Best Guide Of Kashiwa-jima

Top tourist spots in Kashiwa-jima Island located at the westernmost of Kochi Prefecture. The sea has become the talk because of its transparency and beautiful emerald color. Then, we selected the highlights of Kashiwa-jima and its neighborhood from among 'special places to travel in Japan' that were posted in City's Pride by travelers who have actually been there.
Travel Info

Shin Kashiwa-jima Ohashi & Kashiwa-jima Bashi

Kashiwa-jima has got into the topic of SNS and the media very much since this year. These two bridges are the first place where you should take pictures. The sea is so beautiful and clear that the seafloor can be seen. I can't say nothing but I wanted to know earlier!

Kashiwa-jima Bathing Beach

Kashiwa-jima Island is located at the westernmost of Kochi Pref. People say the clear emerald sea isn't worse than Okinawa's, or more like the Mediterranean. It was not easy to go there, but I could enjoy like being a paradise.

Kan'non Stone

Near Kashiwa-jima, there's a stone most similar to Kan'non Image (the Goddess of mercy) in Japan. About 30 meters tall Kan'non Stone like putting her hands flat together. I was surprised at the strong scene of the standing cliff on the Pacific Ocean.

O'odou-yama Observatory

Kashiwa-jima Island is said to be a paradise at the westernmost of Kochi Prefecture and its clean and emerald ocean is very popular. This observatory can command the whole view of the island. The view of the paradise island was breathtaking.

Kashiwa-jima Island

The westernmost place of Kochi Prefecture, located at Otsuki-cho, Hata-gun, Kashiwa-jima Island is a small island whose circumference is 4km. It has very clear sea water like Okinawa, and many kinds of fish. It's popular as a place for sea bathing and diving.

How To Get There

You can go there by car for it's connected by bridges though it's an island. But, it takes about 3 years from Kochi City (Kochi IC → Shimantocho Chu'ou IC → Route56[Nakamura] → Route321[Ashizuri] → Route43[Kashiwa-jima]). From Kagawa Prefecture, it takes about 5 hours (from Takamatsu Chu'ou IC). And you can use trains and buses, but it takes much time.

Foods and Restaurants

There're a few places to eat, so you would better to eat at 'Road Station Otsuki' or convenience store. A Japanese restaurant 'Uogokoro' near the beach is so crowded that you may be not able to eat here.

魚ごころ Uogokoro


The recommendable accommodations around Kashiwa-jima is in the following.

Hotels in Kashiwa-jima