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Sakamoto Ryōma

Sakamoto Ryōma

Sakamoto Ryōma was an Edo period samurai from Kōchi whose actions precipitated the end of the Shogunate and the Meiji Restoration.

Muroto Peninsula

Muroto Peninsula

The Muroto Peninsula forms the southwestern part of Shikoku, where the island comes to a sharp point.

Birthplace of Iwasaki Yataro

Birthplace of Iwasaki Yataro

The rural town of Aki is the birthplace of Iwasaki Yataro, the founder of Mitsubishi Corporation. His beautiful thatched house remains today as one of the sights of Aki.

Aki

Aki

Aki is a historic town on the western side of the Muroto Peninsula where the coastline of Kochi Prefecture takes a sharp turn southwards.