Shikoku is an oft-forgotten island in . The smallest of Japan's Big Four with around four million inhabitants, it lies to the south of . The island is thought of as a rural backwater, with few must-see attractions, but a visit there can wash away those doubts; the mountainous inner regions offer some good hiking.
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Prefecture is on the eastern side of the island of Shikoku. Photo: Hellbuny, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Prefecture is the smallest prefecture of . Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Prefecture is a prefecture of located on the island of Shikoku. Photo: mukarin, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Kōchi Prefecture is a prefecture of located on the south coast of Shikoku. Photo: Reggaeman, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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