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General information

Miyoshi (Japanese: 三好市) is a middle town within Tokushima prefecture in the Shikoku region. Sister cities of Miyoshi are The Dalles in the USA and Tukwila in the USA.

With its 10 train stations, Miyoshi is connected to regional rail.

Famous persons connected with Miyoshi are Fumiya Tsuta (1923 - 2001), Kanroku Yoshida (born 1955) and Masaharu Fuji (1913 - 1987).

Tourist attraction


Top destinations for your sightseeing are the Vine bridge of Iya (jap. 祖谷のかずら橋) throughout the year, the Ohboke gorge (jap. 大歩危峡) throughout the year and the Ochiai settlement (jap. 落合集落) throughout the year.

The Tao, nowadays in ruins, was built in the year 1572.

The oldest building in the city was constructed in the year 1699 and is named Residence of Kimura family.

The Iya mountain village Togen-kyo (jap.: 桃源郷祖谷の山里) is worth another visit. Drive to Higashi-iya ochiai 142, where you can experience the Accomodation in a modernized more than 100 years old folk house. Another attraction is Rafting (jap.: ラフティング), which takes place in Yamashiro-cho, where Japan's first rafting World Championships in 2017 raises the interest of visitors.


Miyoshi is culturally rich. National heritage respectively national treasure are the Vine bridge of Iya and the Ochiai settlement.


Attention please! The Maruyama fireworks fireworks will take place. There will be 1.000 rockets shot into the air. You can best watch the venue from the Maruyama shrine. That’s not all. Right again will be a spectacle in the sky, the Yamashiro summerfestival. This time 200 rockets will be fired. You have good view from the Riverbed parking area.

Onsen / Hot spring

Wellness and health? In Miyoshi no Problem. The hot spring Matsuogawa is recognized for its positive effect on Motor paralysis and invites you to relax. The address is Ikeda-cho matsuo kurokawa 2-1. In addition, the city is blessed with the other hot spring Iya. Go for this to Ikeda-cho matsuo matsumoto 367-2.


What Miyoshi travellers should culinary try is Dekomawashi (grilled taro sticks with miso). The Kazura-bashi Yumebutai in Nishi-iya yamamura imakubo 345-1 offers this delicious treat.


Do you already own a souvenir from Miyoshi? You could buy for example the Konjac bulb, available in Kazura-bashi Yumebutai.


Successful business

A functioning local economy can set many impulses for the region. Particularly encouraging is the fact that Awa Ikeda Tsuun K.K., Livedo Corporation and Fukusuke Kogyo K.K., Ikeda factory belong to the top companies in Miyoshi. The Awa Ikeda Tsuun K.K. is in the field of General truck transport, Livedo Corporation in the sector Production of adult disposable diapers and Fukusuke Kogyo K.K., Ikeda factory active in the area of Food container production.

Further business

Of further importance for Miyoshi is the ashita-team Inc. in the district Ikeda-chou machi 2475, as Satellite office Miyoshi Land is offered here.

07 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Vine bridge of Iya (jap. 祖谷のかずら橋), throughout the year
08 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Ohboke gorge (jap. 大歩危峡), throughout the year
09 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Ochiai settlement (jap. 落合集落), throughout the year
13 Herbstlaub
14 Andere Blüte
15 Souvenir
Souvenir: Konjac bulb (jap. 玉こんにゃく) Where? Kazura-bashi Yumebutai (かずら橋夢舞台)
20 Ältestes Gebäude
Oldest building: Residence of Kimura family (jap. 木村家住宅). Built in 1699.
23 Gourmet
Gourmet: Dekomawashi (grilled taro sticks with miso) (jap. でこまわし). Where? Kazura-bashi Yumebutai (かずら橋夢舞台). Address: Nishi-iya yamamura imakubo 345-1 (西祖谷山村今久保345-1).
25 Onsen
Hot spring: Matsuogawa (jap. 松尾川温泉). Effect: Motor paralysis. Address: Ikeda-cho matsuo kurokawa 2-1 (池田町松尾黒川2-1).
26 Onsen
Hot spring: Iya (jap. 祖谷温泉). Address: Ikeda-cho matsuo matsumoto 367-2 (池田町松尾松本367-2).
27 Weitere Besichtigung
Highlight: Iya mountain village Togen-kyo (jap. 桃源郷祖谷の山里). Experience: Accomodation in a modernized more than 100 years old folk house. Address: Higashi-iya ochiai 142 (東祖谷落合142).
28 Weitere Besichtigung
Highlight: Rafting (jap. ラフティング). Experience: Japan's first rafting World Championships in 2017. Address: Yamashiro-cho (山城町).
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