Shikoku Seiyo Geopark 四国西予ジオパーク

Feel the mystery of the varied terrains of Earth

Stretching throughout Seiyo city in Ehime, the Shikoku Seiyo Geo Park offers displays on the history, ecosystems, and geology of a range of terrains including ria coast, basin, river terrace, and Karst plateau on grounds ranging from 0 to 1,400m above sea level. Feel the workings of Mother Nature in combination with human activity in this diverse natural environment.

The main sights are as follows:

■ Suzaki Kaigan Coast
A scenic place offering views of the Uwa Sea beside beautiful four-hundred-million-year-old vertically-striped strata

■ Sazae-ga-Oka
A rocky mountain with seasonal beauty and magnificent views

■ Terraced fields at Karihama
Terraced fields with white stone walls of the local limestone

■ Townscape of Unomachi
A beautiful traditional townscape designated as an “Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings”

■ Anagami Limestone Cave
A cave open for everyone to explore

■ Shikoku Karst Genjigadaba
A panoramic view of the Shikoku Mountains from the highest point of the eastern edge of the Shikoku Karst, at 1,403m above sea level

■ Mitaki Keikoku Gorge
A misty gorge with the appearance of a green paradise

Basic Infomation

Address 愛媛県西予市宇和町卯之町四丁目668番地7
Tel 0894-89-3126
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