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Course6 Shikoku Gourmet Enjoyment Trip

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3-day pass 8,500yen

1st Day

1Takamatsu Station

Takamatsu Station has the largest number of commuters of any station in JR Shikoku, and the current station building was completed in 2001. The smiling "SHIKOKU SMILE STATION" station character was created as a symbol of the service in 2013, greeting customers with a smile and a spirit of hospitality. Currently, the exterior of Takamatsu Station is wrapped with Takamatsu Eki-chan advertising for a limited time, and the large smiling face greets customers that use the station.

2Sanuki Udon (Kake Udon)

Sanuki Udon is a very popular dish in Kagawa and is a favorite of prefectural residents. There are many different variations, including Kake Udon, Zaru Udon, and Kamatama Udon. The price is also reasonable, and there are formats like self-service restaurants that you can only find in Kagawa, so be sure to try it.

3"Honetsukidori"(Bone-in Chicken)

Thigh meat is cooked juicy and seasoned with salt and pepper. It is often available at Izakaya and goes well with beer.

  • Takamatsu Airport
  • 1Takamatsu Station
  • 2Lunch:Sanuki Udon
  • 3Dinner:Bone-in Chicken
    [Lodging] Takamatsu City

*A separate boarding pass is required for travel between Takamatsu Airport and Takamatsu.
(The ALL SHIKOKU Rail Pass does not work.)

2nd Day

4Kompira Shrine

Kompira is worshipped as the god of agriculture, industry, medicine, and marine protection. The nickname of the shrine is "Kompira-san."

5Hirome Ichiba

The Hirome Market is a large food stall village-like facility with a total of 60 shops, including restaurants and souvenir shops. Pick the dish of your liking from the shop of your choice, and enjoy the taste of Tosa to your heart's content.

6Katsuo no Tataki (Minced Bonito)

Looking for the taste of Kochi? This is it. Bonito is cooked over a straw-fueled flame so that the outside is fragrant and the inside is juicy. Garnished with garlic and onions, you can eat it with vinegar and soy sauce or simply with salt. The first bonito of the spring or the returning bonito of the autumn taste best.

  • Takamatsu Station
  • Kotohira Station
  • 4Visit to Kotohira-gu Shrine/
    Shopping on Kotohira-Ishidan-dori
  • Lunch:
    Sanuki Udon
  • Kotohira Station
  • Kochi Station/
    Kochiekimae tram stop
  • Harimaya-bashi tram stop
  • 5Hirome Ichiba
  • Harimaya-bashi tram stop
  • Kochiekimae tram stop
  • 6
    Dinner: Tataki and gyoza from a food stand
    [Lodging] Kochi City

3rd Day

7Nabeyaki Ramen(Scalloped Ramen)

This ramen has long been a local favorite in Susaki. Featuring chicken bone and soy sauce based soup, straight thin noodles and ingredients like onions, eggs, and chikuwa, it is served simmering hot in an earthen pot, so be careful not to get burnt!

8Kaiyodo Hobby Train

The KAIYODO Hobby Train that runs on the Yodo Line has undergone a makeover and is now called the KAIYODO Hobby Train “Kappa Uyo-uyo-gō”. The exterior of the new train are decorated with images of kappa (mystical river imps) playing in a clean, fresh river, and on the inside of the train you’ll find kappa figure dolls. Also exhibited in a display case inside the train are many kappa figures. It is a train with a chock-full of kappa stuff, both on the inside and outside.

9Taimeshi (rice with minced sea bream; Nanyo region)

Taimeshi is a local cuisine of Ehime and comes in two types depending on the region. In Toyo and Chuyo, a whole sea bream is cooked and placed on top of seasoned rice cooked with various ingredients. In Nanyo, sea bream sashimi is placed on rice, and a mix of special sauce, raw eggs, sesame, minced green onions, and other ingredients is poured on top.

  • Kochi Station
  • Susaki Station
  • 7Lunch:
    Nabeyaki Ramen(Scalloped Ramen)
  • Susaki Station
  • Kubokawa Station
  • 8Kaiyodo Hobby Train
  • Uwajima Station
  • 8
    Dinner: Rice with minced sea bream
    [Lodging] Uwajima City

4th Day

10Okaido&Gintengai

Okaido and Gintengai are long arcades in downtown Matsuyama City with various shops and restaurants. If you're going shopping in Ehime, you'll want to take a look around Okaido.

11Botchan Train (Iyotetsu)

The name "Botchan Train" comes from the novel by the same name written by Soseki Natsume (Meiji era novelist). The reason for the name is that it is small and cute like a matchbox as described within the novel.

  • Uwajima Station
  • Matsuyama Station/
    JR Matsuyamaekimae tram stop
  • Okaido tram stop
  • 10Shopping in Okaido
  • Okaido tram stop
  • 11Botchan Train
  • Dogo Onsen tram stop
  • JR Matsuyamaekimae tram stop
  • [Lodging] Matsuyama City (Dogo Onsen)

5th Day

ABy ship

11Matsuyama Station

Matsuyama Station is the station that represents Matsuyama City. The station building was renovated with a retro look in 2000. A triangle roof modeled after the original station building and old Matsuyama Junior High School decorates the central entrance at the front. The image of Matsuyama that is hoped to be conveyed is that of a town in the clouds atop a hill.

12Matsuyama Kanko Port

Regular service to Hiroshima and Kure.

BBy airplane

11Matsuyama Station

Matsuyama Station is the station that represents Matsuyama City. The station building was renovated with a retro look in 2000. A triangle roof modeled after the original station building and old Matsuyama Junior High School decorates the central entrance at the front. The image of Matsuyama that is hoped to be conveyed is that of a town in the clouds atop a hill.

13Matsuyama Airport

The gateway in the sky to Ehime with eight domestic routes and regular flights to Seoul and Shanghai.

ABy ship

  • 11Matsuyama Station
  • 12Matsuyama Kanko Port
  • Hiroshima Port

*A separate boarding pass is required for travel between Matsuyama and Hiroshima Port.
(The ALL SHIKOKU Rail Pass does not work.)

BBy airplane

  • 11Matsuyama Station
  • 12 Matsuyama Airport
  • Itami Airport

*A separate boarding pass is required for travel between Matsuyama and Itami Airport.
(The ALL SHIKOKU Rail Pass does not work.)

* Meal costs are not included in the price.

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