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  • Train to Kochi.

    Kochi Transportation

    The train journey to Kochi from Okayama or other parts of Shikoku such as Takamatsu or Kotohira passes through a spectacular gorge with wonderful scenery. Photographing it is fun. Due to the frequency of tunnels on this mountainous route, you end up with a few blank black shots. Fine on a digital camera where you can delete; not so great with a...

  • Comfort Hotel Kochi

    Kochi Hotels

    For a Japanese hotel the size of the rooms was very good. The hotel is only 5 minutes walk from the...

  • Harimayabashi - the red bridge

    Kochi Things to Do

    Harimayabashi is a small red bridge on the west side of Kochi's main street. It is famous because it is connected with a Kochi legend.A priest from Godaisan fell in love with a girl from Kochi. However, because he was a priest, he was forbidden from marriage or sexual relationships. The couple were forced to meet in secret. One day a local busybody...



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  • Ryugado Cave

    Kami Things to Do

    Ryugado Cave is a 4 km long cave designated as one of Japan's official Top Three Caves for its size, geological features, history, and archaelogical importance. The cave is of course filled with stalactites and stalagmites of various sizes and textures with some appearing to be pleated, wavy, and even two near one another that look like human...

  • Ryugado Museum

    Kami Things to Do

    After you've finished walking through Ryugado Cave, don't forget to stop at this museum on your way back to the visitor center/parking lot area. It's a small two-story museum. The first floor features exhibits about how Ryugado Cave was formed. The second floor features artifacts excavated from the cave. Since it was used as a home by people...

  • Kagamino Park

    Kami Things to Do

    Kagamino Park is listed as one of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots, one of two listings in Kochi Prefecture. The highlight here is the long road lined with trees which creates a cherry blossom tunnel!Unfortunately, the blossoms bloomed early the year that I went, so by the time I got to Kochi, they were mostly gone so I didn't get much of the...


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