Recommendation spot - Cape Ashizuri area

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Shop and Restaurant Ashizuri Grand Rest 

[the last update date: on February 1, 2018]

We introduce restaurant, souvenir sale "Shop and Restaurant Ashizuri Grand Rest ".

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In "Shop and Restaurant Ashizuri Grand Rest " special product Souda Bushi connection product of Tosashimizu, princess bonito of Tosa food,

You look after Yamashita and bloom and wake up Ashizuri senbei of temple, Ashizuri tortoise and can buy a lot of other souvenirs!

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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"

★Other menus★

●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.


●Shop and Restaurant Ashizuri Grand Rest ●

[business hours]  
Stand: 8:00-17:00
Restaurant: From 8:30 to 16:00
[regular holiday] Stand: Restaurant without holiday: Monday fixed closing day
[parking lot] Free of charge, 20 (municipal parking lot)

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

The Statue of John Mung

[the last update date: on February 1, 2018]

The Statue of John Mung

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After going over to the United States as Japanese for the first time approximately 170 years ago, and having learned English or the navigation, surveying, we go back to Japan for the national seclusion era.
John Mung which also left great achievement in the Japanese daybreak and international exchange.
Manjiro Nakahama and he who gave his name were born in current Nakanohama, Tosashimizu-shi as child of fisherman later in 1827.

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As for the The Statue of John Mung, unveiling ceremony was held in July, 1968 (Showa 43).

Compasses and triangle are grasped in hand of bronze statue. It is indispensable to voyage and surveying.

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It is clear that there was eye opening of Ryoma Sakamoto from experience of Manjiro including democratic thought and lifestyle, culture in foreign country.
Besides, Manjiro had a great influence on great man, Taisuke Itagaki, Chomin Nakae, Yataro Iwasaki of Tosa.
Bronze statue of Manjiro nestles on the Cape Ashizuri tip as if we fix our eyes on the world sea which oneself sailed earlier of the Pacific.

Contact information
Person in charge of sightseeing in Tosashimizu City Hall sightseeing business and industry section (Phone: 0880-82-1212)

Cape Ashizuri-Misaki

[the last update date: on February 1, 2018]

★★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 where Cape Ashizuri appointed in Ashizuri-Uwakai National Park is the southernmost tip 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!

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.

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There is "Cape Ashizuri tourist information center in open space, too", and local guide guides.
※As for volunteer guide making location in the information desk, GW was gathered up in summer vacation on Sundays and holidays on Saturday and Sunday a week; when is absent.

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

Information about camellia Festival of (H30 year) of this year
The 44th Ashizuri camellia Festival

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

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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]

Photograph one of the The Seven Wonders of Cape Ashizuri, "Turtle Rock"
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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-City Tourist Association (Phone: 0880-82-3155)

Cape Ashizuri Lighthouse

[the last update date: on February 1, 2018]

"Cape Ashizuri Lighthouse"
We reached the lighting 100th anniversary on April 1, 2014!

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Lighthouse of white wall standing on precipice of Cape Ashizuri.
18m in height, luminous intensity 460,000 cd, light range 38km.

※About luminous intensity
The way of measurement of luminous intensity is different at the time of lighthouse construction and is becoming 460,000 cd now.

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We continue watching security of ship coming and going in the offing ever since it was turned on in one of the largest lighthouses in our country in 1914 by (1914).
Vast panorama of the Pacific and scenery full of poetic sentiment enjoy, romantic mood perfect score.
※We cannot enter lighthouse.

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Lighthouse of white wall becomes symbol of Cape Ashizuri.

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In addition, as for the Tengu-no-hana Observatory which is down the promenade approximately 300 meters on foot from lighthouse, it is in little-known spot spot looking at lighthouse.
※"Nose" means "cape" in Ashizuri.

Person in charge of sightseeing in Tosashimizu City Hall sightseeing business and industry section (Phone: 0880-82-1212)

The 38th Fudasho (sacred site for pilgrimage) Kongofukuji Temple

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

The 38th Fudasho (sacred site for pilgrimage) Kongofukuji Temple

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The 38th the southernmost Fudasho (sacred site for pilgrimage) of Shikoku.
822 (Konin 13), the Emperor Saga
Kobo-daishi was able to make The Kannon having three faces and one thousand arms into as the man himself by emperor's behest of this in 823 (Konin 14).
son* of the Imperial Family and feudal lord is thick in emperor's behest place of the each generation Emperor, and many cultural assets are informed by the precincts Tahoto, 13 stone pagodas, tower of praying for the souls of premature death.

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Nio meets at entrance.

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The main hall of a Buddhist temple

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 Distance from Fudasho (sacred site for pilgrimage) to Fudasho (sacred site for pilgrimage) is long, and, in hallowed ground of "Tosa, the dojo of religious austerities″, the distance to Kongofukuji Temple is far.

 It is approximately 90km from the 37th Fudasho (sacred site for pilgrimage) Iwamoto temple
 It is approximately 60km to the 39th Fudasho (sacred site for pilgrimage) deferred light temple

Reference is this!
Kongofukuji Temple

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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※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 to neighborhood immediately!
 ※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 ⇒ 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 to the very front 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 ◆We are chosen by this!

"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 to Cape Ashizuri on such a day!

As for "the Ashizuri Thermae," "way of camellia" is along Cape Ashizuri.
When you 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 halfway point of way (old Sky Line) of camellia toward Ashizuri peninsula from Tosashimizu city area, is approximately 2km; "Tojindaba Site" (toujindaba)
We arrive in this. 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 of coastal terrace close to the tip of Ashizuri peninsula at one corner from early stage (about B.C. 5000) to Yayoi period in Jomon period 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 that it may be 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.

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