KAGAWA

A Guide to Sanuki, Gateway to Shikoku

Co-Authors: Akiko Takemoto, Hideko Narasaki
Editor: James Kirkup
Editor/Contributor: Steve McCarty

Quoted from the English-Japanese guidebook to Kagawa Prefecture, Japan, published by the Shikoku Newspaper Company (四国新聞社出版). A Kagawa Junior College (香川短期大学) class project from 1998-2000. There is some Japanese language at this Website (Shift-JIS fonts), especially after English translations of proper nouns and of Shikoku Pilgrimage Temple Hymns.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Welcome to Kagawa Prefecture

Preface / Kagawa Now / Some Japanese for You

Kagawa History, Great Saint and Pilgrimage

Ancient History of Sanuki / Kobo Daishi / The Shikoku Pilgrimage

Sanuki Udon Noodles and Entertainment in Kagawa

Invitation to Sanuki Udon / Entertainment / Sports

Takamatsu Capital Area of Kagawa

TAKAMATSU: Ritsurin Koen Park / Kikuchi Kan / Iwaseo Hachiman-gu / Sanuki Lacquer Ware / Yashima / Goshiki-dai / Sanukite / Kokubun-ji Temple / Bonsai

Momotaro Legend and Islands near Takamatsu

Megi-jima Island: Momotaro / Nao-shima Island / SHODO-SHIMA ISLAND: Kanka-kei Ravine / Tsuboi Sakae / Shodo-shima Pilgrimage / Farmers' Kabuki

Seto Great Bridge and Central Kagawa

The Seto Ohashi Bridge / Okubo Jinnojo / SAKAIDE: Emperor Sutoku / Kandani-jinja Shrine / Shiramine-ji Temple / UTAZU / MARUGAME: Uchiwa / Seamen of the Shiwaku / Ii no Yama [Sanuki Fuji] / TADOTSU

Zentsuji and Kotohira: Buddhist and Shinto Mecca

ZENTSUJI: Mandara-ji Temple / Shusshaka-ji Temple / Konzo-ji Temple / Iyadani-ji Temple / KOTOHIRA: Kompira Worship / Kompira Oshibai Kabuki Theater

Urashima Taro Legend and West Kagawa

KANONJI: The Mystery of Zenigata / Ichiya-an Hermitage / WEST KAGAWA: Urashima Taro / The Brave Seven

The ancient and the modern in Utazu: Goshoji Temple and Kagawa Junior College

RELATED LINKS

Shikoku - English-Japanese guide to the whole island where Kagawa is located in southwestern Japan. Also available in French, Spanish and Dutch.

Bilingualism and Japanology - Online publications by Steve McCarty annotated in English | Japanese: バイリンガリズムと日本学

グローバル四国インターネットプロジェクト (Global Shikoku Internet Project, Japanese-English) - ウェッブ上で発信している多言語による四国の研究やガイドブック

四国新聞ホームページ - Japanese site of the Shikoku Newspaper Company that published Kagawa and gave permission for it to be quoted at this Website. ありがとうございました.

Japan in Miniature

Website posted on 29 July 2000, updated on 22 September 2016

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