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Shikoku Mura Village

Closed Now: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Interesting open air museum to visit if you want to know a bit more about JP facilities and way of... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
Tokyo, Japan
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A very valuable visit, interesting and relaxing

This open air folk museum is surprisingly rich. You will discover there a variety of buildings from... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Paris, France
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91 Yashima-naka-machi, Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-843-3111
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 27, 2011

The Shikoku Mura outdoor museum is a 5-10 minute walk uphill from the Kotoden Yashima Station. It's an enormous sprawling landscaped area at the base of the mountains that contains about 33 buildings collected from all over Shikoku. Similar to Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum...More

5  Thank M D
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Reviewed January 4, 2015

The ticket is currently 800 yen without, 1000 yen including the Tadao Ando museum. We probably should have taken it - it looked promising from the outside. We got free Amazake and Mochi for the New Year instead. We were slow and took 2-3 hours,...More

2  Thank AnimePrincess666
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had some great friends from America come to visit us in Takamatsu (we live here) and we had just come from seeing the amazing sites of Kyoto and Tokyo. What they said they enjoyed the most was Shikoku Mura. It wasn't that it was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely off the beaten path but worth a visit if you are interested in Japanese culture and history. There’s plenty of climbing and a waterfall for the kids as well. This collection of Japanese buildings from the region and connections to the past...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Interesting open air museum to visit if you want to know a bit more about JP facilities and way of leaving in the past. Beautiful place as well for a walk. Easy to go there from city center.

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Reviewed September 12, 2018

Shikoku Mura is a "village" ('mura' means 'village' in Japanese) where a number of historical houses and buildings from all over Shikoku have been gathered. Those are the actual houses (some more than 200 years old) that have been dismantled from their original location and...More

Thank DavidinSetouchi
Reviewed August 23, 2018

This open air folk museum is surprisingly rich. You will discover there a variety of buildings from all around Shikoku. All are authentic: they have been moved here to be preserved and have not been built for the museum. All explanations are translated into English....More

1  Thank QF17
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

We went to the village to see the Bento box library display in the gallery. This temporary exhibition was amazing and the views from the gallery at the top of the hill wonderful. To get to the gallery you walk up through the village. This...More

1  Thank Susanlam2015
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Great museum of buildings and architecture with a art gallery tucked away within it. Got to yashima station via jr train from takamatsu station. There was a specific bus laid on to take visitors to the museum. Bus was 100 yen but you were given...More

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed May 8, 2017

We saw more than20 buildings from around the island relocated to this area. It is easy to reach by the light rail system and worth at least half a day. Several places to eat there or nearby.

1  Thank pdrobin77
Reviewed March 27, 2017

The outdoor museum is situated on a hillside with structures faithfully rebuilt to show life as it was back in the late 1800's. The first stop is a rope bridge which many people walk over with some degree of fear...

2  Thank T0banker
Reviewed December 18, 2016

I have visited many such open-air museums such as Skansen in Stockholm, which claims to be the first. This is probably the most intimate and detailed look at rustic life of the past that I have seen; and in the fall, at least, certainly the...More

Thank masuke
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