

Kubokawa

Kchi

Gomen Kannoura

Kaifu

Nakamura

Sukumo

Nahari

Kaiyodo Hobby Train



The carriage is brightly decorated with illustrations of Kaiyodo (internationally famous figure manufacturer) figures. Many figures are also displayed in the carriage. Runs the Yodo Line (Shimanto Green Line) every day.

Oboke Torokko

The Yoshino River is regarded as one of the three great rivers of Japan, and is called Shikoku Saburo. The Torokko runs along this river from Awa-Ikeda to Oboke. Uniquely shaped rocks and the wonderful Oboke natural view of the ravine can be enjoyed.

Seiryu Shimanto

A freight train that has been remodeled into a Torokko train is simple yet appealing, and it enables you to enjoy the great view of the Shimanto River. Runs only during Golden Week holidays (late April-early May), spring and summer vacations, and limited days in autumn.

Shimanto Torokko

Mainly during summer vacation, Torroko train runs the Yodo Line (Shimanto Green Line). Feel the nice breeze and enjoy the beautiful view of the Shimanto-gawa River, called the last clear stream in Japan.

Tosaden (Tosa Electric Railway)

Kotoden (Takamatsu Kotohira Electric Railroad)


Okyaku Train
Okyaku train is a train system in which you can have a party. The ticket fee is 4,000 yen per person (you can drink beer all you want & food is included). Karaoke is also available for your enjoyment. Group reservation of 18 people or more is needed. Okyaku train service is available all the year around.

Retro Train
Three types of train carriages from the year 1926, including the 1000 series, No.120, were designated as the Heritage of Industrial Modernization by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in 2009.

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Local Food in SHIKOKU

Local Food in SHIKOKU

Shikoku enables people to enjoy delicacies from both land and sea. It is a good idea to buy bento (boxed lunch) sold at stations in Shikoku, if you want to enjoy Shikokus local fish, meat, and vegetables.

Seto no Oshizushi
(pressed sushi)

Pressed sushi topped with fresh sea bream that has been tossed about by strong tides around Kurushima Island. This is a popular food of Imabari! Available at Imabari Station.

Anpanman Bento
Bento with cute Anpanman-image rice. Comes with Anpanman water bottle. Available at Takamatsu Station. http://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/ekiben/

KAGAWA
Yakisaba-zushi (sushi)

Famous Kochi grilled mackerel served with special yuzu (Japanese aromatic citrus) vinegar. Available at Kochi Station.

Marine Liner Bento


Kids favor the Marine Liner Bento (boxed lunch) shaped like a double-deck express marine liner. Available at Takamatsu Station.

Awajidori Bento

Takomeshi
Soy-sauce-taste octopus rice served with iidako octopus from the Seto Inland Sea. Soy sauce beans, the special product of Kagawa, are also delicious. Available at Takamatsu Station.

The combination of savory local Awa teriyaki chicken, famous for its juiciness, and white rice is just amazing. Available at Tokushima Station.

Matsuyama-zushi (sushi)

One of Matsuyamas local specialties, Mtsuyama-zushi (rice bowl with small fish from the Seto Inland Sea) is pleasing to the eye, and is now available in station bento style. Available at Matsuyama Station.

EHIME

Kochi no Yasaiippai Bento

Bento designed by children through Tosakko Station Bento Development Project. Lots of vegetables. Available at Kochi Station.

KOCHI
Sanukidenbuku Fugu Bento

You can enjoy the wild fugu (blowfish) from the Seto Inland Sea in boiled or grilled style. Available at Takamatsu Station.

Tokushima Tabekurabe

Bento (boxed lunch) of Awaodori chicken and Awa beef. Enjoy, and compare the harmony of rice cooked with tea and usual white rice. Available at Tokushima Station.


Simple udon noodles with steaming deep-fried small fish (jakoten) and light soup is famous. The atmosphere of stand-up style is also nice. http://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/st-ehime/

Udon Kakehashi Matsuyama Shop

Eki caf (Kochi Station)


eki cafe
Located at the South Exit of Kochi Station, this self-service restaurant offers a variety of drinks and meals. http://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/stc-kochi/index.htm

TOKUSHIMA
Wadanoya no Yakimochi
B1

Renrakusen Udon Shop


(Tokushima Clement Plaza B1)

Anpanman Buns
Sells Anpanman buns, Shokupanman buns, Currypanman buns, Cream-panda buns, and Omusubiman buns at Willie Winkie. http://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/willie/

(Takamatsu Station)


Contemporary recreation of udon noodles that were served on the ferryboat that used to ply the waters between Uno (Okayama Prefecture) and Takamatsu. People are fond of this nostalgic taste.

Willie Winkie
COM

Yakimochi (grilled pounded rice cake) is famous for its chrysanthemum stamp. The balance of the bean jam and a thin wrapping of dough is exquisite. http://www.clementplaza.com/

Matsuyama Station

Offers a variety of breads: salt-buttered bread, croissants, etc., and set menu toast and pizza which you can eat inside the shop.

Kochi Station

The restaurant seats 32 persons and serves set menu breakfast, lunch, spaghetti, French toast, and etc.

Takamatsu Station

A bakery restaurant attached to the station. Morning set is very popular, and original menu of Mentaiko-potato is also recommended.

Tokushima Station

Located in the concourse of Clement Plaza ground floor and the station. Popular for selling cakes, doughnuts, and waffles by weight measure.

COM Takamatsu Gourmet Street


Offers udon noodles, soba buckwheat noodles, and stand-up sushi. Gourmet Street is located on the second floor of Takamatsu Station. http://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/ stc-shikoku/sc/takamatsuresu.htm

5F

Tokushima Clement Plaza 5F Restaurant


The many restaurants allow you to enjoy a variety of popular cuisine: Tonkatsu, Tokushima Ramen, Chinese dishes, Indian dishes, European dishes, and so on. http://www.clementplaza.com/

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Enlarged map of the Matsuyama City Area (Iyotetsu suburban trains)


Takahama

Okayama

Takahama Line

Y53

Iyo-Wake

Line Color Line Symbol Number

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Kotohira
Red letter : A Station with a ticket office.

SHIKOKU Airports & Railways Map

Baishinji Minatoyama Mitsu

Yamanishi
Airport limousine bus

Y54

Iyotetsu Mitsuhama Intra-city streetcar


Kinuyama Komachi
U00

JR Matsuyamaeki-maeMatsuyamashi OkaidoDogo OnsenTakahama

Iyotetsu

JR Yosan Line JR Yosan Line (Via Iyo-Nagahama) JR Uchiko Line JR Yodo Line JR Dosan Line JR Ktoku Line JR Naruto Line JR Tokushima Line JR Mugi Line Tosa Kuroshio Railway Asa Kaigan Railway Iyotetsu (Suburban trains) Iyotetsu (Intra-city streetcar) Kotoden Tosaden

Trip time: JR Matsuyamaeki-maeDogo Onsen 19 min. MatsuyamashiTakahama 21 min. MatsuyamashiMatsuyama Kanko Port (transfer to bus) 24 min.

Nishikinuyama

Matsuyama Y55

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Seto-hashi

Kojima

Benesse Art Site Naoshima

Kankakei Gorge

Sanuki-Mure Yakuriguchi Furutakamatsu-Minami Yashima Kitach Ritsurin Takamatsu Ritsurinken-Kitaguchi Shwach Kzai Kinashi Hashioka Kokubu Sanuki-Fuch Kamogawa Yasoba

Doida Matsuyama Airport Yogo Kamata U01 Ichitsubo Okada Koizumi Masaki Jizomachi Shinkawa Gunchu Gunchuko

U04 U05 U03 U02

OkayamaTakamatsu

Rapid Service Marine

Liner

Kotoden

Shdoshima Hot Spring Area

Trip time: OkayamaTakamatsu 55 min.

Enlarged map is to the lower right side

Limited Express Uzushio OkayamaTakamatsu Tokushima

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Iyo-Yokota

Iyotachibana Ishitegawa Koen Matsuyamashi Dobashi


Utazu Marugame Line Sanuki-Shioya Tadotsu Kaiganji

Trip time: TakamatsuTokushima 1 hr. 7 min.

Sakaide

Kume Kitakume Fukuonji

Yokogawara

Aidai Igakubu Minamiguchi Minara


Dogo Hot spring Area

Kita-Iyo

Seto Naikai (Seto Inland Sea)


Geiyo Islands

Gunchu Line

Torinoki

Iyoshi

Nishi-Seto Expressway

Limited Express Shiokaze Okayama MatsuyamaUwajima

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Takuma

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Enlarged map of the Matsuyama City Area (Iyotetsu intra-city streetcar)


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Trip time: OkayamaMatsushima 2 hr. 46 min. OkayamaUwajima 4 hr. 19 min.

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Naruto Muya Kompiramae Kykaimae Tatsumichi Awa-tani Ikenotani Band

Kagawa Pref.
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Kanzaki

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Sanuki-Shirotori Sambommatsu

Motoyama Kan-onji

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Udatsu Historic Streets B B B

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Yoshino River
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Hommachi 5 Komachi Miyatacho


JR Matsuyamaeki-mae

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Hommachi 3 Nishihoribata Matsuyamashieki


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Kydai Y52 Horie Y53 Iyo-Wake


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Yamase Awa-Yamakawa

Kawata

Gaku

Anabuki

Oshima

Sadamitsu Awa-Handa

Eguchi Mikamo Awa-Kamo

Tsuji

Tsukuda

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Minamihoribata

Iyo-Mishima

Dogo Koen

Minamimachi

Takihama Niihama

Iyo-Sangawa

Akaboshi

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Iyo-Miyoshi

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Trip time: TokushimaAwa-Ikeda 1 hr. 13 min.

Kuwano 15

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Matsuyama

Iyo-Saij

Sata Cape

SHIKOKU

Otemachieki-mae

Ishizuchiyama Iyo-Himi

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Kushi Iyo-zu

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Enlarged map of the Takamatsu City Area (Kotoden)


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Uchiko Uchiko Antique Street


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Kochi Ryoma Airport

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Motoyama

Fusazaki Hara Kotoden-Shido

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Uwajima Castle

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Tosa-Kure
Tosa-Shwa Tkawa
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Limited Express Nanpu Okayama KchiNakamuraSukumo


Trip time: OkayamaKchi OkayamaNakamura

GomenNahari
2 hr. 32 min. 4 hr. 26 min.

Tosa Kuroshio Railway


Trip time: GomenNahari 1 hr.

Kotohirag Shrine

Ritsurin Garden

Busshozan

16

Kukodori Ichinomiya Enza

Zda

Kanzaki

Okamoto Kazashigaoka Hatada

Nagao Line

Sue

Tosa-Taish

Takinomiya

Nametoko Gorge

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Limited Express Shimanto


Trip time: TakamatsuKchi 2 hr. 13 min.

Muroto Cape Muroto GEO PARK

Deep Sea World

Hayuka

Utsuigawa

Kurikuma

Hazama

Airport limousine bus

TakamatsuKchi

29

Wakai Kaina

Asa Kaigan Railway


Trip time: KaifuKannoura 11 min.

Kotohira Line

Takamatsu Airport Takamatsu-Chikko

Kotoden

Okada

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28

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KchiNakamuraSukumo

Limited Express Ashizuri


Trip time: KchiNakamura 1 hr. 47 min.

KaifuKannoura

D15 Kotohira Kotoden-Kotohira Konpira Hot Spring Area

Trip time: Takamatsu-ChikkoKotoden-Shido 49 min. Takamatsu-ChikkoNagao 39 min. Takamatsu-ChikkoKotoden-Kotohira 1 hr. 2 min.

Kotoden-ShidoNagaoKotoden-Kotohira

Hage

Ekawasaki Nishigah Higashi-Sukumo Sukumo


Ariigawa Tosa-Kamikawaguchi Uminomukae Ukibuchi Tosa-Irino

Iyoki Tosa-Saga Sagaken Tosa-Shirahama

Enlarged map of the Kochi City Area (Tosaden)

Nishigata Kotsuka Nakamura

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Stone County House

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TK 42

TK 41

TK TK 40 39

TK 38

TK 37

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Whale Watching

Kochieki-mae HarimayabashiGomen machiIno

Tosaden

Kchi Castle

Azno D
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Tosa-Ikku D
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D40 GN40

Dentetsu Terminal Building-mae

Kgydanchi Hirata

32 T

Nunoshida D
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Tosa-tsu D
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Engyjiguchi

Kunimi

Hirome Market

Gomemmachi

Gud

Kchi

Trip time: Kochieki-maeHarimayabashi 5 min. Kochieki-maeGomen machi 45 min. Kochieki-maeIno 55 min.

GN 39

Arioka

Iriake

Tateda

Chiyoricho Chiyoricho 2-chome Chiyoricho 1-chome

Sumiyoshidori Shinohara

Kogomedori Nagasaki Myokembashi Ichijobashi Seiwa Gakuen-mae Ryosekidori Kitaura

Higashi-Kogyo-mae

GN 38

Gomen-Nakamachi Gomen-Nishimachi

Gomen machi Gomen-Higashimachi

Narutani Inoeki-mae (Ino Station) Ino

Funato Kako Tabeshimadori Higashi-Shingi Shingi Keradori Monjudori Takasu Kenritsu Bijutsukandori (Prefectural Museum Street) Nishi-Takasu Kazurashimabashi-Higashizume Chiyoricho 3-chome

Shimanto River

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KchiShgymae

Nakayama Edagawa Ino-Shogyo-mae

Hoeicho Saembacho

Ujidanchi-mae

Asahi

Sukumo Bay

KubokawaSukumo

Tosa Kuroshio Railway


Trip time: KubokawaSukumo 1 hr.

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Kochibashi Hasuikemachidori Harimayabashi


Horizume Ohashidori Kochijo-mae (Kochi Castle) Kencho-mae (Prefectural Government) Granddori Masugata Kamimachi 1-chome Kamimachi 2-chome Kamimachi 4-chome Kamimachi 5-chome Asahimachi 1-chome

Yashirodori

Asakura

Kitayama

Kitauchi

Airport limousine bus

K 07

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05

Umenotsuji

Asahimachi 3-chome Hotarubashi Kagamigawabashi

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Tatsukushi Minokoshi Coast Ashizuri Cape Ashizuri Hot Spring Area

Sambashidori 1-chome Sambashidori 2-chome Sambashidori 3-chome Sambashidori 4-chome Sambashi-Shako-mae


Gomen machi Harimayabashi Ino

Asahiekimaedori

Miyanooku Konai

Airport limousine bus

Asakuraeki-mae (Asakura Station) Asakurajinja-mae (Asakura Shrine)

Kamobe Akebonocho-Higashimachi Akebonocho

Edagawa

Asakura

Ino

Sambashidori 5-chome

Kochieki-mae Sambashidori 5-chome

Kochi Ryoma Airport

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Tourist Information in Japan

Access by Train
JR Sanyo Shinkansen

3 hr 30min 1 hr 40min 50min JR Tokaido Shinkansen

Tourist Information in Japan


Tokyo Shikoku Tourism Shikoku ...........................................................................................http://www.tourismshikoku.org/ JR Tokaido Sightseeing guide of Kagawa Prefecture ........................................................http://www.my-kagawa.jp/eg/ Shinkansen Tourism Site AWANAVI (Tokushima Prefecture) ........................................http://www.awanavi.jp/english/
Nagoya Shin-Osaka

Via Okayama (From Tokyo, Nagoya, Shin-Osaka, Hakata) 1 hr 40min

JR Sanyo Shinkansen Okayama


Kchi

Takamatsu

Hakata

Matsuyama

Tokushima

From Okayama to Shikoku

Okayama Takamatsu Tokushima

Ehime Tourism Information..........................................................................http://iyokannet.jp/english/index.htm Kochi Prefecture (Yosakoi-net) (machine translation) ..................................http://www.attaka.or.jp/ Japan VISIT JAPAN ...............................................................................................http://www.visitjapan.jp/eng/top.html Japan National Tourism Organization ..........................................................http://www.jnto.go.jp/ Japan Tourism Agency..............................................................................http://www.mlit.go.jp/kankocho/en/

Nagoya

From Okayama
To Takamatsu: Seto-Ohashi Line/Yosan Line (limited express/rapid) about 1 hr To Tokushima: Seto-Ohashi Line/Yosan Line/Kotoku Line (limited express) about 2 hr To Kochi: Seto-Ohashi Line/Yosan Line/Dosan Line (limited express) about 2 hr 30 min To Matsuyama: Seto-Ohashi Line/Yosan Line (Limited express) about 2 hr 45 min JR Shikoku Railway Company http://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/ Tosa Kuroshio Railway http://www.tosakuro.co.jp/ (Available in Japanese, English and French) Takamatsu Kotohira Electric Railroad Co., Ltd. http://www.kotoden.co.jp/ Iyo Railway Co., Ltd. http://www.iyotetsu.co.jp/ Asa Seaside Railway Corporation http://www.asatetu.v-co.jp/ Tosa Electric Railway Co., Ltd. http://www.tosaden.co.jp/
(listed above, available in Japanese only)

Matsuyama Kchi

ATMs
If you have major credit cards or cash cards with PLUS/Cirrus label, ATMs in post offices, convenience stores, and airports allow you to withdraw cash. Japan Post Bank ................................... http://www.jp-bank.japanpost.jp/en_index.html Visa Worldwide ATM Locator ................... http://www.visa-news.jp/visitjapan/atm/ MasterCard Global ATM Locator ............... http://www.mastercard.com/jp/personal/jp/cardholderservices/atmlocations/

Make your trip to Shikoku more economical with rail service


JR Shikoku Global Site

http://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/ All Shikoku Rail Pass (English Pages) http://www.tourismshikoku.org/index.php?cID=354 PDF(English) http://www.shikoku.gr.jp/index.php/download_file/-/ view/14877/

Bicycle Rental in Shikoku


Shikoku Transport & Tourism Bureau (Japanese pages) http://wwwtb.mlit.go.jp/shikoku/bicycle/ SHIMAP Shimanami Kaido Tourist Information http://www.go-shimanami.jp/global/english/
Tokyo International Tokyo Airport (Haneda)

Wi-Fi Service
Wi-Fi FREESPOT FREESPOT Council http://www.freespot.com/(Japanese Pages) Search by Japan map (English version) http://www.freespot.com/users/map_e.html

Phone
Telephone (dialing from outside Japan) Exit Country Code + 81 (Japan country code) Emergency Call Police: 110 Fire, Ambulance and Emergency Rescue: 119

From Tokyo: 1 hr 15 min From Nagoya: 1 hr 5 min From Osaka: 50 min From Fukuoka: 45 min From Kagoshima: 1 hr From Naha: 1 hr 50 min Matsuyama Airport Hakata Fukuoka Airport

From Haneda: 1 hr 10 min Takamatsu Airport Okayama

Osaka International Airport (Itami) Osaka

Nagoya Chubu Centrair International Airport

Main Mobile Phone Companies


KDDI KDDI KDDI Super World Card (Prepaid card) .............................. http://www.001.kddi.com/en/lineup/with-guidance/swc/ Credit Calls ........................................................................ http://www.001.kddi.com/en/lineup/credit/ NTT Communications World Pre-Paid Card. ........................................................... http://506506.ntt.com/english/service/p_card/ International Credit Card Calls ............................................... http://506506.ntt.com/english/service/c_card/ SoftBank Comica (Prepaid card) .......................................................... http://tm.softbank.jp/english/consumer/comica/ 0065 Credit Call .................................................................. http://tm.softbank.jp/english/consumer/0065_credit/ 23

Kagoshima Airport

From Tokyo: 1 hr 10 min From Osaka: 45 min From Fukuoka: 1 hr Kchi Airport To: Naha Airport (Okinawa)

From Tokyo: 1 hr 15 min From Fukuoka: 1 hr 10 min Tokushima Airport

Japan Airlines...http://www.jal.co.jp/ All Nippon Airways...http://www.ana.co.jp/

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Access by Air

Travel Phrases in Japan

I cannot speak Japanese. Is it OK if I point to the phrase and words on this sheet?

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 AM PM YES NO
At a ticket counter/information desk
Where can I buy a ticket? How much is a ticket?

Round trip One-way


Unreserved seats

Reserved seats

At the station

Where do I get on? What time does the next train leave?

Where can I catch a train to Takamatsu?

Does this train go to Matsuyama?

How many stops is it to __?

How long does it take?


Where do I change?

Do I have to change trains?

Asking directions

Go straight

Where is __?

Where is the fare adjustment o ce?

Lost and Found Police

Tourist Information Center Restroom

Turn left

Turn right

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