Statue of Ryoma Sakamoto on Katsurahama beach in Kochi, Japan

Kochi Travel Guide

Kochi Prefecture | Travel Guide

While Kochi prefecture in Shikoku might not be a typical destination for international tourists, it has plenty to offer in terms of nature and history. Famous samurai unifier of Japan Ryoma Sakamoto was born here, and there is a museum where you can learn more about this history. But there is more to see in the area, as you can read in this travel guide.

Kochi has dynamic and beautiful natural treasures such as the cape of Ashizuri, the cape of Muroko, and the Shimanto river. Kochi Castle is a Japanese-style castle that is still in its original shape. There are some good beaches, and if you come in August, you get to enjoy the vibrant Yosakoi Festival.