Tokushima

Tokushima
Tokushima
Tokushima
Tokushima
Tokushima
Tokushima
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Timezone: GMT + 9
Airport
Venue Capacity: 5,000
Accommodation capacity: 2,901

CONTACT

Tokushima Prefecture Tourism Association

Tel.
+81-88-652-8814
Fax.
+81-88-625-8469
URL
http://www.tokushima-mice.jp/ 
E-mail
conv@tokushima-kankou.or.jp 
∨ ∧ Overview

Home of Japan’s famous friendly and exciting dance festival

Tokushima is famous worldwide for its Awa Odori, a summer dance festival that attracts about one million people each year. The light tempo of the Awa Odori dance reflects the friendly and cheerful hospitality of Tokushima, which is blessed with a warm climate and fertile soil. With 138 rivers running through the city, Tokushima has been called the city of water. In addition to its beautiful nature, this is a city committed to the development of modern industries to take advantage of its key location on the Kobe-Naruto Route and the Shikoku Highway. There is easy access from Kansai Airport.

Key Facts
  • Region:
    Chugoku & Shikoku
    Population:
    0.3 million (City)
  • Access:

    From Tokyo (Haneda Airport) > Tokushima Airport: 1 hour 20 minutes by plane

    From Kansai International Airport > Tokushima Station: 2 hours and 45 minutes by bus/car

  • Local Speciality:

    Two highglights of Tokushima's food culture are Soba-mai porridge and Tokushima Ramen. Sobai-mai is made by steaming and removing the shell of the soba seed and then letting it dry. It is commonly eaten by adding to a clear soup or porridge. Tokushima Ramen is know for its salty-sweet yet plain broth, and toppings including sukiyaki-style pork ribs and a raw egg.

    Place to visit:

    Tokushima's 400-year-old "Awa-odori" is one of the most famous festivals in Japan, and attracts over 1.3 million visitors during is 4 days from August 12th - 15th.

    Tokushima is also hoe to the famous Naruto Whirlpools. These whirlpools have enromous energy and a roaring sounds which are simply astounding. Also popular with visitors and locals alike is the Obke-iya Hot Spring resort.

Number of Rooms Hotel 1,865
Japanese Inn 124
Max. Capacity of Hotel Hotel 2,901
Japanese Inn 520
Average Temperature and Average Precipitation
Month JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Average Temperature 6℃ 6℃ 9℃ 14℃ 19℃ 22℃ 26℃ 27℃ 24℃ 18℃ 13℃ 8℃
Average Precipitation 38mm 52mm 94mm 108mm 148mm 190mm 148mm 172mm 210mm 146mm 97mm 45mm
∨ ∧ Venues
  • ASTY TOKUSHIMA
    Convention Facility
    This multi-purpose facility has a large-size visual system, an elevating floor a...
    Number
    of Beds
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    Guest Rooms
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    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    5000 3000 3000 2000 148
  • HOTEL CLEMENT TOKUSHIMA
    Hotel

    Located at the center of the city and easily accessible via public transporta...

    Number
    of Beds
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    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    250 1000 500 800 450
  • TOKUSHIMA GRANDVRIOHOTEL
    Hotel
    Located in a business district, the Tokushima Prince Hotel can accommodate confe...
    Number
    of Beds
    Number of
    Guest Rooms
    Seating Capacity Amount of
    Exhibition
    Space (m²)
    Theater Classroom Reception Banquets
    207 1000 740 1200 600
∨ ∧ Attractions

-Tokushima’s Awa Odori is one of Japan’s three largest Bon festival dances. Visitors are welcome to take part.

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