Takamatsu, Kagawa

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Takamatsu (高松市; -shi lit. high pine) is the capital city of Kagawa Prefecture on Shikoku island of Japan. It is located on the northern border of Shikoku and faced the Inland Sea.

As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 334,397 and the density of 1,720.77 persons per km. The total area is 194.33 km.

The city was officially founded on February 15, 1890. It had been a political and economic center in this area since the Edo period, since Matsudaira clan made Takamatsu the capital of their han.

Since Great Seto Bridge opened, train ferry run between Takamatsu and Uno (Tamano, Okayama).

The city's major tourist attraction is Ritsurin-kōen, a beautiful garden, created in the Edo period

These days, the city is getting more famous for its noodles:udon. The noodles made in this city is called Sanuki Udon. It is not only delicious but incredibly cheap. If you have never tried it, you should try it. It is blanded by a

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