This sake museum, located along the main approach to the shrine, is in the old premises of a brewery that has owned the building since...
Just short of the first set of steps leading up Kompira-san, this is one of dozens of Sanuki udon joints in Kotohira. You can't miss...
Lonely Planet review
Japan's oldest kabuki playhouse, though it had a lengthy stint as a cinema before falling out of use. The restorations are superb; wander backstage and see the revolving-stage mechanism, basement trapdoors and a tunnel out to the front of the theatre. The playhouse is 200m east of the main approach to Kompira-san. English-speaking volunteer guides are sometimes on hand.