Welcome to KOCHI!
Kochi City is a scenic and compact city surrounded by beautiful mountains and the magnificent Pacific Ocean. It has a warm climate and long sunlight hours, and the pure Kagamigawa River runs through the city.
In the center of town, you can find Kochi Castle, which was built over 400 years ago and is one of the last 12 castles in Japan to still have its original main keep. Nearby is Sunday Market, which stretches 1.3km with over 430 vendors and has been fueling the daily lives of locals for over 300 years.
In Kochi, varied seasonal fish and produce can be found year round. With representative seafood like katsuo no tataki (seared bonito) and fresh sashimi, Kochi is said to be the most delicious region of Japan. It is also famous throughout the country for its friendly people who love to drink sake. There are always people enjoying delicious food and drink downtown until late hours of the night, so why not try out Kochi’s nightlife?
Kochi Prefecture boasts of having the highest consumption of katsuo in Japan. There are a variety…
The glistening blue ocean reflects dazzling sunshine at Katsurahama, where there are colorful stones on the…