Feel Ozu – Mesmerizing Walking Tours in Ozu (Ehime)
Discover the extraordinary history and nature of this beautiful castle town.
Visit Ozu City, bordering the Seto Inland Sea in the western part of Ehime Prefecture, and take in rich history and bountiful nature. Allow yourself to be enchanted by the traditional architecture and streetscape, set amidst the picturesque Hiji River that flows tranquilly through the heart of the town. Join one of Feel Ozu’s mesmerizing walking tours—led by experienced English-speaking guides—and savor the beauty and spirit of this delightful location.
Choose among three different tours according to your area of interest. If you’re a fan of Japanese history and want to travel back to Edo and Meiji periods, the Ozu Castle tour, with its nostalgic walk along well-preserved alleys—including visits to traditional confectioneries and blacksmiths—is an ideal choice. For nature and architecture lovers, the Garyu Sanso tour is for you. Sneak into the spectacular Garyu Sanso Villa and marvel at the mastery of Japanese design, including its moss-covered gardens, exquisite teahouses, and remarkable views over the Hiji River. Outdoor enthusiasts will especially enjoy the Ozu Nature tour, which will take you deep into the heart of the region to explore carefully the Hiji River and its surroundings, including spiritual spots and hidden gems of architecture. These adventures can be enjoyed on foot, or on a saddle of a bicycle.
Ozu and all of its wonders of natural and historic beauty await you. It takes only 35 minutes by limited express train from Matsuyama, set on the island of Shikoku and just an 80-minute flight away from Tokyo.
approx. 150 min. or more