Home> Special Events >Post Conference Tour;

Post Conference Tour

AJCPP 2016 organizing committee offers a post conference tour for applicants. The participants of the tour can visit some historical and sight seeing places in Kagawa, and have some experiences as with having Japanese green tea and making a Japanese noodle (Udon) from scratch. The tour details are described as below.

AJCPP 2016 post conference tour
DateMarch 19, 2016.
Departure09:00 a.m. from Sunport Hall Takamatsu
Arrival05:00 p.m. to Sunport Hall Takamatsu
Destination(1) Ritsurin Park
Ritsurin Park is one of the best scenic beautiful gardens of Edo era. It has a style of garden that features a path around several ponds. Six ponds and 13 miniature hills are artistically located against Shiun-mountain. Feudal lords of the region, Sanuki Takamatsu, took time of more than 100 years to change and develop the garden.
Engetsu bridgeJapanese sweet and green tea
(2) Nakano Udon School
Sanuki region is famous for the Udon. At Nakano Udon School, a professional Udon craftsman teaches you how to make Sanuki-udon. And you can eat the Udon just after you made it. Furthermore, you can receive a certification as a Udon master from Nakano Udon School.

Making Sanuki udon

Sanuki udon

Certification of Udon school
(3)Konpira Shrine
Konpira Shrine is famous for a long stone stairway at the approach. There are 785 steps toward Gohonguu, a main building in the shrine. After you get to the top of the stone stairs, you can see Seto Long-Bridge and Sanuki-Fuji-mountain.
Konpira Shrine is believed as a guardian angel of the traffic on the seas and admired by fishermen and sailors.
Stone stairwayShrine
(4)Former Konpira Kabuki Theater
This building is the oldest surviving theater in Japan. It was built in 1835. Every spring,Kabuki program is held at this theater.
Kabuki theaterInterior of the theater
Schedule09:00 a.m.Departure from Sunport Hall Takamatsu(Bus)
09:20 a.m.-10:50 a.m.Ritsurin Park
00:00 p.m.-01:30 p.m.Nakano Udon School(Lunch)
01:30 p.m.-04:00 p.m.Konpira Shrine, Kanamaru-za
05:00 p.m.Arrival at Sunport Hall Takamatsu
Fee5000 JPY
Capacity45(first-come-first-served basis)
OtherAn English-speaking guide will give participants a tour of destinations. The tour information is subject to change without notice.