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The Doburoku Guesthouse Kurousagi

The Doburoku Guesthouse Kurousagi

While the ranks of sake-lovers around the world are growing, few people yet know much about doburoku, the raw and rustic progenitor of today’s refined sake. Doburoku Guesthouse Kurousagi in rural Kochi is the ideal place to experience it.

Aji Gekijo Chika

Aji Gekijo Chika

Kochi Prefecture is known for its quality sake and its fine food. It’s a great place to visit an izakaya.

Kōchi Top Ten

Kōchi Top Ten

In this series of articles, we look at the top ten places in the four main cities of Shikoku – Kōchi, Matsuyama, Tokushima and Takamatsu. Here we look at Kōchi city, the capital of Kōchi Prefecture.

Power spots in Shikoku

Power spots in Shikoku

As home to the Shikoku Pilgrimage, one of the few circular pilgrimages in the world, the island of Shikoku is itself one big power spot, but this aside, there are many individual sites on Shikoku that are known as power spots.

Koban, Kōchi

Koban, Kōchi

The Koban area of Kōchi lies to the southwest of Kōchi city. The storied Shimanto River rises in this area, heading south then west into the mountains before beginning its loop back towards the Pacific.

Hata, Kōchi

Hata, Kōchi

The Hata area is in the southwestern part of Kochi; here the mighty Shimanto River ends its loop and flows into the Pacific Ocean in Shimanto city.

Shikoku Castles

Shikoku Castles

Out of the twelve surviving castles from the Edo period, four of them are located in Shikoku – Marugame, Matsuyama, Uwajima and Kochi. Shikoku also has many castle ruins, as well as restored castles.

Muroto, Kōchi

Muroto, Kōchi

The Muroto Peninsula forms the southwest part of Shikoku, coming to an acute point in the Pacific Ocean. It has very interesting geology.

Aki, Kōchi

Aki, Kōchi

Aki is a town on the western side of the Muroto Peninsula where the coastline of Kōchi Prefecture takes a sharp turn southwards. It’s largely farmland producing rice and aubergines, with a long coastline and mountains.