Updated at 2022-05-09
Although Kagawa is the smallest prefecture in Japan, it has quite a reputation. Ritsurin Garden is one of the most renowned gardens in Japan, achieving 3 stars by Michelin’s green guide. Other attractions include Yayoi Kusama’s Yellow Pumpkin in Naoshima; Konpira Shrine, Japan’s most challenging shrine Konpira Shrine; Shodo Island, the birthplace of Japanese olives; and Setouchi Triennale, attracting millions of visitors to Kagawa every three years. The key promotor of the pen gift boxes in the picture is the Tourism Council of Representatives, Kagawa Prefectural Assembly.
Agreement date: July 18, 2016
Area: 1,876.77 square kilometers
Population: Approx. 942,840
Main industries/features: Tourism, industry, commerce, agriculture, fisheries