Sightseeing places information

Sightseeing places information
  • Kumakogen-cho city
  • Nature and stunning landscapes

Shikoku Karst

Enjoy a drive in the sky above the clouds with a stunning view. There are grazing cows, too.

This karst landform, which is one of the three largest in Japan, runs about 25 kilometers along the ridge that straddles the border of Ehime and Kōchi prefectures. A gentle landscape spreads across a large grass field dotted by white limestone. It is a driving and touring route that offers magnificent views where pure blue skies and white clouds feel very close in proximity. At Mezuru-daira plateau, which is located around the center of the karst, cows are out grazing from spring through fall, creating a soothing, idyllic view. Visitors can enjoy a breathtaking view of beautiful rows of mountains by day and sky-filled stars by night. Camping and other lodging accommodations available.

Basic information

Nishidani, Kumakōgen-chō, Kamiukena-gun, Ehime
A 95-minute drive from Matsuyama IC
Telephone number
0892-21-1192 (Kumakōgen-chō Tourism Association)
The Shikoku karst longitudinal line (Prefectural Route 383) is closed during the winter.
*Tengu Kogen can be accessed from Tsuno-chō city, Kōchi Prf. via Higashi-Tsuno Shirokawa Rindo forest road.
Official website
Mezuru-sō inn, cottages, and campgrounds are open April - November
Elevation 1,000-1,485m

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