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Ashizuri Subtropical Botanical Garden

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

Ashizuri Subtropical Botanical Garden

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Botanical garden where approximately 500 kinds of subtropical zones including below and cycad, trees and plants of mild climate grow thick mainly on plant growing wild in national forest of Ashizuri peninsula.
The tropical mood is plentiful!

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※There is no parking lot.
 We park in Kongofukuji Temple nearby and walk.

Rate: Free of charge
Visit time: [8:00-17:00]
 ※As it is uninhabited facility, as for the visit time, there is not in particular, but recommends daytime visit to darken after 17:00.
Regular Holiday: Nothing

The headman's office of Ashizuri ward, management seems to be entrusted with by Shimanto Forest Ranger's Office.

Reference is this!
 The headman's office of Ashizuri ward TEL: 0880-88-0004

Hakusandoumon Sea Cave

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

Hakusandoumon Sea Cave

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Sea cave at the Cape Ashizuri tip.
Big wave of the Pacific rushing violently empties 16m in height, 17m in width, big hole of 15m in depth into big rocky mountain.
We received designation of natural monument of Kochi with biggest in Japan grade in cave opening made of granite in 1953.
Through promenade, we go down stairs and can go immediately to neighborhood!
 ※We recommend that we go with sneakers.

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Scenery from the sea can consider that we use ferryboat for anglers, too.

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We can see from "John Mung Footbath" in parking lot opposite side of Hotel Tsubaki-so!

※As you are very dangerous at the time of bad weather, please refrain from deno visits close at hand.

Detailed information of "John Mung Footbath" is ⇒ html from this

Reference is this!
Tosashimizu City Hall

John Mung Footbath Vewing Hakusan Doumon Rock Arch

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

John Mung Footbath Vewing Hakusan Doumon Rock Arch

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We opened in April, 2009 (Heisei 21)!

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The magnificent Pacific opening under my nose and natural monument of prefecture can look around appointed Hakusandoumon Sea Cave in front immediately even if we sit where from footbathing that became stepped.

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Footbath seating capacity is approximately 30 people.
There is bench beside footbath, too, and approximately 12 people can sit down.

We get off to the shore and can go until at hand of Hakusandoumon Sea Cave!

Detailed information of Hakusandoumon Sea Cave from ⇒ this

Location: Cape Ashizuri (In front of Hakusandoumon Sea Cave)
Business Hours: From 8:00 to 19:00
※Regular Holiday: On Wednesday
Charge: Free (we sell ※ towel for 100 yen.)
Parking lot :Available
    ※There is municipal parking lot in opposite side across road (20)

Reference is this!
Ashizuri hot spring meeting

Cape Ashizuri / Observatory Anemone [sacred place for - lovers -]

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

Observatories in Ashizuri Thermae site, ◆Sacred place for lovers ◆It is chosen ni!

"Cape Ashizuri / Observatory Anemone"
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Located at the hill of Cape Ashizuri, it is vast panorama of the Pacific under eyes!
We lock everlasting love, and how about when we promise bond of two people? At stand in Ashizuri Thermae, we sell key.

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On day when we took photograph, it was weather that feeling was really good for.
↑We want to be absent from work if we go in Cape Ashizuri on such a day!

As for "the Ashizuri Thermae," "way of camellia" is along Cape Ashizuri.
When we come to Shikoku Pilgrimage Kongofukuji Temple and Cape Ashizuri Lighthouse, observatories, what I did when at first we drop in?

Sacred place for lovers project↓

Ashizuri Thermae↓
http://www.terume .com

Tohjindaba Site

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

Tohjindaba Site

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When turn right from the neighborhood of way point of way (old Sky Line) of camellia toward Ashizuri peninsula from Tosashimizu city area; at approximately 2km "Tojindaba Site" (toujindaba)
ni arrives. Photograph is Chinese and Korean people stone huge stone group.
Exposure and piling up of rock soul are seen in this Ashizuri peninsula southern coast whole area in granite.

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A lot of stone implement and sherd that we run at one corner in early (about B.C. 5000) Yayoi period in Jomon period of coastal terrace close to the tip of Ashizuri peninsula are exhumation.
There is Toujiniwa which a certain huge stone bristles with as for sequence and 6-7 meters in height of stone thought to be circle of stone in the whole area; of huge civilization in the ancient times
It is said whether it is trace.

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In addition, there is dude ranch, and stone is put in Tohjindaba Park got close to as park to surround park.
From Tohjindaba Park, Toujiniwa huge stone group mushrooming in mountain looks like photograph.
"Usubae Cherry Blossom Park" appears to Matsuo area villages such as "Unomisaki Point" when it falls from Tohjindaba Park more.

Habitat of Ako(Parasitic Genus Fig Plant) in Matsuo

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

Habitat of Ako(Parasitic Genus Fig Plant) in Matsuo

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We are proud of neighborhood 9m, height of the tree 25m, 300 years years old, and Ako of Matsuo area is appointed to natural monument of country in 1921.
There are bench and arbor for visitor near and is healed very much.

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It is big tree of Ako in this the precincts of Matsuo Shrine that subtropical plants grow thick around Cape Ashizuri, and can say representative.
Tree which lets Ako is parasitic on parent tree with evergreen of the moraceous plant fig genus and drips patience and finally covers parent tree exhaustively and wither and die.

There is rare "Ako holding stone" which held stone in the beach of the port east side of Matsuo area district.

Usubae (usubae)

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

Usubae (usubae)

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From Cape Ashizuri "Usubae" in west coast of peninsula.
Kuroshio Current comes alongside the pier first in Japan, and the nearby sea surface can observe the white junction line between two ocean currents that moves while surrounding whirlpool.

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View from Unomisaki Observatory is superb view to the people in the know.

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Cliff of wonderful granite is known as Mecca of surf-fishing.
Usubae has lighthouse, too.

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There is small shrine of Ryugu Shrine to tell to bring fish on the rocky mountain which we pushed out in the sea.

Reference is this!
Tosashimizu City Hall

Nakahama (John Manjiro Birth Place)

[the last update date: on January 10, 2016]

John Mung birth place

Nakanohama, Tosashimizu-shi,
Birth place of John Mung (the real name, Manjiro Nakahama).

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It is monument in birth place of Manjiro.
It was built in commemoration of 150 years of Manjiro's homecoming anniversary.
It has the photograph of Manjiro's face, and the image of ship is put on the base.
In addition, explanation of both Japanese and English is engraved into the other side of monument,
Manjiro who became foundation of international exchange is explained.

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"John manji*zoseigoichu*manji*okinenhi"

Manjiro who was caught in storm, and drifted was saved on whaler and went to the United States.
Therefore Manjiro learned various things and experienced and came back to Japan. Western knowledge and information that Manjiro took home with him/her had a big influence on Japan at the time.
In addition, for Yataro Iwasaki or Ryoma Sakamoto, it became shock that the view of the world turned into.

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 Tanimae, Nakahama, Tosashimizu City

The John Mung birthplace (the reconstruction)

[the last update date: on January 11, 2016]

Sunday, October 31, 2010
The John Mung reconstruction birthplace was completed in Nakanohama, Tosashimizu-shi district.

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Thatched wooden one-storied house which we designed based on photograph that the birthplace was left as "the birthplace of Manjiro."
Mainly on donation that volunteer in the city collected by donation activity, we built to local Nakahama of John Mung.
Reproduced life at the time; make, and indoor visit is possible if there is in visit time.

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Can observe; time: From 8:00 to 18:00  
Entrance: Free of charge
Regular Holiday: Without holiday

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Inquiry this way, please!
The headman's office of Nakanohama ward
252-5, Nakanohama, Tosashimizu-shi, Kochi

Shop and Restaurant Ashizuri Grand Rest 

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

We introduce restaurant, souvenir sale "Shop and Restaurant Ashizuri Grand Rest ".
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We can enjoy delicious meal while looking at the Pacific and lighthouse of white wall of Cape Ashizuri at 2F restaurant of Shop and Restaurant Ashizuri Grand Rest !

☆★Recommended menu★☆
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  "Tataki(seared fish)set meal"              "Sashimi set meal"

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  "Fried prawn set meal"            "Udon set meal"

●Tokoroten jelly (summer limitation) (use agar-agar which got in homemade Ashizuri)
●Fried oysters set meal
●Deep-fried chicken set meal
●Pork cutlet set meal

※It keeps other various menus.

At stand of 1F, various souvenirs including product only by Ashizuri are prepared!

Business hours  
Stand: 8:00-17:00
Restaurant: From 8:30 to 16:00
Regular Holiday:   Without holiday stand [restaurant: on Monday]
Parking lot:   Free of charge, 20 (municipal parking lot)

Reservation, inquiry to this!
214-13, Ashizurimisaki, Tosashimizu-shi

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