Horikawa River

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Horikawa River is one of the best places to travel in Kochi Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for map, how to get there, spots nearby, attractions and photos of Horikawa River posted by Japanese travelers in the know.
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Cherry Blossom Trees Standing Both Banks Of Horikawa River

This is a popular 'hanami' spot where the cherry blossoms color the both banks of Horikawa River. Though the trees are surrounded with some buildings, the beautiful scenery of full-bloom at both sides is really worth seeing!
udon_engineer03/28/2018
The best season to see is from the end of March to the beginning of April. Location: Along Kochi City Culture-Plaza Cul-Port and Horikawa River.

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ADDRESS

2-1 Kutanda, kochi-shi, kochi

HOW TO GET THERE

By car, 10min from Kochi IC, 30min from Kochi Ryoma Airport. By bus, 4min from Kochi Station to Harimaya Bashi Bridge, then walk 5min. By train, 4min from Kochi Station to Harimaya Bashi Bridge, then walk 5min.

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Nearby Things To Do

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.

Kochi Castle

The Cherry Blossoms Decorating Kochi Castle As One Of The 100 Best Castles In Japan

In spring, Kochi Castle is a popular place to see the cherry blossoms in this prefecture, and many people come and enjoy hanami (cherry blossom viewing). Kochi Castle, one of the 100 best castles in Japan, is decorated by cherry blossoms, and becomes more beautiful than that in other seasons.

Kochi Organic Market

Saturday Market In Kochi! Japan's First Organic Market

Japan's first organic market started in Kochi, 2008. Lovely shops get together! The local vegetables grown with no agricultural chemicals, healthy sweets with no food additives, breads and buns of natural yeast and handmade goods. Let's visit the lovely market that colors your Saturdays.

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.

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.

Hayataka Shrine

The Beautiful Pacific Oscan Seen From Hayataka Shrine

Climb up from Wadatsumi Shrine, there's a small shrine like a secret place. From here, you can see the superb view.

Godaisan Park

Cherry Blossoms & Panorama Of Kochi City From Godaisan Observatory

Godaisan Park, located at an altitude of 140 meters, has a scenic observatory commanding the panorama of Kochi City. And in spring, it's popular as a beautiful place to see cherry blossom. You can enjoy seeing both of the city view and cherry blossoms at the same time.

Toden Streetcar

A Tasteful Streetcar With The Oldest History In Japan

An easygoing journey on a streetcar is a goodness of Kochi. It's written 'Austria' because they imported cars from Europe. Enjoy riding on many kinds of cars.

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