Most Instagenic Spots In Kochi Prefecture

Here're most Instagenic spots in Kochi Prefecture, Japan. There're many instagram worthy destinations you can get 'like' in your SNS, such as Kashiwajima Island that has become famous for its beautiful seawater and other photogenic places. Then, we selected best instagenic spots from 'special places to travel in Kochi' that were posted in City's Pride by Japanese travelers and the locals in the know.


    21 Most Instagenic Spots In Kochi Prefecture

    Villa Santorini

    The Perfect Santorini In Japan

    The Resort hotel is perfect Santorini in Japan. And the ocean view is as beautiful as Aegean Sea.


    Look Carefully! A Surprising Restaurant Extended Into The Pacific Ocean

    The front part of the restaurant extends into the ocean. The endless ocean view is seen from the glazed three sides. 1F is the floor seat and 2F has tables. Kochi's proud restaurant where you can feel the ocean.

    The Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden

    In A Photogenic Greenhouse! The Orchid Exhibition Wrapped With Fascinating Fragrance

    In a greenhouse with the lush tropical plants, you can enjoy the elaborate displays of gorgeous flower 'orchid'. Whatever you take pictures in the greenhouse, they're all photogenic! What's more, I want you to enjoy the perfume-like sweet fragrances that are original for orchid.

    Shikoku Karst Godan Kogen Highlands

    The Most Scenic Spot In Shikoku Karst

    One of the three biggest karsts in Japan, Shikoku Karst is located at more than 1000m above the sea level, and has magnificent nature. Among this area, Godan-kogen Highlands is the most beautiful spot where you can see Ishizuchi Mountain and panoramic view of karst. And, don't forget, cattle!

    Muroto Geopark

    A Mysterious Tree At Muroto Geopark You Can Enjoy The Earth

    You can enjoy and learn workings of the earth at Nuroto Geopark. A subtropical plant 'Akou' takes root on the earth and the branches stretch with strong power of life, you can see here. It's like a world of Ghibli movie 'Castle in the Sky'.

    O'odou-yama Observatory

    Scenic Observatory For A Panoramic View Of A Paradise At The Tip Of Shikoku

    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 Bathing Beach

    Swim In The Kashiwa Blue! A Paradise At The Remotest Place In Shikoku

    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.


    The Emerald Waterfall Basin Of A Most Beautiful Niyodo River

    A waterfall basin 'Niko-buchi' belongs to the branch of Niyodo River whose water quality is the most beautiful in Japan. The very clear water like emerald is called Niyodo Blue, and here is a popular place to see it. Though the path is severe, you can meet the mysterious scenery!

    Monet's Garden Marmottan In Kitagawa Village

    Wisteria Makes It More Beautiful. Only One 'Monet's Garden' Allowed To Use The Name In The World

    In Japan, there're some places called Monet's Garden, but the only one allowed officially by the head country France is here in Kitagawa Village in Kochi. Wisteria has reached the best time to see, and the beautiful view of the world has come to a crest♪


    The Largest Scale In Japan! Very Powerful Sea Cave Standing At A Point

    The southernmost of Shikoku, Ashizuri Point has a natural gate called Hakuzan-domon that was formed by wave erosion. Its scale is one of the largest in Japan, and designated as a Natural Monument in Kochi.

    Ioki-do Cave

    Overwhelming Green World! Gregarious Ferns Designated As A National Treasure

    Ioki-do Cave in Kochi is a place you can see the gregarious ferns designated as a National Treasure. Once you walk into the cave, you are enclosed with green, and another world opens in front of your eyes.

    Iwama Chinka-bashi Bridge

    A Scenic Subsiding Bridge Crosses The Japan's Last Clear Stream

    There're many subsiding ('chinka' in Japanese) bridges across Shimanto River that is called the last clear stream in Japan. Among them, Iwama Chinka Bridge is specially popular. Flowing water is so clear that it produces tasteful scenery together with the bridge above the water.

    Ashizuri Misaki Point Observatory

    Michelin Green Guide ☆☆ Strong But Beautiful Place Of The Southernmost In Shikoku

    Michelin recognizes this scenery to be worth dropping in! The arched horizon over the Pacific Ocean makes me feel being on the earth. If I had grown up with such a magnificent scenery, I might have become like Ryoma Sakamoto…


    One Of The Three Biggest Limestone Caves In Japan! Beautiful Objects That You Never Think They Were Made Naturally

    Ryuga-do limestone cave has a history of 175million years, and beautiful scenes made up by the nature. It's called one of the three biggest limestone caves with Akiyoshi-do in Yamaguchi and Ryusen-do in Iwate.

    Yasui Valley

    The Hiryu Falls in Breathtaking Beautiful Green World

    It's the best view spot in Yasui valley. You can visit here more easily than others and the way to the falls is beautiful and full of minus ions.

    Katsurahama Beach

    A Romantic Beach

    The beach is kept in good repair, and the shining horizon looks very romantic and beautiful from here. Good for a date.

    Kochi Castle

    A Fine View Of Kochi Town From A Donjon

    There're many exhibitions on each floor, and you can get the fine view of Kochi town from the castle top.

    Wadatsumi Shrine

    A Red Point In The Blue Sky, A Shrine Built On A Cape

    A shrine for the maritime safe and love achievement. When you visit Katsurahama beach, stop here, too.

    Hoshino Resorts Utoco

    A "Typhoon Terrace" in the Early-Morning

    I was impressed by the energetic landscape of the Pacific and will never forget it.

    Manger Sasa Takasone-Store

    Famous Kochi's Citrus Fruit "Buntan" Used For A Sweet Gratin

    It's a kind of custard gratin. Like a mountain whose top coverd with brown. Thanks to the marriage of sweetness and sourness, you can eat whole of it easily.

    Restaurant Yuzuan

    Kochi's No.1 Avant-Garde Restaurant

    The restaurant interior is very unconventional! But the taste is certain.

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