Ehime

About Ehime

Ehime is home to Dogo Onsen, one of Japan's oldest hot springs with a history going back almost 1,000 years. In the loosely auto-biographical novel **Botchan**, famous late 1800s author Matsume Soseki has the main character frequent the springs as a favorite retreat. The prefectural capital Matsuyama is best known for its castle. Of course Ehime's many temples are on Kobo Daishi's 88 temple pilgrimage, a route that goes across all four prefectures of Shikoku. The mild weather and the Seto Inland Sea make for delicious food in Ehime. Try the local seafood, sake and mikan (Mandarin oranges) and be sure to taste the "goshiki somen" (five-colored thin noodles).

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Uchiko-za Theater

Uchiko-za is a kabuki theater that was built in 1916. It is still in operation today.

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Yokaichi Old Town

100 year old historical district, Yokaichi Old Town in Uchiko is a preserved street of houses and craftsman shops.

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Sankaku-ji Temple

Sankaku-ji Temple, located in Ehime, is the sixty-fifth temple of the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage.

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Isshin

Located right next to Uwajima Castle, this restaurant serves local cuisine. Especially popular for their seafood, highlights on Isshin's menu include sea bream

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Tanimoto Kamabokoten (Matsuyama Dogo)

This shop is best known for its jakoten, a type of fish sausage made from small fish that are pureed into a paste and then fried. Jakoten is a local specialty o

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Mikan No Ki (Bocchan Square)

Located right across the famous Dogo Onsen hot spring, this cafe is popular with both locals and visitors to refresh after taking a hot bath in the onsen. Mikan

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Umenoya

Umenoya is set in Matsuyama, 2.1 km from Matsuyama castle and 800 metres from Himegin Hall. Free private parking is available on site. Each room at this ryokan

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