Tokushima is the capital of Tokushima Prefecture, on the eastern side of Shikoku Island. Tokushima is famous for its Awa-odori Dance Festival, which is held every year from 12th to 15th of August, and features shamisens (traditional Japanese guitar), drums and gongs playing music to go with the tradtional dance. Tokushima is a former castle town. Today Tokushima Castle Museum is on the site of the former Tokushima Castle, along with the beautiful Omotegoten Garden.
Tokushima, Tokushima Prefecture.
Tokushima Map including surrounding attractions see.
Ichinomiya Castle was a hilltop castle only a few kilometres to the west of Tokushima City Tokushima Prefecture, where Tokushima Castle once stood. Ichinomiya Castle was used by the Ichinomi...
Tokushima Castle was a hilltop style Japanese Castle in Tokushima Tokushima Prefecture. Tokushima Castle was constructed in 1585, with a donjon added in three years later. Around 1615 the do...
TOKUSHIMA MUSEUMS and ART GALLERIES
Tokushima Castle Museum
Tokushima Castle Museum is on the site of the former Tokushima Castle in Tokushima Tokushima Prefecture. Tokushima Castle Museum exhibits art works and historic materials from the history of...
TOKUSHIMA THEATRES and CONCERT HALLS
Awa-odori Hall (Awa-odori Kaikan) is theatre where displays of Awa-odori Dance can be seen throughout the year. Tokushima is famous for its Awa-odori Dance Festival, which is held from 12th ...
TOKUSHIMA GARDENS and PARKS
Omotegoten Garden of Old Tokushima Castle is a traditional Japanese garden next to Tokushima Castle Museum in Tokushima Tokushima Prefecture. Omotegoten Garden makes extensive use of Awa-no-...
Seibu Park, in Tokushima on the island of Shikoku is famous for its cherry blossom and is considered one of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots....
Mt Bizan is the symbol of Tokushima City. From the lookout point on the top of Mt Bizan the whole of Tokushima City and beyond. On a clear day the Kii Peninsula to the east and Awaji Island ...
TOKUSHIMA TRAIN STATIONS
Sancho Ropeway Station
Sancho Ropeway Station is the terminal on Mt Bizan Tokushima Prefecture, where the main lookout point on Mt Bizan. From this point you can view the whole of Tokushima City and beyond. On a c...
Author: Craig Fryer