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Winter Fantasy in Mannou Park

Winter Fantasy in Mannou Park

Nov 23rd - Jan 5th

Winter fantasy in Sanuki Mannou Park is one of the largest scale illuminations in the Shikoku area

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Where to eat in Kagawa

Nakano Udon School

Nakano Udon School

Tony Mariani

Nakano Udon School is a restaurant where you can try your hand at preparing Kagawa's celebrated udon noodles. You then get to..

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Places to stay in Kagawa

Benesse House Naoshima

Benesse House Naoshima

Bonson Lam

Benesse House Naoshima was opened in 1992 with the concept of "symbiosis of nature, architecture and art". This boutique hotel redefines..

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The Olivean Shodoshima Resort Hotel

The Olivean Shodoshima Resort Hotel

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The Olivean Resort Hotel is a five-star luxury hotel located on Shodo Island in Kagawa prefecture. Enjoy panoramic views of the..

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Cafe Kuguri

Cafe Kuguri

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Cafe Kuguri is a great little cafe just west of the city center. Coffee and desserts are available all day, as well as morning and..

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About Kagawa

Okinawa Nagasaki Fukuoka Saga Kumamoto Kagoshima Miyazaki Oita Ehime Kochi Tokushima Kagawa Yamaguchi Hiroshima Okayama Tottori Shimane Hyogo Kyoto Osaka Wakayama Nara Shiga Mie Fukui Ishikawa Toyama Gifu Aichi Nagano Shizuoka Niigata Yamanashi Kanagawa Tokyo Saitama Gunma Tochigi Chiba Ibaraki Fukushima Miyagi Yamagata Iwate Akita Aomori Hokkaido
Region Shikoku
Island Shikoku
Capital Takamatsu
Population 995,842
Area 1,876.73 sq. km

Kagawa Prefecture (香川県, Kagawa-ken) is mainly known for two things: being the smallest prefecture in Japan and for its udon noodles.

In fact, Kagawa's Sanuki udon is so famous that the prefecture's tourism PR campaign has been named "Udon Prefecture." But while you make sure to try out their satisfying Sanuki udon, there's more to Kagawa than their somewhat self-deprecating tourism campaign name suggests. 23 of the Shikoku Pilgrimage's 88 temples are within Kagawa's borders, while the Marugame Castle is one of the oldest castles still standing.

Other notable tourist destinations include the historical garden of Ritsurin Park, and Kankakei, famous for its maple trees. And if you're in Kagawa, definitely visit the island of Naoshima, renowned for its many art museums and exhibits surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes. 

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