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NATURE / SIGHTS

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    Tainohama Beach

    Included within ‘Muroto-Anan Kaigan Quasi National Park', the 1.5 meter sandy…

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    Laying-eggs Loggerhead Turtles

    Every year, loggerhead turtles come to Ohama Beach to lay their eggs…

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    Ohama Beach

    Noted as a laying-eggs place for loggerhead turtles, Ohama…

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    Omega Sun (Daruma Asahi)

    During the winter from various vantage points along…

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    Yakuouji Temple

    The 23 site of Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage, Yakuouji is…

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    Mitsuishi Shrine

    Kindly referred to as “Gongensan” by the local residents, this shrine pays…

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    Hiwasa Castle

    Thought to be the site of an ancient hill-top…

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    Naval Battle of Awa Memorial Park

    On January 28, 1868 while warring factions were embroiled…

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    Hiwasa Sea Turtle Museum Caretta

    Located just meters from Ohama Beach where Loggerhead…

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    Minami Awa Sun Line

    This picturesque 16.5km stretch of coastal road connects the towns…

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    The Cherry Blossom Roadway

    From late March into early April, the cherry trees lining…

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    Roadside Station Hiwasa

    With over 200,000 guests that visit annually, Roadside Station Hiwasa is…

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FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL / ENTERTAINMENT

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    Hiwasa Hachiman Shrine Fall Festival

    This traditional fall festival has continued in Hiwasa for more than 200 years…

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    Akamatsu Shrine Votive Fireworks Festival

    Held on the grounds of Akamatsu Shrine, these blowing pipe fireworks…

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    Yuki Fall Festival Series

    Hosted throughout each areas of Yuki, these festivals surge with the vitality…

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    Gedai Dance

    Designated as practices preserving ‘intangible folk cultural…

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    Hiwasa Winter Festival

    Attracting many guests from inside and outside the prefecture, this annual…

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    Hiwasa Sea Turtle Festival

    Held initially on the shore of Ohama Beach, where the Loggerhead…

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    Yuki Lobster Festival

    Every year on the fourth Sunday of October, this festival is held to the backdrop of community…

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EXCURSION

PLAY / NATURE/ SEA

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    UmiToAsobo-yaUmitatsu

    Our calling is to assist our guests with enjoying, being moved…

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    Jinrikikikaku

    As we believe in experiencing the great outdoors actively,…

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    Sea Turtle Marine Cruise

    Passengers embark from Hiwasa Port on an approximately 40-minute cruise covering…

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    Hanabatake (Naturally dyed goods)

    Guests can partake in the indigo-dying process here. Guests can also bring…

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    Yakuouji Temple

    The special inner-access by the priest’s guide…

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    Volunteer Tour Guides Association Hiwasa

    Known as the town of “sea turtles”, “faith” and the blend of “people and nature”…

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EAT

JAPANESE FOOD / CHIKEN / CAFE

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    Minami Awa Sunline Mobillage

    Surrounded by a river, the mountains and the sea, this restaurant and…

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    Ratorie Abe

    Housed in a remodeled farmer’s adobe from yesteryear, the head chef…

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    odori

    Based on the concept of farmers directly purveying local produce and the…

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    Murakami

    With its thick, pristine flesh and sweet and savory flavor, the Bigfin Reef Squid…

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    Hatsuhana

    Sandwiches made by the proprietor, a vegetable expert, combine fresh local…

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    Takoyaki Terauchi

    Offering takoyaki (grilled octopus dumplings), kimchee- filled…

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    Aji Ichi

    Collaborating two of the Minami Awa region’s delicacies…

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    Okonomiyaki Tenka

    Our tender, fluffy okonomiyaki is what keeps our customers’…

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    Authentic Handmade Udon「Yasuragi」

    Our Yakuyoke Udon is a hearty, satisfying bowl of noodles topped with…

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    Yakuouji Hot Springs’ Muryoju

    Attached directly to Yakuouji Hot Springs, the Muryoju restaurant features…

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    Tobasaku Hiwasa

    Priced great! Tastes great! And with 20 different toppings, you can…

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    Sweets Lagoon Azure Shogodo

    With lunch menu offerings such as ‘Uminoko’ pasta and Chicken Curry…

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    Mamebon Café

    How would you like to relax at a café placed in a…

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    Awa Odori Chinese Noodles Aian

    This dish, based on a simple bone broth of Awa odori…

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    Minami Shokudo

    Please enjoy various dishes (seasonal cassolette, fried foods…

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    Café Nirenoki

    Loved by the locals for over 40 years, the café continues to offer…

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    Heiwa-en

    The grilled variety meats are cuts of Japanese beef, as well…

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    Restaurant Midori

    Depending on the day, sushi, sashimi, rice bowl dishes and many…

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    Korean Homestyle Cuisine Omoni

    One can eat authentic Korean cuisine here in Minami…

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    Daiminken Chinese Cuisine

    Incorporating chicken stock with light salt for a light, savory…

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    Relaxing Cafe Nagomian

    Housed in a renovated old home, this restaurant has a timeless feel…

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    Gobankan

    Our ramen is comprised mainly of rich pork-bone and…

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    Hiwasa-ya

    From the ‘sea’: we offer sliced fish from what we catch here in town…

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    Funatsuki

    Please enjoy the Kaiseki meals, the Big-Dish cuise and the meals…

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    Teahouse Tanihyo

    The café is set in a remodeled house initially built in the Edo Period…

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    Okonomiyaki Kusaka

    The restaurant is a time capsule that continues to offer the nostalgic flavors…

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    Tekoya

    Limited to the afternoons, our daily lunch special is 780 yen and makes…

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    Café Turtle

    Our fragrant and flavorful house espresso is available: so please…

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    Shiroi Todai

    This restaurant is right in front of the Ohama beach which is also selected…

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    Drive-in Kaizokusen

    With a storefront in the shape of a fishing boat, come and enjoy seafood…

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    at Teramae

    With a storefront in the shape of a fishing boat, come and enjoy seafood…

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STAY

HOTEL / GUEST HOUSE / OLD HOUSE / CAMP