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Hiketa Townscape

"Tastes of JAPAN by ANA" is a regional vitalization project that collaborates with the different prefectures in Japan to present the Land of the Rising Sun in all of its diverse glory.

Old-fashioned landscape Hiketa Townscape

The ancient city of Utazu is a district that prospered as a port city since the middle Ages, sacred temples, shrines, and traditional “townhouses” were made and still remains even today.

Hiketa District on Higashikagawa City has prospered since the Edo period as “Port of Kazemachi” and “The Origin of Three Sanuki Whites”. There are ancient and quite streets, large commercial traders, red soy sauce breweries, and so on.

Every year, during Hina Matsuri season, there is “Hiketa Hina Matsuri” which many shops and houses display hina dolls on their door steps and many visitors can stroll around the streets and look at them.

Location

Name Hiketa Townscape
Web Sites (In Japanese) https://www.my-kagawa.jp/point/2474/
Address Utazu-cho, Kagawa