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Other Historic Site/Building Spots in Tokushima Area

  • Ochiai-Shuraku (Community of Ochiai)
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Higashiyaochiai
    This mountain settlement is lined with around 70 homes built from the mid-Edo period to the early Showa period on a steep slope with an elevation difference of 390 meters. In 2005, it was designated as a National Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings. The Iya region has many Heike no Ochudo legends about members of the Taira Clan who survived and retreated to remote regions after the Taira Clan was defeated in the Genpei War.
  • The Peeing Boy of Iya Gorge
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    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Ikedachoumatsuo
    This statue of a peeing boy was based on anecdotes about local children and travelers who tested their bravery here by peeing off the edge of the 200-meter cliff above the Iya River. Created in 1968 by Tokushima sculptor Ryoko Kawasaki, the statue stands on a rock in Nana Magari (seven curves), said to be the hardest part of the Iya Kaido Highway.
  • Shikoku Yoshinogawa Nice rafting
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Ikedachouori Shimooda 38-1
  • Mugiaozora project
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    Tokushima Pref. Kaifugunmugichou Nakamura Honson 260-1
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Higashiyaochiai 252
  • River Adventure Club 〔Shikoku Yoshinogawa Rafting〕
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    Tokushima Miyoshi-shi Yamashirocho Nishiu 1259-1
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    Tokushima Naruto-shi Narutocho
  • TOPS Outdoor Station
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokushima Miyoshi-shi Yamashirocho Yamato Kawa 905-banchi no 2
  • Kunishiteishisekidannotukana
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    Tokushima Pref. Mimashi Mimachou Monk 373
  • Kamo Nodai Kudosu
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    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshigunhigashimiyoshichou Kamo 1482
  • Konakijijinosekizou
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    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Yamashirochoukamimyou
  • Chi Iori
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokushima Miyoshi-shi Higashiiya Tsurui 209
  • Germany Heinoireihi
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokushima Pref. Narutoshi Oasachouhinoki Maruyama 17-2
  • Tubakidomarinoawasuigunyashikiato
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    Tokushima Pref. Ananshi Tsubakidomarichou
  • Omizudaishi
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    Tokushima Pref. Kaifugunminamichou Abu
  • Einstein Yujonoishibumi
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    Tokushima Pref. Mimashi Anabukichoumishima Mainakajima
  • Hotokeishi
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    Tokushima Pref. Katsuragunkatsurachou Mitani
  • Inubushi Kyusukezo
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    Tokushima Pref. Itanogunitanochou Matsudani
  • Joshinan
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokushima Pref. Myouzaigunkamiyamachou Shimobun Underground
  • Awa Historic Site Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokushima Tokushima-shi Kokufucho Nishiyano

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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