Takamatsu, Kagawa facts for kids

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Takamatsu-Castle
Takamatsu castle and city skyline

Takamatsu (高松市 Takamatsu-shi) is the capital city of Kagawa Prefecture in Japan.

Takamatsu is on the Inland Sea coast of Shikoku in Japan.

It has been recognized as a core city since 1999.

History

Takamatsu is the Shikoku port which is closest to Honshu from Shikoku island. Takamatsu was a castle town (joka-machi).

Timeline

Takamatsu castle01 in 1882
Takamatsu castle in 1882
  • 1588 – Ikoma Chikamasa begins building Takamatsu castle
  • 2004 – Sunport Takamatsu (サンポート高松 Sanpōto Takamatsu) redevelopment district

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