Your source of good luck when exploring Japan!

Ehime PrefecturePage: 1/2

One of Three Major Festivals in Shikoku: Niihama Taiko Matsuri in Ehime Prefecture

Over three days in October, a lively annual autumn festival takes place in Niihama City, Ehime Prefecture. Held in various districts throughout the city, it's known by its generic name, Niihama Taiko Matsuri. This festival celebrates the abundant harvest of autumn. Along with Tokushima's Awa-Odori and Kochi's Yosakoi summer dance festivals, the Taiko Matsuri is famous as one of the three major festivals in Shikoku.

Ehime Prefecture – “Nanrakuen” Ume Festival

Nanrakuen is the largest Japanese garden in Shikoku, boasting a total area of 153,322 square meters.
Every year, 160 trees for 15 different types of plum bloom one after another for a month, making going to view the flowers an amazing experience.
Umemi Teahouse offers free plum tea and has amazake and red bean soup for sale.
Fun events such as umeboshi seed-spreading tournaments are also held during this period.

Ehime Seaside Romantic Christmas

At Christmas, Futami Seaside Park features a beautifully lit Christmas tree!
The park wraps guests in a warm feeling as they see the park’s facilities lit up brightly and visit the Lover’s Cape and Sunset Museum. On the 23rd, starting at 15:00, Santa Claus swoops down on a paraglider and gives gifts to children!

A Relaxing Trip to the Seto Inland Sea – Komogakushi Onsen Hotel on Secluded Iwagi Island

The Seto Inland Sea, Japan’s largest inland sea, is dotted with countless islands and known for its “multi-island beauty.” This time, we are introducing the “Komogakushi Onsen Hotel Sanyo Club,” located on the secluded Iwagi Island in the center of the Seto Inland Sea. The name “Komogakushi” (“Hidden in Reeds”) comes from a story that tells that a Jizo statue wrapped in reeds once washed up at the cape on the hotel’s grounds.

Cat Paradise in Aoshima, Ehime Prefecture ♡

Aoshima is an island in Ehime Prefecture’s Ozu City, off of the Seto Inland Sea. This article will introduce a tour of Aoshima. Also known as Cat Island, Aoshima is a paradise for cats and cat-lovers like me, with a population of around 15 people and over 100 cats.

Day 3 in Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture  ~Okaido area, Bansuisou and Sakano Ueno Kumo Museum ~

Matsuyama City in Ehime prefecture is the biggest city in Shikoku area. Not only the city is famous for magnet tourist spots such as Matsuyama castle and Dogo Onsen, it is also deeply associated with Japanese literature and historical famous people.
I made a trip to Matsuyama for 3 nights and 4 days back in November, 2016.
In my article, I am going to show you the pictures from the trip and I hope they will help you to get to know the area.
In this article, I will write about my visit to Bansuisou, Sakano Ueno Museum and also about nightview in the area.

Day 2 in Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture  ~Matsuyama Castle and Ninomaru Historical Garden~

Matsuyama City in Ehime prefecture is the biggest city in Shikoku area. Not only the city is famous for magnet tourist spots such as Matsuyama castle and Dogo Onsen, it is also deeply associated with Japanese literature and historical famous people.
I made a trip to Matsuyama for 3 nights and 4 days back in November, 2016.
In my article, I am going to show you the pictures from the trip and I hope they will help you to get to know the area.
In this article, I will write about the famous Taimeshi and Matsuyama Castle.

Day 1 for a trip in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture  ~Fully enjoy the townscape of Dogo Onsen and Sea bream dishes!~

Matsuyama City in Ehime prefecture is the biggest city in Shikoku area. Not only the city is famous for magnet tourist spots such as Matsuyama castle and Dogo Onsen, it is also deeply associated with Japanese literature and historical famous people.
I made a trip to Matsuyama for 3 nights and 4 days back in November, 2016.
In my article, I am going to show you the pictures from the trip and I hope they will help you to get to know the area.
In this one, I will talk about a stroll in Dogo Onsen!