Shikoku 

Shikoku is an oft-forgotten island in Japan. The smallest of Japan's Big Four, it lies to the south of Honshu. The island is thought of as a rural backwater, with few must-see attractions, but a visit there can wash away those doubts; the mountainous inner regions offer some good hiking.
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Matsuyama, meaning "pine mountain", is the homely capital of Ehime prefecture. Quite provincial yet hospitable to travelers, and …

Takamatsu is the largest city in Kagawa Prefecture on the island of Shikoku, Japan.

Mima is a city in Tokushima on the island of Shikoku. It is located inland, to the west of Tokushima city.

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Ehime prefecture is on the Japanese island of Shikoku. Ehime was formerly known as Iyo. Take a bus from Matsuyama

Tokushima prefecture is on the eastern side of the Japanese island of Shikoku. Tokushima was formerly known as the province of Awa.

Kagawa prefecture is on the Japanese island of Shikoku. Kagawa was formerly known as the province of Sanuki.

Kochi prefecture is on the Japanese island of Shikoku. Kochi was formerly known as Tosa.

The 88 Temple Pilgrimage is Japan's most famous pilgrimage route, a 1200 km loop around the island of Shikoku.

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