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Pennants Shikoku

Kotohira-gū (Kotohira Shrine)
KOTOHIRA-GŪ (Kotohira Shrine
or Sanuki-no-Konpira-san),
Kotohira, Kagawa Pref. (formerly Sanuki)

785 steps to main shrine, 583 steps to inner
shrine, TOTAL 1,368 steps. It's the next most
popular shrine after Ise Shrine and Izumo Taisha.

(*At the website, the red-striped face changes
expressions as you move your pointer over the menu.)
Kotohira-gū (Kotohira Shrine)

Kotohira-gū (Kotohira Shrine)
Naruto Kaikyō (Naruto Strait)
NARUTO KAIKYŌ (Naruto Strait),
between N.E. Shikoku and Awaji Island.

(whirlpool video)
Ritsurin-kōen (Ritsurin Park)
RITSURIN-KŌEN (Ritsurin Park),
Takamatsu, Kagawa Pref.

Ritsurin-kōen (Ritsurin Park)
Seto-naikai Kokuritsu-kōen (Seto-naikai National Park)
SETO-NAIKAI KOKURITSU-KŌEN
(Seto Inland Sea National Park),
between S.W. Honshu & Shikoku.

(nautical chart)

Pennants Kyūshū

Aoshima
AOSHIMA, Nichinan-kaigan (Nichinan Coast)
Quasi National Park, Miyazaki Pref.

Nichinan Coast Quasi National Park
Aso-Kuju National Park
ASO-KUJU NATIONAL PARK,
Kumamoto Pref.

A group of five peaks are referred to as Aso-san
(Mt. Aso), one of the world's largest calderas.

Mt. Aso
Beppu

BEPPU, Ōita Pref.
There are eight major hot spring
areas (the "Beppu Hatto").
(science article with hot spring photos)

an oni (demon) with his iron club at Beppu
Beppu

Beppu BEPPU, Ōita Pref.
pennant bookmarks (originally part of a set)

Hirado Castle
HIRADO CASTLE, Hirado Island,
Saikai National Park, Nagasaki Pref.

Hirado is known for its castle and the traditional
jangara harvest dance. "Jangara" comes from the
sounds of festival flutes, gongs, and drums.
Hirado Castle  Hirado

Hirado  Hirado
Kodomo-no-kuni (Children's Land)
KODOMO-NO-KUNI (Children´s Land),
amusement park, Miyazaki, Miyazaki Pref.
KUMAMOTO-JŌ (Kumamoto Castle),
Kumamoto, Kumamoto Pref.

Kumamato-jō (Kumamoto Castle)
Nagasaki
NAGASAKI, Nagasaki Pref.

Japan´s oldest church Ōura Tenshu-dō
[Ōura Roman Catholic Church] is pictured.
Nichinan Coast
NICHINAN-KAIGAN (Nichinan Coast),
Nichinan-kaigan Quasi National Park,
Miyazaki Pref.
Saikai National Park
SAIKAI NATIONAL PARK,
Nagasaki Pref.

Saikai Bridge
SASEBO

Sasebo
SHIMABARA, Shimabara Peninsula

Shimabara

Shimabara
Someone stamped the back of the pack.
Unzen National Park
UNZEN KOKURITSU-KOEN
(Unzen "Cloud Mountain" Amakusa National Park),

near Nagasaki, Shimabara Peninsula.
Japan's first national park.
Unzen National Park
UNZEN KOKURITSU-KOEN
(Unzen "Cloud Mountain" Amakusa National Park),

near Nagasaki, Shimabara Peninsula.
Japan's first national park.
(unidentified)
(unidentified)
Hokkaido
This image of a "reverse" pennant
is from a Japanese-language pennant site.
It is not one of the ones we collected.

Postcards Okinawa

Okinawa old battlefields of Okinawa Ryūkyū Dance