“Udon Bus,” Where You Can Enjoy Kagawa Prefecture’s Specialty Sanuki Udon

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17 Dec 2017
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Let’s Go Ride the Udon Bus!

Kagawa Prefecture is a region famous for having the best udon in Japan. Their specialty, “sanuki udon,” is slippery and smooth, and it has a unique firmness to it. In Japanese, this firmness is referred to as “koshi ga aru,” which means that they “have body” to them.
The “Udon Bus,” which is recommended for people visiting Kagawa Prefecture for the first time, takes passengers around to famous sanuki udon restaurants and sightseeing spots.
The bus offers both an affordable half-day tour of two udon restaurants as well as an efficient day-long tour of sightseeing spots and udon restaurants. The restaurants visited change based on the day of the week and the tour chosen.

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Kagawa Udon Restaurants, Prices

Kagawa Prefecture is home to around 850 udon restaurants. The price of simple udon averages to around 200 yen, and some restaurants offer udon for under 100 yen. Many restaurants offer toppings like green onion for free.

Introducing Some Popular Udon Menu Offerings!

Kamatama Udon

Kamatama udon is an udon dish served topped with raw egg and dashi soy sauce.

Kakiage Udon

Kakiage udon is an udon dish served topped with a type of tempura called “kakiage.”
Kakiage tempura is made using lots of vegetables cut into small pieces.

Kakiage Udon, shrimps kakiage
[Kakiage Udon, shrimps kakiage]

Kamaage Udon

Kamaage udon is an udon dish served in a stock-based soup. It is eaten by dipping each bite into the provided sauce.

Kamaage Udon
[Kamaage Udon]

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“Udon Bus,” Where You Can Enjoy Kagawa Prefecture’s Specialty Sanuki Udon

Address
Hamano-cho, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture
Bus Arrival and Departure Location: #9 Boarding Area, JR Takamatsu Station Bus Terminal
Telephone
0877-22-9191 (Kotosan Bus Marugame Sales Office)
Tour Dates
June 1st, 2016 through March 31st, 2018
Tour Hours
(Half-Day Tour) 9:25-12:35, 12:55-16:15
(Full-Day Tour) 9:25-16:05
Closed
August 11th-15th, December 30th-January 5th
Cost
Half-Day Tour – Adults 1000 yen, children 500 yen
Full-Day Tour – Adults 1500 yen, children 750 yen
※Customers are also responsible for fees incurred for admission and food/drink at udon restaurants.
URL(English) : http://www.kotosan.co.jp/sp/en.pdf