Ehime-ken Travel Guide

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Matsuyama

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Imabari

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Uwajima

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Niihama

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Saijo

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Hakata

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Matsuyama

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  • Ninomaru Garden

    Matsuyama Things to Do

    The Ninomaru Garden (Shiseki Garden) was built where Matsuyama Castle's ninomaru palace buildings once stood. The buildings and palace structures burned down in 1872. The area was excavated but not removed from the site. Instead, the pathways of the garden were built over them to mark where the structures once stood. The walls surrounding the...

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  • Hotel Tsubakikan

    Matsuyama Hotels

    This is a ryokan hotel, which retains elements of traditional Japanese accommodation, such as...

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  • Matsuyama-castle

    Matsuyama Things to Do

    Matsuyama castle(松山城) is a must see for any visitor to Matsuyama. It's up on the hill and you get an excellent view of the city from the top. The castle itself is visible from most parts of Matsuyama city.This castle was originally built by Kato Yoshiaki in 1603. It had a large five-story tenshu, or keep, which was...

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Imabari

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  • Nankobo

    Imabari Things to Do

    Nankobo was originally built during the 8th century. Much of the temple grounds were burned during air raids in World War II, but the Yakushido and Konpirado were not damaged, so they date back to the Edo Period. The temple grounds are rather small and would probably not warrant much attention except that Nankobo is the 55th temple of the Shikoku...

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  • Imabari Kokusai Hotel

    Imabari Hotels

    The Imabari Kokusai Hotel is celebrating its 10th Anniversay this year (2006) and deserves the...

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  • Getting to Imabari by Train

    Imabari Transportation

    Imabari Station is the main station in the city and it's well-connected to the mainland. All Shikoku-bound trains depart from Okayama Station.The fastest way to reach Imabari is to take one of the Limited Express Trains. All of the trains bound for Matsuyama and Uwajima will stop at Imabari on the way. It is sometimes faster to take the Marine...

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Uwajima

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  • Uwajima castle

    Uwajima Things to Do

    It's a bit of a hike up the hill, but at the top awaits Uwajima castle (宇和島城). Nothing special as far as castles go, and not especially remarkable, but interesting enough to visit if you are in town.

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  • Uwajima Oriental Hotel

    Uwajima Hotels

    6-10 Tsurushimacho, Uwajima, Ehime Prefecture, 798-0033, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Nanrakuen Garden

    Uwajima Things to Do

    Nanrakuen Garden is one of Japan's modern gardens. It opened in 1985. It was designed to be attractive in every season and there are even markers that are supposed to be good views during each of the four seasons.I didn't know much about the garden before I went, but when I got there, I was really impressed. The landscape was so beautiful and the...

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Niihama

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  • Minetopia Besshi

    Niihama Things to Do

    There's a fair bit to do up here. Goldpanning, exploring the old mines, bathing in a hot spring, going on an old train, and generally just learning about the mining history of the area.It is the main tourist attraction in Niihama.

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  • Rihga Royal Hotel Niihama

    Niihama Hotels

    6-9 Maeda-cho, Niihama, Ehime Prefecture, 792-0007, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Best Karaage anywhere

    Niihama Restaurants

    Nankoku is a restaurant on the main drag. In Japanese style it's run and operated by the owner himself, who cooks as patrons sit around the bar.This place gets a mention as the karaage (fried chicken) is absolutely fantastic. If I ever go back to Niihama, I will visit Nankoku.

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Saijo

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  • Express Trains

    Saijo Transportation

    All Express trains headed between Matsuyama and Takamatsu or Okayama stop at Iyo-Saijo station(伊予西条駅). Express trains come through around once an hour.

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  • Saijo Urban Hotel

    Saijo Hotels

    800-3 Omachi, Saijo, Ehime Prefecture, 793-0030, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Asahi beer factory

    Saijo Things to Do

    The Asahi beer factory (アサヒビール工場) in Saijo is an awesome place to visit. The tour is free, and you get 20 minutes of drinking afterwards for free.There is also a beer restaurant in the complex, so we retired there after the tour for some 'nomihoudai' all you can drink and...

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Top Ehime-ken Hotels

Imabari Hotels
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Niihama Hotels
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Uwajima Hotels
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Saijo Hotels
3 Reviews - 6 Photos
Matsuyama Hotels
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Masaki Hotels
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