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accessible info  :    JR Shikoku  /  Hotel

  Udon noodles     

Eating udon noodles in Takamatsu is a main attraction for Japanese tourists. Udon noodles made in Takamatsu are so delicious. Kagawa people often say, "We eat udon every day". Visitors can try udon noodles in some factories. Morning and lunch are the best time to eat udon noodles because they are so fresh. Some private houses in local areas run udon restaurants. Many of the private houses have no step at the entrance.   ruction

  Ritsurin Garden     

Ritsurin Garden Park has a wheelchair accessible routeYou can check the route shown in blue and red on the web site. The park has many flat toilets for wheelchair users. But there are some unpaved gravel roads, so wheelchair cannot go into some part of the park.
http://www.my-kagawa.jp/ritsuringarden 
    

  Naoshima     

Modern art island. Benesse House is located on mountaion. Almost all accessible. Chishu art museum is also located on a hill. Some art works are not seen if you do not walk. Art House Project is made in old house. They are not wheelchair accessible. Nice public bath with modern art is also with steps at entrance, but should enter it with some help. Bus has steps so use taxi in Naoshima. Ships are no problem.
http://www.naoshima.net/en/     http://www.benesse-artsite.jp/en

  Awa odori festival    
Awa Dance festival in Tokushima is one of the most famous festivals in Japan. If you pay for seat reservation, you can take viewing seats include wheelchair space. (Make a phone call for reserving the seats.). However, there are many viewing spots on the streets because Awa dances are performed in many places. So you do not have to reserve the viewing seats to see the dances.
http://www.city.tokushima.tokushima.jp/kankou/awaodori 
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  Otsuka Museum     

Ceramic board art museum with the largest exhibition space in Japan. More than 1,000 replicas of masterpieces of Western art are displayed. Visitors can see many reproduced works of famous artists. The facility is fully wheelchair accessible.
http://www.o-museum.or.jp/english
  
 


  Naruto whirlpool     
Whirlpools in the Naruto Strait. There is a big bridge called the “Ohnaruto Bridge” over the Naruto Strait. To see the whirlpools, visitors walk along the ocean promenade (450m walkway) called “Uzu no Michi,” which has been constructed 45 meters above sea level. The promenade is wheelchair accessible. Tour boats to see the whirlpools are wheelchair friendly. Everybody can get on the boat with the staff member’s help.   http://www.uzunomichi.jp

  Iya valley  
Famous for the suspension bridge made of vine in deep mountains. Wheelchairs can reach the bridge but they will find it tough to cross it because the space between pieces of wood are about 15cm hole. Biwa Waterfall is near to the valley. Although there are many places worth seeing, visitors can use only buses which are not wheelchair accessible.
http://miyoshinavi.jp/english