A century in the making, Japan’s largest garden is Takamatsu‘s verdant highlight.
Contemporary art and architecture combine with serene fishing villages on this idyllic Inland Sea island.
Climb 1346 steps to the innermost shrine of one of Shinto’s major places of pilgrimage.
Over a million revellers let their hair down at Tokushima’s annual summer dance festival.
Go whitewater rafting on the crystal-clear Yoshino River through this spectacular gorge hidden in the island’s central mountains.
This castle city boasts good nightlife, a strong literary history, a famous hot-spring resort and one of the country’s strangest temples.