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Cape Ashizuri-Misaki

[the last update date: on January 6, 2016]

★★We evaluate two stars in Michelin green guide japon★★
In tourist guide book "Michelin green guide japon" which Michelin issues "Cape Ashizuri" and "view from Cape Ashizuri"
We had two star (★★) all together!

Cape Ashizuri-Misaki

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Cape Ashizuri appointed in Ashizuri-Uwakai National Park is the southernmost cape of Shikoku.
View from observatories is 270 degrees! We see coming and going huge ship and the horizon facing distance into an arch form and realize that the earth is round!
It is perfect spot to see the morning sun and the setting sun!
There is Landmark-like Cape Ashizuri Lighthouse, too.


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In entrance open space spreading out to observatories, there is great man, The Statue of John Mung of native district that affected the patriot of much late Tokugawa period including Ryoma Sakamoto.
There is "Cape Ashizuri tourist information center in open space, too", and local guide guides.
※It is absent time when GW was gathered up in summer vacation on Sundays and holidays on Friday, Saturday and Sunday a week that volunteer guide does location in the information desk.


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In about February, wild thicket camellia reaches in full bloom, and "Ashizuri camellia Festival" is held every year. "The camellia forest pathway" is made on promenade.

The details about camellia Festival of (H28 year) of this year
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The 42nd Ashizuri camellia Festival


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Western Usubae (usubae) of Ashizuri peninsula is the only place in the whole country where the Kuroshio Current main stream hits directly.


Originally the whole area of this Cape Ashizuri bit is the precinct of Shikoku Pilgrimage 38th Fudasho (sacred site for pilgrimage), Kongofukuji Temple which Kobo-daishi performed open wound of,
Legend of "The Seven Wonders of Cape Ashizuri" is on promenade. Signboard stands at main spot.
There is "The Seven Wonders of Cape Ashizuri Tour by local guide, too"! (reservation required)
[we introduce in movie]

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Photograph one of the The Seven Wonders of Cape Ashizuri, "Turtle Rock"


In addition, Hakusandoumon Sea Cave appointed to natural monument of Kochi,
There are spots such as John Mung Footbath which can soak in footbath while seeing Hakusandoumon Sea Cave.

Tosashimizu John Manjiro Kuroshio Shachu