Sights in Ehime

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Nikitatsu Brewery

Founded in 1895, the Nikitatsu Brewery currently services as the single sake brewery in the Dougo area and produces a nation-wide recognized sake called “Nikitatsu”, which has drawn in tourists from all around the world for more than 100 years.

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Kurushima Strait Whirlpools

Arguably the most well-known attraction of Ehime prefecture is the Kurushima Strait Whirlpools: the naturally occurring water phenomenon created by salt currents in the water.

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Garyu Sanso

Literally meaning sleeping dragon, Garyu Sanso is a mountain villa said to have been built by a Meiji era trader, Kochi Torajiro (b. 1853) to live his last years in his hometown, and eventually became a place feudal lords would chill out and ponder their next invasions.

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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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Tensha-en Garden

Located in the port town of Uwajima, this Japanese garden was created in 1866. Featuring a large pond in its center, visitors can take a stroll around it to enj

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Mount Kiro Observatory Park

Open all year round, this observation point allows for a 360-degree vista of the Seto Inland Sea and is famous for the spectacular sunset views it provides of t

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Giant Store (Imabari)

This store is located at the Ehime Prefecture end of the Shimanami Kaido cycling route which also takes in Hiroshima Prefecture. The route is about 75 kilometer

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Uwajima Castle

This castle, built in 941, was the Uwajima Clan's center of power during the Edo Period (1603-1868).

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Ozu Castle

Ozu Castle was built in 1331 by Utsunomiya Toyofusa. It is in a small seaside town in Ehime.

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Mingei Iyo Kasuri Kaikan

Mingei Iyo Kasuri Kaikan displays Iyo Kasuri fabric and organizes dyeing workshops.

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Matsuyama Castle

What stands as Matsuyama Castle today is one of Japan’s few original surviving castle structures, with all 21 of its buildings listed as Important Cultural Properties of Japan.

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Isaniwa Jinja Shrine

Isaniwa Jinja Shrine is one of the three shrines in Japan built in the Hachiman-style architecture.

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Dogo Park (Yuzuki Castle Remains)

Dogo Park is located on the ruins of Yuzuki Castle, built in the 14th century.