3 days in Shikoku Itinerary

3 days in Shikoku Itinerary

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Matsuyama
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Kotohira-cho
— 1 night

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Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): make a trip to Bocchan Wind up Clock, then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and then explore the historical opulence of Matsuyama Castle.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Matsuyama online travel route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Matsuyama is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: highs in Matsuyama hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Kotohira-cho.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Historic Sites · Spas
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Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Bocchan Wind up Clock ©
Bocchan Wind up Clock
Thermal Spas

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Kotohira-cho

Kotohira-cho ©
Known only for being the home of the Kompirasan Shrine Complex, the tiny town of Kotohira-cho remains a popular day trip destination from larger nearby cities.
On the 19th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Kotohira-gu.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kotohira-cho attractions planning app.

Drive from Matsuyama to Kotohira-cho in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kotohira-cho are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotohira-cho

Historic Sites
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Kotohira-gu ©
Kotohira-gu

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