Best Tourist Spots In Kochi

Here're best Tourist Spots in Kochi. We released a ranking of reviews about Tourist Spots posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Kochi.

Stunning Views

Nikobuchi

4 Review

Address:1278 kiyomizukamibun Iyono-cho, Agawa-gun, Kochi

Top Review: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!◎You can find a signboard on the way to 'Green Park Hodono'. To the waterfall basin, you need to hold the chain for about 4 meters. The most beautiful time is when the sun stays right above.

Spots With Great Nature

Address:6939-1 Murotomisaki-cho, Muroto-shi, Kochi, Muroto-shi, Kochi

Access:By car, 40 min from Kan'noura Station, 90 min from Nangoku IC, or 90 min from Kochi Airport.

Tel:0887-22-5161

Top Review: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'.◎It's approved as a UNESCO Global Geopark, which is rare among some geoparks in Japan. This tree is designated as a natural monument of the city.

Places OF Japanese No.1

Address:Kashiwajima Otsuki-cho, Hata-gun, Kochi

Top Review:Unbelievable Natural Beatty Of 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.◎Access: just before Kashiwa-jima Island, there's a parking lot along the prefectural road43. You can see it after climbing up the steps about 2min.

Instagrammable Spots

Yasui Valley

4 Review

Address:1627-4 Oya Niyodogawa-cho, Agawa-gun, Kochi

Top Review: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.

Activities

Address:Kashiwajima Otsuki-cho , Hata-gun, Kochi

Access:By car, 125 min from Shimanto Chūou IC, 200 min from Kochi Airport, or 185 min from Kochi Station.

Top Review:A Paradise Of Sea Creatures Under The Kashiwa Blue

Kashiwa Island has beautiful sea around it. I enjoyed diving and could meet the attractive sea creatures under the sea! For that reason, Kashiwa Island is the object of many divers attention. You can find some diving shops that prepare all tools to experience diving without license.◎You can enjoy diving without license in the range of 'diving experience'. And some diving shops in Kashiwa Island have this services. But if you want to do diving many times, you should get license.

Architectures

Address:Urado, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Top Review: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.

Restaurants

Address:3-18-18 Nichi-machi Azono, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Top Review:Yogurt Topped With Rich Jelly Of Yuzu, A Citron

You can buy at a supermarket SUNNY MART in Kochi Pref.

Hotels

Address:559-6 Ryu Usa-cho, Tosa-shi, Kochi

Tel:088-856-0007

Top Review:A Moving Sunrise Letting Us Shed Tears Naturally

The moving scenery makes me wonder how many times I can see such a beautiful sunrise in my life. Winter season, the location of a cliff, and a foreign atmosphere, many factors make the encounter with the beautiful sunrise.

Spots With Beautiful Flowers

Address:684 Nakanishigawa, Kagami-cho, Konan-shi, Kochi

Access:25 min by car or taxi from Kagami Station

Top Review:Full Bloom Peach, Cherry And Canola Flowers Like A Fairyland!

Many flower-peach, cherry blossom, and canola flowers become full bloom, and we can enjoy spring scenery. Though it's beautiful to look from a distance, we can walk up under these trees! The scenery overlooked from high position is also breathtaking, and beautiful like a fairyland.

Beautiful Townscape

Address:Ashizuri-misaki, Tosashimizu-shi, Kochi

Top Review: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…

Spring Destinations

Address:1100 Ko Notomo Kitagawa-mura, Aki-gun, Kochi

Access:By car, 70 min from Nangoku IC, 60 min from Kochi Airport, or 90 min from Kochi Station. Parking area is available. By bus, 10 min from Nahari Station to Monet's Garden.

Tel:0887-32-1233

Hours:10:00-17:00

Closed:Tue

Top Review: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♪◎Entrance Fee: adult¥700 You can walk round in 2 or 3 hours. Access: by car or taking bus from Nahari Station

Events And Festivals (Omatsuri)

Address:4200-6 Godaisan, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Tel:088-882-2601

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review: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.◎Held every February with various concept. In 2018, the concept is 'Orchid, Lovely Fragrance'. In winter with less flowers, you can see many flowers only by orchid exhibitions. If you want to take pictures, during morning and till 15:00 is ideal because the sunlight comes into the greenhouse.

Review Ranking

1

Nikobuchi

4 Review

Address:1278 kiyomizukamibun Iyono-cho, Agawa-gun, Kochi

Top Review: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!◎You can find a signboard on the way to 'Green Park Hodono'. To the waterfall basin, you need to hold the chain for about 4 meters. The most beautiful time is when the sun stays right above.

2

Address:1100 Ko Notomo Kitagawa-mura, Aki-gun, Kochi

Access:By car, 70 min from Nangoku IC, 60 min from Kochi Airport, or 90 min from Kochi Station. Parking area is available. By bus, 10 min from Nahari Station to Monet's Garden.

Tel:0887-32-1233

Hours:10:00-17:00

Closed:Tue

Top Review: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♪◎Entrance Fee: adult¥700 You can walk round in 2 or 3 hours. Access: by car or taking bus from Nahari Station

3

Kochi Castle

5 Review

Address:1-2-1 Marunouchi, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Access:By car, 15min from Kochi IC, 30min from Kochi Airport, 10min from Kochi Station. By bus, 10min from Kochi Station, and get off at 'Kochi-jo Mae (in front of Kochi Castle).

Tel:088-824-5701

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review: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.◎The best season to see is from the end of March to the beginning of April.

4

Address:Kashiwajima Otsuki-cho , Hata-gun, Kochi

Access:By car, 125 min from Shimanto Chūou IC, 200 min from Kochi Airport, or 185 min from Kochi Station.

Top Review: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.◎For threre're craggy places under the bridge, you need to ware marine shoes and rash guard.

5

Address:6939-1 Murotomisaki-cho, Muroto-shi, Kochi, Muroto-shi, Kochi

Access:By car, 40 min from Kan'noura Station, 90 min from Nangoku IC, or 90 min from Kochi Airport.

Tel:0887-22-5161

Top Review: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'.◎It's approved as a UNESCO Global Geopark, which is rare among some geoparks in Japan. This tree is designated as a natural monument of the city.

6

Yasui Valley

4 Review

Address:1627-4 Oya Niyodogawa-cho, Agawa-gun, Kochi

Top Review: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.

7

Address:Urado Katsurahama, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Top Review:Ryoma Sakamoto Loved Here! A Famous Tourist Spot 'Katsura-hama'

Katsura-hama is famous as a scenic moon-viewing spot, and said to be loved by Ryoma Sakamoto who is a historical figure who played an active role at the end of the Edo period. It commands the whole view of The Pacific Ocean, and we tour the statue of Ryoma Sakamoto, and some souvenir shops.

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Ryuga-do

2 Review

Address:1424 Sakakawa Tosayamada-cho, Kami-shi, Kochi

Tel:0887-53-2144

Hours:8:30-17:00

Top Review: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.

9

Address:4200-6 Godaisan, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Tel:088-882-2601

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review: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.◎Held every February with various concept. In 2018, the concept is 'Orchid, Lovely Fragrance'. In winter with less flowers, you can see many flowers only by orchid exhibitions. If you want to take pictures, during morning and till 15:00 is ideal because the sunlight comes into the greenhouse.

10

Address:Niyodogawa-cho, Agawa-gun, Kochi

Access:By car, 80min from Ino IC, 45min from JR Sagawa Station

Top Review:500 Years Old Tree! The Beauty Of 'Gourd Cherry Blossom' Watching The Town

The old Edohigan Zakura at Niyodogawa town is called 'Gourd (Hyotan) Cherry Blossom'. It's named because the bud looks like gourd. I wander this cherry tree has watched this town for as long as 500 years… It was a great scenery of such cherry blossom and town!◎Accessible by only car. If you don't drive, it's nice to join in the tour.

11

Ioki-do Cave

2 Review

Address:Ioki, Aki-shi, Kochi

Tel:0887-35-1122

Top Review: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.

12

Address:684 Nakanishigawa, Kagami-cho, Konan-shi, Kochi

Access:25 min by car or taxi from Kagami Station

Top Review:Full Bloom Peach, Cherry And Canola Flowers Like A Fairyland!

Many flower-peach, cherry blossom, and canola flowers become full bloom, and we can enjoy spring scenery. Though it's beautiful to look from a distance, we can walk up under these trees! The scenery overlooked from high position is also breathtaking, and beautiful like a fairyland.

13

Address:Kishimoto Kagami, Konan-shi, Kochi

Access:2 min walk from Kagami Station

Top Review:The Largest Scale Tulip Garden In Shikoku Region

Kagami Flower Tulip Festival taken place from 3/10 to early April. There're 200 kinds and 120 thousand tulips in 1 hectare site.

14

Address:Ashizuri-misaki, Tosashimizu-shi, Kochi

Top Review: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…

15

Address:Urado, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Top Review: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.

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Address:Urado, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Top Review: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.

17

Address:2-1-10 Sakaeda-cho, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Top Review: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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Address:Kashiwajima Otsuki-cho, Hata-gun, Kochi

Top Review:Unbelievable Natural Beatty Of 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.◎Access: just before Kashiwa-jima Island, there's a parking lot along the prefectural road43. You can see it after climbing up the steps about 2min.

19

Address:Kashiwajima Otsuki-cho, Hata-gun, Kochi

Top Review:Two Photogenic Bridges Across The Paradise At The Tip Of Shikoku

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!◎When boat and SUP come is good photo opportunity! But, be careful about the cars passing these bridges.

20

Address:Otsuki-cho, Hata-gun, Kochi

Top Review: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.◎Before arriving at Kashiwa-jima Island, there're two tunnels on Prefectural Road 43. The slope before the first tunnel is steep though you can drive a car. It's better to climb the slope before the second tunnel.

21

Address:Kuwatayama Otsu, Susaki-shi, Kochi

Access:5 min by car or taxi from Gosou Station

Top Review:Winter Cherry Blossoms & Canola Flowers

Winter cherry blossom begins to bloom in early spring, from the middle of February to the middle of March. I like this beautiful contrast of pink and yellow.

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Address:Ashizuri-misaki, Tosashimizu-shi, Kochi

Tel:0880-82-3155

Top Review: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.

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Address:Sata, Shimanto-shi, Kochi

Access:By car, 80min from Shimanto-cho Chuou IC, 20min from JR Nakamura Station, 125min from Kochi Station, 135min from Kochi Airport

Top Review:Subsiding Bridge On The Clearest Shimanto River And The Peaceful Scenry

Shimanto River is said to be the clearest river in Japan. There're some subsiding bridges, such as Sata Bridge, that sink in the water when the river goes up. You can walk on the bridge, and also cross it by car! Shimanto River is so clear!◎You can access by also trolley bus from Nakamura Station.

24

Address:Ike Park 2335 Ike, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Hours:[Sat]8:00-14:00

Top Review: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.◎Parking: available for free Open: every Saturdays 8:00-14:00

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Address:O'otado Yusuhara-cho, Takaoka-gun, Kochi

Top Review: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!◎Along the Route 383, the western side of Tengu-kogen Highlands. You can find the signboard of Godan-kogen Highlands.

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Address:Otsu Yoshiuno Tsuno-cho, Takaoka-gun, Kochi

Top Review:Grand View Of The Highest Karst In Japan

One of the three big karsts in Japan, Shikoku Karst lies in 1400 meters above, which is the highest, and spreads both Ehime and Kochi. On the side of Kochi, Tengu Kogen (Highlands) has lush pampas grass and limestone rocks, the mountain chain in the behind. You can enjoy the great nature in the sky!◎On the Route 383 from Kochi, 5min by car after going through Tengu-sou. There're parking space for about 10 cars on the left side. And climb on foot about 3min.

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Address:210-1 Gyuko, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Access:By car, 15 min from Kochi Station, 20 min from Kochi IC. By bus, 25 min from JR Kochi Station to Godaisan Observatory.

Top Review: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.◎The best season to see is from the end of March to the beginning of April.

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Address:185 Miyanokuchi Tosayamada-cho, Kami-shi, Kochi

Access:25min by car from Nangoku IC. 10min by bus from JR Tosayamada Station, and get off at 'Kokadai Iriguchi (University Gate)'.

Top Review:100 Best Cherry Blossom Places In Japan! Pink Tunnel As Long As 200 Meters

Kagamino Park is selected as one of the 100 best cherry blossom places in Japan. Its highlight is a beautiful pink tunnel as long as 200 meters with cherry blossom trees standing both sides of the road. You can't see such a beautiful single road anywhere else.◎The best season to see is from the end of March to the beginning of April. In 2018. the cherry blossoms here is full-bloom on 3/27. Parking area is available.

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Address:2-1 Kutanda, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Access: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.

Top Review: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! ◎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:186 Miyanokuchi Tosayamada-cho, Kami-shi, Kochi

Access:25min by car from Nangoku IC. 11min by bus from JR Tosayamada Station, and get off at 'Kokadai Iriguchi (University Gate)'.

Top Review:A University Campus With So Beautiful Cherry Blossoms

Adjoining to Kagamino Park as one of the 100 best cherry blossom places in Japan, a campus of Kochi University of Technology has also the beautiful scenery of cherry blossoms. Even a couple take wedding photos here!◎The best season to see is from the end of March to the beginning of April. You can enter the university from Kagamino Park.

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Agawa-gun

Nikobuchi

4 Review

Address:1278 kiyomizukamibun Iyono-cho, Agawa-gun, Kochi

Top Review: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!◎You can find a signboard on the way to 'Green Park Hodono'. To the waterfall basin, you need to hold the chain for about 4 meters. The most beautiful time is when the sun stays right above.

Aki-gun

Address:1100 Ko Notomo Kitagawa-mura, Aki-gun, Kochi

Access:By car, 70 min from Nangoku IC, 60 min from Kochi Airport, or 90 min from Kochi Station. Parking area is available. By bus, 10 min from Nahari Station to Monet's Garden.

Tel:0887-32-1233

Hours:10:00-17:00

Closed:Tue

Top Review: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♪◎Entrance Fee: adult¥700 You can walk round in 2 or 3 hours. Access: by car or taking bus from Nahari Station

Tosashimizu-shi

Address:Ashizuri-misaki, Tosashimizu-shi, Kochi

Top Review: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…

Konan-shi

Address:684 Nakanishigawa, Kagami-cho, Konan-shi, Kochi

Access:25 min by car or taxi from Kagami Station

Top Review:Full Bloom Peach, Cherry And Canola Flowers Like A Fairyland!

Many flower-peach, cherry blossom, and canola flowers become full bloom, and we can enjoy spring scenery. Though it's beautiful to look from a distance, we can walk up under these trees! The scenery overlooked from high position is also breathtaking, and beautiful like a fairyland.

Hata-gun

Address:Kashiwajima Otsuki-cho , Hata-gun, Kochi

Access:By car, 125 min from Shimanto Chūou IC, 200 min from Kochi Airport, or 185 min from Kochi Station.

Top Review: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.◎For threre're craggy places under the bridge, you need to ware marine shoes and rash guard.

Kami-shi

Ryuga-do

2 Review

Address:1424 Sakakawa Tosayamada-cho, Kami-shi, Kochi

Tel:0887-53-2144

Hours:8:30-17:00

Top Review: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.

Takaoka-gun

Address:O'otado Yusuhara-cho, Takaoka-gun, Kochi

Top Review: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!◎Along the Route 383, the western side of Tengu-kogen Highlands. You can find the signboard of Godan-kogen Highlands.

Shimanto-shi

Address:Nishitosa Iwama, Shimanto-shi, Kochi

Tel:0880-35-4171 

Top Review: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.

Muroto-shi

Address:6939-1 Murotomisaki-cho, Muroto-shi, Kochi, Muroto-shi, Kochi

Access:By car, 40 min from Kan'noura Station, 90 min from Nangoku IC, or 90 min from Kochi Airport.

Tel:0887-22-5161

Top Review: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'.◎It's approved as a UNESCO Global Geopark, which is rare among some geoparks in Japan. This tree is designated as a natural monument of the city.

Kochi-shi

Kochi Castle

5 Review

Address:1-2-1 Marunouchi, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Access:By car, 15min from Kochi IC, 30min from Kochi Airport, 10min from Kochi Station. By bus, 10min from Kochi Station, and get off at 'Kochi-jo Mae (in front of Kochi Castle).

Tel:088-824-5701

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review: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.◎The best season to see is from the end of March to the beginning of April.

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