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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Shikoku
Kotohira 
# 86   of 178 destinations
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Kompirasan

Kotohira is a small town in Kagawa Prefecture, which is famous for Kompirasan, Shikoku's most popular shrine. Kompirasan is dedicated to seafaring, and is said to have one of the most difficult shrine approaches in Japan. Nearby is the historical Kanamaruza kabuki theater.

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Attractions
 1  Kanamaruza Theater
Beautifully preserved old kabuki playhouse.
User rating: 91/100 (26 votes)
Visited by: 42 users
 2  Kompirasan
Shikoku's most popular shrine.
User rating: 83/100 (92 votes)
Visited by: 206 users
 

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99.  Kotohira   78/100
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