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Head from nature-rich Mount Takao, very accessible via downtown Tokyo, to Chichibugahama Beach, well-known as a swimming area with a stunning beautiful evening view that is sure to pull you in. Enjoy a spiritually rich trip that offers a number of different enjoyable perspectives on aquatic locales.

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Haneda Airportmore

Haneda Airport

The airport serves as an air gateway for Tokyo. The passenger terminal is filled with various commercial facilities, and visitors can command a panoramic view of Tokyo Bay from the rooftop observation deck, so that every one, even those who are not flying, can enjoy the terminal.

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Mt. Takaomore


Mt. Takao

Mt. Takao has beautiful nature no matter the season and seven hiking trails of varying difficulties, making it a popular sightseeing destination to visit for many people each year.
Whether you are a child or a senior, getting to the top of the mountain is easy via the cable car or chair lift.

Keio Takao Line special express for Shinjuku
Around 50 minutes/390 yen

JR Chuo/Sobu Line About 25 minutes/220 yen Shinjuku-->Ryogoku

The Sumida Hokusai Museummore

The Sumida Hokusai Museum

World renowned artist Katsushika Hokusai was born in the Hokusai Street area of present day Sumida Ward. He created countless masterpieces while spending nearly all of his 90-year life in Sumida.
This museum introduces the works of Hokusai and takes a closer look at the relationship between Hokusai and Sumida through various themed exhibitions and educational programs.

Around 20 minutes

Chanko nabemore

Chanko nabe

Chanko nabe is known as the traditional food of the sumo world. It's origins date back to the Edo period. There a various explanations as to its origin, including the fact that it was adopted from a cooking method in China using a pot called a "chankuo" and the fact the sumo wrestlers calling the stable cook "chan," which eventually became affectionately known as chanko. There are two typical types of chanko nabe recipes: one that cooks ingredients such as chicken, seafood, and vegetables in water, and another in a chicken broth. In recent years, the number of restaurants specializing in chanko nabe run by retired sumo wrestlers has increased, so it has become possible to enjoy a variety of tastes.

Tokyo Metropolitan Area



Haneda Airport

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Takamatsu Airportmore

Takamatsu Airport

Takamatsu Airport is the port of entry for air travelers to Kagawa Prefecture and currently has three domestic routes (Tokyo (Haneda, Narita), Okinawa) and three international routes (Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei). With a total of six active routes, many people use this very convenient airport.
At the 1st floor Takamatsu Airport Information Center (Tourist Information Center), in addition to multi-lingual guidance, visitors can receive free Wi-Fi cards and Kagawa Prefecture tourist information.

Kotosan Bus Takamatsu Airport-->JR Marugame Station
Around 70 minutes Adults 1,200 yen

JR Yosan Line JR Marugame Station-->JR Kan-onji Station
Around 50 minutes Adults 550 yen

Takaya Shrinemore

Takaya Shrine

Takaya Shrine has long been believed as a god of abundant rice harvests. Takaya Shrine is called the "torii in the sky" since you can see the city of Kan-onji and the beautiful Seto Inland Sea 407 meters below from the main shrine. You can also enjoy the photogenic and spectacular view of the Seto Inland Sea and the mountains of Shikoku through the torii. The unusual spring chosa festival called the Takaya Shrine Taisai is held in the spring. Enjoy the chosa float competition and lion dances under the cherry blossoms.

JR Yosan Line Kan-onji Station-->Takuma Station
Around 15 minutes Adults 260 yen

Mitoyo Community Bus Takuma Station-->Chichibugahama
Around 25 minutes/100 yen

Chichibugahama Beachmore


Chichibugahama Beach

Chichibugahama boasts a 1 km long beach with peaceful seawater bathing area. Many bathers visit every summer to swim.
The beautiful setting sun in the Hiuchinada of the Seto Inland Sea is a world-renown treasure, with Chichibugahama being selected as of the 100 best sunsets of Japan. It is a stunning site that has recently surged in popularity as a famous photo spot for its similarity to the Bolivian Salt Flats in Bolivia, South America.

Mitoyo Community Bus Chichibugahama→ Takuma Station
Around 25 minutes/100 yen

JR Yosan Line Takuma Station-->Tadotsu Station
Around 10 minutes Adults 220 yen
-->JR Dosan Line  Tadotsu Station-->Kotohira
Around 10 minutes Adults 260 yen




Kotoden Kotohira Line Kotohira-->→Kawara-machi
Kotoden Shido Line Kawara-machi-->Kotohira Yashima
80 minutes Adults 640 yen

Yashima-sanjo shuttle bus Kotohira Yashima-->Yashima-sanjo
10 minutes Adults 100 yen



A unique mountain shaped like a roof that is the symbol of Kagawa and Takamatsu. Known as the historical battlefield of the famous Genpei Battle, the mountain has many historical ruins, and also offers views of the Seto Inland Sea and the city from the top. It is particularly known for Shishi no Reigan Viewpoint, the best night view spot in the prefecture. There are many other attractions, such as manatees, which other aquariums in Japan do not have, and the Shikoku Mura open-air museum which moved and restored private homes from various areas of Shikoku.

Yashima-sanjo shuttle bus Yashima-sanjo-->Yashima Station
10 minutes/100 yen

JR Kotoku Line JR Yashima Station-->JR Takamatsu Station
20 minutes/220 yen

Shodo Island area


Shodo Island area

Shodoshima Olive Bus Tanoura Eigamura Line Tonosho Port-->Angel Road-mae Around 10 minutes/150 yen

Shodoshima Angel Roadmore

Shodoshima Angel Road

A popular tourist spot where the path appears and disappears with the tide. You can walk over to Yoshima at low tide. It is a romantic place where it is said that your wish will come true if you cross holding hands with an important person.
"Promising Hill Vista Point" is at the top of a small hill overlooking Angel Road, a popular spot for couples, and is a romantic place where the sound of the bells ringing echoes for couples who wish for eternal love.

Shodoshima ferry Tonosho Port-->Takamatsu Port 
Around 1 hour Adults 690 yen

Kotoden Bus
JR Hotel Clement Takamatsu-->Takamatsu Airport
Around 35 minutes/760 yen

Takamatsu Airport

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