Takamatsu, Kagawa

Welcome to Takamatsu, Kagawa!

Takamatsu, the prefectural capital of Kagawa, is a scenic tourism city facing the Seto Inland Sea, known as “the jewel of the world.” You can feel the Japan’s beauty, culture, and tradition everywhere in Takamatsu. For example, Ritsurin Garden will touch your heart by its Japanese symbolic landscape. In addition to sightseeing, you can enjoy local specialties (e.g., sanuki udon noodles), shopping, and a variety of experiences only in Japan.

Ritsurin Garden
Kotohira-gu Shrine
Sanuki Udon Noodle
Fresh seafood

Seto Inland Sea


By air

Two major Japanese airlines (JAL and ANA) operate about 15 daily flights between Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) and Takamatsu Airport. In addition, an LCC (Jetstar Japan) operates a few flights per day between at Narita International Airport and Takamatsu.
There are some international flights from Asian major cities such as Hong Kong, Seoul (Incheon), Shanghai, and Taipei.

You can easily get to the city center from Takamatsu airport by airport limousine.
Takamatsu Airport

By train

If you choose train, you will take Shinkansen (JR bullet train) from Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, or other major cities to Okayama Station and transfer to Marine Liner (JR rapid train) bound for Takamatsu.
JR West

By bus
If you arrive at Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka, you can take an expressway bus (5 or 6 busses per day) from KIX to Takamatsu. It takes about 4 hours.
Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise

Access to Takamatsu and Convention Center


Experience Takamatsu – Sense of Wonder –

VISIT KAGAWA – Kagawa Official Tourism Website


Japan National Tourism Organization