Neighborhood in Kochi:

Monobegawa

About Monobegawa

Located in Kochi Prefecture, the Monobegawa area (named after the Monobe river) is a hidden gem which is definitely worth a visit on your next trip to Shikoku. The residents of Monobegawa have a strong connection to their cultural heritage, which becomes evident when you visit in person. The location and slow current of the river make it an ideal spot for those wishing to take in some of the beautiful nature on offer at their own pace. Along the river, there are a number of enjoyable activities and unique cafes surrounded by nature, making it an ideal destination for a well-earned break from city life.

Sights in Monobegawa

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Nishijima Horticulture Park

Nishijima Horticulture Park is a fruit farm where you can enjoy melon and watermelon all year around, and from January to June you can even try strawberry picki

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Tei-ko Kadokyo Bridge

This famous bridge is set within a 350 year old port located along Yasu-cho’s coastline in Konan City. It is located about 18km away from Katsura beach, towards

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Ekingura

Who is Ekin? The Ekingura museum contains artworks from the artist Ekin. Ekin is short for Eshi Kinzō, or Kinzō the Painter (1812-1876). Kinzō was originally a

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Takagi Brewery

Takagi brewery is located in the town of Akaoka, famous for its Dorome and Ekin Festivals. The fifth head brewer uses local Kochi ingredients to brew sake with

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Bentenza

Bentenza is a popular Kabuki venue in Akaoka-cho, Kounan-shi. Kabuki is a form of Japanese theatre, combining a rich blend of music, dance, mime, spectacular st

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Okawakamibirafu Shrine

Built around 1,500 years ago and known locally as "Kawakami-sama", this shrine is located close to the museum of popular cartoon, Anpanman. Ampanman’s author Ta

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Yasea Park

This beautiful beach boasts clear water and fine sand and was selected as one of the ‘hundred good beaches’ by the Ministry of the Environment. Very family frie

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Yanase Takashi Memorial Hall / Anpanman Museum

This museum was established in 1996 and displays the creative works of Takashi Yanase, creator of popular Japanese animation, ‘Anpanman’. It features the Anpanm

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Tosa Kuroshio Railway Gomen-Nahari Line

A train line which you can take from Gomen station and all the way to the Nahari station which has opened a new deck allows people to see a beautiful view of Mo

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Noichi Zoological Park

A public zoo in Konan City, Kochi Prefecture. Animals in the park are kept in an environment which resembles that of their natural habitat. The zoo is divided i

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ACT Land

ACT Land is a theme park which features a wax museum based upon the life of Ryoma Sakamoto and the World Model Car Museum. ACT stands for art, culture and te

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Kōchi Prefectural Museum of History

Opening in 1991, this museum promotes the study, collection, display, and preservation of the historical, archaeological and folk objects. It is located in t

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Dainichi-ji Temple

Dainichi-ji Temple, located in Kochi, is the twenty-eighth temple of the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage.

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Ryuga Cave

The Ryuga Cave is a roughly 4km, 175 million year old limestone cave with a walking tour to see the various rock and mineral formations inside. When visiting th

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Kokubun-ji Temple

Kokubun-ji Temple, located in Kochi, is the twenty-ninth temple of the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage. It was constructed under the imperial decree of the 45th Em

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Zenjibu-ji Temple

Zenjibu-ji Temple, located in Kochi, is the thirty-second temple of the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage.

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A Little Glass Shop: Tochi

A little shop where you can experience handmade glass workshops in Nangoku-shi, Kochi. The unique owner had studied Space Engineering at university before going

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Zenraku-ji Temple

Zenraku-ji Temple, located in Kochi, is the thirtieth temple of the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage.

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Chikurin-ji Temple

Chikurin-ji Temple, located in Kochi, is the thirty-first temple of the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage.

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Kochi Station

Kochi-shi is the largest city of the prefecture and has many historical landmarks, such as Kochi Castle.

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Nichiyo Ichi

Nichiyo Ichi, or Sunday market, has been held for over 300 years and local producers sell vegetables, fruits, plants but also hardware and antiques.

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Hirome Ichiba Market

This market is in downtown Kochi and is made up of over 60 shops. The market was opened to spread the knowledge of Kochi's food, friendliness and artistic cultu

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Katsurahama Beach

Katsurahama is a beach where the statue of Sakamoto Ryoma, prominent Tosa samurai of the Edo period, is located.

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Kochi Castle

Kochi Castle, built in 1603, was used by the Tosa clan during the Edo period.

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Sekkei-ji Temple

Sekkei-ji Temple, located in Kochi, is the thirty-third temple of the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage.