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Shikoku Mura Village

91 Yashima-naka-machi, Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-843-3111
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Nice heritage site

Great museum of buildings and architecture with a art gallery tucked away within it. Got to yashima... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Peter W
Greater London, United Kingdom
via mobile
A great look into the architectural history of Shikoku.

We saw more than20 buildings from around the island relocated to this area. It is easy to reach by... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“soy sauce” (3 reviews)
91 Yashima-naka-machi, Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-843-3111
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Great museum of buildings and architecture with a art gallery tucked away within it. Got to yashima station via jr train from takamatsu station. There was a specific bus laid on to take visitors to the museum. Bus was 100 yen but you were given...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We saw more than20 buildings from around the island relocated to this area. It is easy to reach by the light rail system and worth at least half a day. Several places to eat there or nearby.

Thank pdrobin77
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The outdoor museum is situated on a hillside with structures faithfully rebuilt to show life as it was back in the late 1800's. The first stop is a rope bridge which many people walk over with some degree of fear...

1  Thank T0banker
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I have visited many such open-air museums such as Skansen in Stockholm, which claims to be the first. This is probably the most intimate and detailed look at rustic life of the past that I have seen; and in the fall, at least, certainly the...More

Thank masuke
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The attraction tells a lot about Shikoku's history, such as the ancient industries or how the architecture in the place has changed. Some culture is revealed but you do not learn a lot about Shikoku culture. One thing to note is that the attraction-flow is...More

Thank D L
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Lots of history and udon at the end of it. Definitely stay and try the Sanuki udon there. Kagawa is the world udon centre.

Thank Commenter-02134
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The 31 antique buildings are carefully placed so as to show each one separately. There are surprises I will not disclose but the museum is at the top of my list of necessary to mention.

Thank keithkanderson
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a wonderfully interesting open air museum with buildings from various parts of the area including family farm houses, production facilities for things like soy sauce and sugar, a kabuki theatre and so forth. It's set on a hillside and the terrain is very...More

Thank mbloggs
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is not an expansive open air museum, but it is in a beautiful setting and has excellent information in Japanese and English posted by each structure. The buildings were moved from Shinkoku Island and are from the Edo and Meiji period and include farmhouses,...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Shikoku Mura village is well worth the slightly confusing journey. Another reviewer has provided directions. We started by having delicious ramen at the restaurant. This interesting site consists of old wooden and bamboo constructions of both homes and light industrial buildings, such as the soya...More

2  Thank margaret13_12
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