Ehime22-23 Apr. 2020

Places of interest

Matsuyama City・Matsuyama Castle
Matsuyama City・Matsuyama Castle
Uchiko Town・ Uchiko-za Theatre
Uchiko Town・ Uchiko-za Theatre

The Torch Relay in Ehime will start in the city of Shikokuchuo and will journey through the eastern and central parts of the prefecture, making its way to the city of Matsuyama where a celebration will take place at the end of the first day. On the second day, the Torch Relay will leave from the town of Tobe, travelling across the southern part of the prefecture, arriving in the city of Yawatahama for a celebration.

The highlights of the Torch Relay in Ehime will include: Matsuyama Castle, featuring one of the twelve remaining castle towers in the country; the spectacular panoramic view from Uwakai Observation Tower in the town of Ainan; and the Uchiko-za Theatre in the town of Uchiko established over a 100 years ago. The Torch Relay will visit all 20 municipalities in the prefecture, including the town of Kamijima, the sole island municipality in Ehime.



DAY122 Apr.

  • Shikokuchuo City
  • Niihama City
  • Saijo City
  • Imabari City
  • Kamijima Town
  • Toon City
  • Kumakogen Town
  • Masaki Town
  • Matsuyama City

Celebration site:Matsuyama City

DAY223 Apr.

  • Tobe Town
  • Ainan Town
  • Iyo City
  • Uchiko Town
  • Ozu City
  • Matsuno Town
  • Kihoku Town
  • Seiyo City
  • Uwajima City
  • Ikata Town
  • Yawatahama City

Celebration site:Yawatahama City

The relay route, the municipalities where the torch relay will travel through and their order, the celebration site and other information provided above (especially the order of the municipalities the torch relay will visit) are subject to change.