1 day in Kagawa Prefecture Itinerary

1 day in Kagawa Prefecture Itinerary

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Sanuki is a city located in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.As of March 31, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 53,865, with 20,237 households and a population density of 339.01 persons per km². You've now added Okuboji Temple to your itinerary. On the 27th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Nagaoji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Okuboji Temple, then stroll around Tsuda Matsubara, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shidoji Temple.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sanuki sightseeing planning website.

Takamatsu to Sanuki is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in March, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Sanuki

Historic Sites · Parks

Kagawa Prefecture travel guide

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Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites · Scenic Walking Areas
Kagawa Prefecture is the smallest prefecture of Japan (by area). It is located on Shikoku island and the capital is Takamatsu.HistoryKagawa was formerly known as Sanuki Province.For a brief period between August 1876 and December 1888, Kagawa was made a part of Ehime Prefecture.Battle of YashimaLocated in Kagawa's capital city, Takamatsu, the mountain of Yashima was the battlefield for one of the best-known struggles between the Heike and the Genji clans.GeographyKagawa comprises the northeast corner of Shikoku, bordering Ehime Prefecture on the west and Tokushima Prefecture on the south, with a coastline on the Seto Inland Sea facing Okayama Prefecture and the Kansai. The Sanuki Mountains run along the southern border.Kagawa is currently the smallest prefecture, by area, in Japan. Osaka Prefecture held that title until Kansai International Airport was reclaimed from the ocean in the early 1990s, pushing its land area slightly above Kagawa's. Kagawa is a relatively narrow prefecture located between the mountains of Shikoku and the sea.

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