5 days in Takamatsu & Takachiho-cho Itinerary

5 days in Takamatsu & Takachiho-cho Itinerary

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Takamatsu
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Takachiho-cho
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Takamatsu

Takamatsu

Gateway to Shikoku

A modern city and a major transport hub facing Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu offers a bustling city lifestyle contrasted with carefully manicured, tranquil green areas at the foot of the mountains and the lava plateau.
Change things up with these side-trips from Takamatsu: Kotohira-cho (Kompira Shrine Omotesando & Kotohira-gu), Kurashiki (Ohashi House, Ohara Museum of Art, &more) and Okayama (Okayama Castle, Okayama Korakuen Garden, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Ritsurin Garden, contemplate the long history of Kyu Zentsujikaikosya, head outdoors with Kibi Plain Bicycle Route, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yashima-ji Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Takamatsu trip itinerary builder app.

Tokyo to Takamatsu is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Takamatsu can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Takachiho-cho.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Takachiho-cho

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The mountain town of Takachiho-cho remains a place of great importance to Japan's spiritual and natural heritage, and the point where these two things intersect.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Manai Falls, take in breathtaking views at Takachiho Gorge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takachiho Shrine, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amano Yasugawara.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Takachiho-cho trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Takamatsu to Takachiho-cho in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Takachiho-cho can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Takachiho-cho

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Takachiho Gorge
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Scenic Walking Area
Amano Yasugawara
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Religious Site
Takachiho Shrine
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