Tokushima Prefecture,located on the eastern side of the island of Shikoku,
is connected to mainland Japan by the Akashi-Kaikyo and Naruto Bridges,
and can be reached from Osaka in two and a half hours by highway bus.
It is home to the world-famous Awa Odori Dance Festival and is bountiful in beautiful natural scenery.

COVID-19 is currently spreading across the globe.

Tokushima Prefecture’s sightseeing facilities and hotels are putting in place a variety of procedures to help prevent the spread of the virus. When the virus’s spread finally comes to an end, we hope you will come visit us in Tokushima, where you’ll be welcomed with our hospitality and all of Tokushima’s various wonders. You can also find multilingual information on coronavirus on the Tokushima International Strategies Center (TOPIA) website.

Tokushima International Strategies Center Website







현재 전 세계에서 코로나바이러스감염증19(COVID-19)이 확산되고 있습니다.

도쿠시마현의 관광시설 및 숙박시설에서는 다양한 감염확산 방지대책을 실시하고 있습니다. 코로나19가 종식된 후에는 다채로운 매력과 봉사정신으로 여러분을 맞이하겠사오니 도쿠시마에 많은 방문 바랍니다. 또한, 도쿠시마국제전략센터(TOPIA) 홈페이지에서는 감염증 관련정보를 다국어로 제공하고 있습니다.

도쿠시마 국제전략센터 홈페이지

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    Machi★Asobi is a collection of entertaining anime and game events for fully enjoying Tokushima and attracts anime fans from in and out of Japan.
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    Awa Dance(Awa Odori)

    The Awa Dance has become known throughout the world as one of Japan's representative traditional performances.The origins of this popular dance can be traced back to 1586, when the Tokushima D...
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    Vine Bridges in the Iya Valley

    This ancient vine bridge is suspended between a valley, surrounded on both sides of by ancient forest, slowly swaying in the breeze.With its shadow reflecting against the clear waters of the Iya Ri...
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    The Shikoku Pilgrimage

    The Shikoku Pilgrimage was first created by the Buddhist monk Kukai approximately 1,200 years ago. It features 88 different temples, including rare and magnificent examples of temples.

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Beautiful scenery and an endless variety of activities can be enjoyed in the ocean, mountains and towns withinTokushima Prefecture.



Spring cherry blossoms, rafting in summer, autumn colors and snow...
Immerse yourself in the four seasons of Tokushima!

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    Access Info

    The most common mode of transportation to Tokushima is the highway bus which departs from Osaka or Kobe.
    Tokushima is connected to mainland Japan by the Akashi-Kaikyo and Naruto Bridges, and can be reached from Osaka in two and a half hours.

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    Tokushima has plenty of activities, including rafting in Oboke and Koboke Gorges, surfing in Kaifu, a thrilling crossing of a ravine on the Vine Bridges in Iya.

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    From resorts and business hotels, to the hot springs with stunning views, Tokushima offers several different types of attractive accomodations.

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    Blessed with the natural produce from both the mountains and the sea, Tokushima is a treasure box full of delicious foods.
    The many delicious dishes made using fresh local produce are something to look forward to on your trip.