Sightseeing Spot Spots in Tokushima Area

  • Inukai Noson Stage
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    Tokushima Pref. Tokushimashi Hatachou Hachiya 67-3 Goo Shrine grounds
    This rural stage, designated as a national, important tangible folk cultural property in 1998, has been used for Ningyo Joruri puppet theater since the Edo period. In early November each year, public performances are held on the stage, which stands on the grounds of Goo Shrine. On the day of the event, a ritual performance of Shiki Sanbaso, which originated in a program of Noh, is first offered to the shrine to pray for an abundant crop and a peaceful world. Then, a Ningyo Joruri performance is held. Finally, members of a local preservation society perform a fusuma karakuri show featuring different tricks with painted sliding doors.
  • Awa no Dochu
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    Tokushima Pref. Awashi Awachousakuranoka
    Located an approximately 15-minute drive from the Wakicho Interchange or Awa Parking Area on the Tokushima Expressway, it has a unique landscape characterized by distinctive pillars of soil formed by the erosion of the gravel bed. In addition to Hatogatake designated a national natural monument, the topography consists of five peaks including Tachibanadake, Mushirodake, Furodake and Torodake, and it is one of the world's three largest with the Rocky Mountains in the United States and the Earth Pyramids of South Tyrol in Italy. With a promenade and an observation deck in the vicinity, it is possible to look out from various angles. It is also illuminated in the nighttime.
  • Tenku no Mura Kakashi no Sato
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    Tokushima Miyoshi-shi Higashiiya Sugeoi 191
    "This rural settlement is famous for having more scarecrows then people. It became known as ""kakashi no sato"" (scarecrow village) for the more than 180 scarecrows that have been built to prevent crop damage by wild animals. Many tourists visit the area to see the scarecrows, which have been placed in a variety of settings including a closed elementary school."
  • Naruto no whirling waves
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    Tokushima Naruto-shi Narutocho Tosadomariura Fukuike
  • Ko no Se Valley
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    Tokushima Naka-gun Nakacho Kito Kitagawa
  • Kamo Nodai Kudosu
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    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshigunhigashimiyoshichou Kamo 1482
  • Naruto no Uzushio
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    Tokushima Naruto-shi Narutocho Naruto Park
  • Bentenyama
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    Tokushima Tokushima-shi Katanokamicho Bezaiten 8-1
  • Kohirakunoishitumi
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    Tokushima Pref. Yoshinogawashi Misato Ogami
  • Wajiki Line
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    Tokushima Naka-gun Nakacho
  • de Rayke Entei
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    Tokushima Pref. Mimashi Wakimachikitashou Shibayuka 91-3
  • lucky Kyuden
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    Around Tokushima Prefecture Mima Anabuki
  • Seibu Park
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    Tokushima Tokushima-shi Kamona Cho Shoyama
  • Iwawaki Park
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    Tokushima Anan-shi Hanouracho Iwawaki
  • Agawa Ume no Sato
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    Tokushima Myozai-gun Kamiyamacho Ano Ninomiya
  • Hachihyakuyorozushinnogoten
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    Tokushima Pref. Mimashi Wakimachi Higashiakatani 1701-2
  • Kawai Toge no Shidarezakura
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    Tokushima Mima-shi Koyadaira Okita Kawai Pass Tunnel Area
  • Tonokawauchi Valley
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    Tokushima Katsuura-gun Kamikatsucho Ikumi
  • Myodani Bairin
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    Tokushima Anan-shi Nagaikecho Sumi No Tani
  • Misato no Ume
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    Tokushima Yoshinogawa Misato

Tokushima Areas


The southeastern corner of Shikoku is home to Tokushima prefecture, a region celebrated for its luscious nature and the nation's favorite Awa Odori, an energetic dance to which an annual summer festival has been dedicated. Keeping the upbeat tempo, whirlpools excite the Naruto sea off Tokushima, while inland, dramatic cliffs line the Iya Valley, promising unrivaled views of vast and vibrant scenery.

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