Top 10 things to do in Tokushima Prefecture

  1. Awa Odori Festival

    1-1 Bandai-cho, Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture
    The Awa Odori Festival is one of the largest dance festivals in Japan, held annually in Tokushima Prefecture. It is a celebration of traditional Japanese dance and music, with thousands of dancers and musicians performing in the streets.
  2. Oboke Gorge

    Oboke, Miyoshi City, Tokushima Prefecture
    Oboke Gorge is a stunning natural wonder located in Miyoshi City. Visitors can take a boat ride through the gorge and admire the towering cliffs and crystal clear water.
  3. Ryozenji Temple

    107-1 Yamashiro-cho, Naruto City, Tokushima Prefecture
    Ryozenji Temple is the first temple on the Shikoku Pilgrimage, a famous 88-temple pilgrimage in Japan. The temple is known for its beautiful gardens and historic buildings.
  4. Whitewater Rafting

    Oboke, Miyoshi City, Tokushima Prefecture
    Tokushima Prefecture is known for its excellent whitewater rafting opportunities. The Yoshino River is a popular spot for rafting, with rapids ranging from class 1 to 4.
  5. Udatsu Street

    Mima City, Tokushima Prefecture
    Udatsu Street is a historic street lined with traditional Japanese houses and shops. The street is known for its distinctive udatsu walls, which were used to prevent fires from spreading between buildings.
  6. Shikoku Mura

    557-2 Yashima Nakamachi, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture
    Shikoku Mura is an open-air museum that showcases traditional Japanese architecture and culture. Visitors can explore historic buildings, gardens, and exhibits.
  7. Mount Bizan

    Bizan-cho, Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture
    Mount Bizan is a popular hiking spot with stunning panoramic views of Tokushima City and the surrounding area. Visitors can take a cable car to the top for an easier ascent.
  8. Otsuka Museum of Art

    65-1 Naruto-cho Tosadomariura, Naruto City, Tokushima Prefecture
    The Otsuka Museum of Art is the largest ceramic art museum in the world, with over 1,000 reproductions of famous artworks from around the globe. The reproductions are made using high-tech digital imaging technology and are indistinguishable from the originals.
  9. Awa Jurobe Yashiki

    1-3-9 Kawashima, Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture
    Awa Jurobe Yashiki is a traditional Japanese house that has been converted into a museum. Visitors can learn about the history and culture of Tokushima Prefecture and participate in hands-on activities like making traditional crafts.
  10. Tokushima Ramen

    Various locations throughout Tokushima Prefecture
    Tokushima Ramen is a famous regional dish that is a must-try for any foodie visiting the area. The soup is made with a soy sauce and pork broth and is served with curly noodles and various toppings like sliced pork, green onions, and bamboo shoots.