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Rest Spot Spots in Shodo Island Area

  • Roadside Station Shodoshima Olive Park
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    Kagawa Pref. Shouzugunshoudoshimachou Nishimura A: 1941-1
    This rest area is located within Shodoshima Olive Park in Shodoshima Town, Shodoshima County, Kagawa Prefecture. About 2,000 olive trees and over 130 types of herbs are cultivated here, and the park offers an expansive view of the Seto Inland Sea. The pure white “Greek windmill” and other features give the area a distinctly Mediterranean feel. The site includes a cafe with a wonderful view, as well as the “Olive Museum,” which has a shop that offers various olive-themed goods. There’s also an herb garden and the rocket used in the live-action adaptation of “Kiki’s Delivery Service,” along with a natural hot spring, a craft workshop facility, a lodging facility, and more. The cherry blossoms from late March through early April are gorgeous, and there are night cherry blossom light-up events held as well.

    Shodoshima is more recently known for its Olive Oil and this park celebrates it. It has a large grove of olive trees in front an behind the main building. There are land marks dotted around the...

  • Roadside Station Osaka Castle Zanseki Kinen Park
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    Kagawa Pref. Shouzuguntonoshouchou Omi Kou 909-1
    This roadside station is located in Shodoshima Island's north-central region. About 40 stones are still on the site from when it was quarried for the expansion and repair of Osaka Castle's stone walls by the Tokugawa Shogunate. A museum showcases the stones and the tools used to transport them. The facility also has a shop and a café, making it a good spot for tourists to drop by while out for a drive.
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    Kagawa Pref. Shouzugunshoudoshimachou Murou 2084-1

Kagawa Areas

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Japan’s smallest prefecture, Kagawa, may take up just a small corner of Shikoku, but it has grown increasingly popular with the recognition of Naoshima, its "art island" in the Seto Inland Sea between Shikoku and Honshu. Just a stone’s throw from the islands, mainland Kagawa’s prefectural capital, Takamatsu, holds history in its castle ruins and its pride and joy, Ritsurin Garden, is known as one of the country’s best gardens.

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