Waki-machi (Mima City, Tokushima Pref.)
Waki-machi is a historical town imbued with vibrant vestiges of a commercial district from the Edo period. Visitors to this area can feel intimately connected to the dynamic essence of another time.
- (Mar. - May)
- (Jun. - Aug.)
- (Sept. - Nov.)
- (Dec. - Feb.)
- : Culture
- : Gourmet
- : Relaxation
- : Shopping
- : Scenery
- : Convenience
- An Illuminated Townscape of Udatsu
"Udatsu" refers to a fire-preventative structural element used in residential houses and can be seen in the houses of wealthy merchants who lived during the Edo period. Take a stroll through this "Townscape of Udatsu" and feel the history of this place during the day and behold a magical aura rendered through illumination at night.
Anmitsukan consists of a showroom of cymbidium orchids that have been conferred the highest awards at numerous horticultural exhibitions, including a gold medal in 2002 at Floriade, the world's largest flower and gardening exhibition held once ever ten years in Holland.
At Mimuragaoka, programs are run in collaboration with local citizens' groups to enable participants to engage in a variety of different hands-on activities, including farming, soba noodle making, and the production of vine and bamboo ware.
- By air:
- Haneda Airport - Takamatsu Airport; 1 hour
- Takamatsu Airport - central area of Waki-machi; 45 minutes by taxi
- By train:
- Tokyo Station - Takamatsu Station; 4 hours 30 minutes
- Takamatsu Station - central area of Waki-machi; 1 hour by taxi
- Tokushima Prefectural International Exchange Association
- Tel: +81-886-56-3303 (English, Chinese, Korean)
- City of Mima Commerce and Tourism Section
- Tel: +81-883-63-3114 (Chinese)