10 Sights in Takamatsu, Japan (with Map and Images)

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1. Tamura Jinja

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Tamura Jinja (田村神社) is a Shinto shrine in the Ichinomiya neighborhood of the city of Takamatsu in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is the ichinomiya of former Sanuki Province. The main festivals of the shrine are held annually on May 8 and October 8. It is located approximately 7 km south of downtown Takamatsu. The area has abundant spring water, and the shrine is based on the worship of the god of water and the shrine's inner shrine is built over a spring. The name 'Tamura' is based on locale, and has no relationship with Sakanoue no Tamuramaro like other shrines of the same name in other parts of Japan.

Wikipedia: Tamura Shrine (EN)

2. 男木島灯台

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Ogijima Lighthouse is a stone lighthouse located at the northern end of Ogijima Island in Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture. In response to the increase in marine traffic in the Seto Inland Sea after the Sino-Japanese War, it was built at the eastern end of the Bisan-Seto East Passage by Japan people in 1895 after the departure of Brunton, known as the "father of lighthouses." The lighttower is made of granite (Anji stone) and is one of only two unpainted lighthouses in the Japan (the other is Tsunoshima Lighthouse).

Wikipedia: 男木島灯台 (JA)

3. 華下天満宮

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Hanashita Tenmangu (花下天満宮) is a Shinto shrine located in Hyakugen-cho, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is said to be the oldest shrine in Takamatsu City, but there are other old shrines in Takamatsu City, for example, Tamura Shrine in Ichinomiya Town was founded in 704 AD and is more than 100 years before 845 AD, when Sugawara Michishin, who is enshrined by Tenmangu, was born, so this Tenmangu is not the oldest shrine in Takamatsu City.

Wikipedia: 華下天満宮 (JA)

4. 法然寺

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Hōnenji Temple is a temple of the Jodo sect located in Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Fosho Mountain. For details, it is called Foshozan Raiyōin Hōranji Temple. The main statue is a statue of Amida Buddha that is said to be a Hōran work. The second temple of the 25 sacred sites of the Lord, the Great Black Heaven of the Sanuki Seven Lucky Gods.

Wikipedia: 法然寺 (JA)

5. Shikoku Mura

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Shikoku Mura (四国村) is an open-air architectural park in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. It houses over twenty buildings from around Shikoku dating from the Edo period through to the Taishō period, four of which have been designated Important Cultural Properties. The park opened in 1976 and covers an area of approximately fifty thousand square metres.

Wikipedia: Shikoku Mura (EN), Website

6. The Kagawa Museum

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The Kagawa Museum is a prefectural museum in Takamatsu, Japan, dedicated to the history and art of Kagawa Prefecture. The museum opened in 2008, consolidating the three institutions of the Kagawa Prefectural Cultural Hall ; Seto Inland Sea Folk History Museum  ; and Kagawa History Museum ; the first two institutions now operate as annexes of The Kagawa Museum.

Wikipedia: The Kagawa Museum (EN)

7. Bekkaku19 Kouzai-ji

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Kozaiji Temple is a temple of the Daikakuji sect of the Shingon sect located in Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture. The mountain number is Hodozan. The main statue is a life-extending Jizo Bodhisattva. Shikoku Bekku 20 Sacred Sites No. 19, Shikoku 33 Kannon Sacred Sites No. 33, Sanuki Seven Lucky God Bishamonten.

Wikipedia: 香西寺 (JA), Website

8. Ritsurin Garden

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Ritsurin Garden is a large, historic garden in Takamatsu, Japan. It was completed in 1745 as a private strolling garden and villa for the local feudal lords, and opened to the public in 1875. Ritsurin is one of the largest strolling gardens in Japan, and a major tourist attraction for Kagawa Prefecture.

Wikipedia: Ritsurin Garden (EN), Website

9. 冠櫻神社

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Kanei Shrine (Kanei-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Yusa, Konan-cho, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. Also known as "Kamuro Hachimangu", it is known as the clan god of Konan Town and is also known as a matchmaking shrine. "Sanuki 15 Shrine Sacred Ground" No. 7.

Wikipedia: 冠纓神社 (JA)

10. 大善寺

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Daizenji (大善寺, Daizenji) is a temple of the Shinshu Otani school located in Kokubunji-cho, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Shichibo. The main statue is Amitabha Buddha.

Wikipedia: 大善寺 (高松市) (JA)


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