Recommendation spot - Tatsukushi area

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Road station mejikano village

[the last update date: on March 23, 2016 Tosashimizu-City Tourist Association http://shimizu-kankou .com TEL: 0880-82-3155]

We introduce road station "mejikano village".

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In road station "mejikano village", we sell fresh local seasonal fresh vegetables, fruit, fish!

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●Lunch of local supplier and "mejikano village" handicraft
●There are a lot of products of special product, Souda Bushi of Tosashimizu, too (shavings of dried bonito, Japanese-style rolled omelette mix, Souda Bushi which soup stock is over well, Souda Bushi cut device set)
●Specialty of Kochi "ice curine"

In addition, special product "princess bonito of Tosashimizu of factory direct sale," there are cake, many products including bread!
There is corner of tourist brochure, too.

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★Fish conscience market★
We sell fresh fish which local angler caught at special price!
First come, first served!

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There is dining room "sect Taya, too"!

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★★ mejikano village dining room menu ★★

☆Udon of getting out sect field☆
・Is sect field; and curry Udon 600 yen
・Curry Udon 730 yen to be sect field, and to overcome
・Shimanto Area blue seaweed Udon    600 yen
・Is sect field; and Kitsune Udon 480 yen
・Is sect field; and seaweed Udon 450 yen
・Is sect field; and Udon      400 yen
 *Various large serving (2 jeweled articles) +200 yen

☆Udon + rice☆
・Curry "u" bowl 780 yen to overcome
 (pork cutlet appears in curry Udon, and rice is contained under the Udon how! boryumi!)

☆Chilled Udon (and sect field)
・Is sect field; and chilled Udon 400 yen
・Is sect field; and chilled blue seaweed Udon 500 yen

☆Rice thing☆
・Japanese style of getting out sect field and curry bowl (with salad) 650 yen
・Japanese-style curry bowl (with salad) 500 yen of getting out sect field
・Fried rice (with soup) 500 yen (as for the large serving +100 yen)
・Rice (the inside) 150 yen
・Rice (the small) 100 yen
(we brought up fish meal of mejika (frigate mackerel) which is raw materials of Souda Bushi in manure, and rice uses "mejikachan".)

☆One piece of article☆
・Pork cutlet  500 yen 
・Deep-fried chicken 500 yen
・Is sect field; and winding omelet 300 yen

・hotokohi         300 yen
・Iced coffee        350 yen
*After a meal in neither         150 yen

Business hours from 8:30 to 17:30 (mealtime from 9:00 to 14:00)         
Regular holiday Open 365 Days a year
〒787-0450 671-6, Misaki, Tosashimizu-shi
Parking lot: Four large size, normal car 32

Sea Gallery

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

We introduce shellfish pavilion "Sea Gallery".

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We store approximately 3,000 kinds of domestic and foreign a great variety of shellfishs 80,000 points and display "Sea Gallery" which opened in 1967.
All shellfishs are collection by Western picture painter, Kazuo Kurohara of Tosashimizu City residence.

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Hirase's Cowry, nippondakara called "Japanese Buddha, dharma and priest" who is popular among collectors, terra Machida Kalla display!

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By design by the first grade architect, Masako Hayashi representing Japan in the building in 2003 "100 selections of buildings of modern movement in Japan"
It is chosen as this.

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In addition, as for the experience to make clear candle or photoframe with Sakurahama Beach in front using shell which we picked up in "Sea Gallery"
We accept!

[business hours] From 9:00 to 16:00 (in July, August until 17:00)
[regular holiday] Every Thursday (except between 1/1 - 1/3,8/13 - 8/15)
[admission] Adult:  300 yen
      Primary and secondary student: 100 yen
      Less than primary schoolchild: Free of charge

Please go to visit pavilion of rare shellfish by all means!

Sea Gallery 
〒787-0452 23-8, Tatsukushi, Tosashimizu-shi

Tatsukushi Sea Area Park

[the last update date: on January 7, 2016]

Tatsukushi Sea Area Park
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 It was located in Ashizuri-Uwakai National Park, and Gulf of Tatsukushi that formed subtropical zone-like underwater scenery with coral and gorgeous fish was appointed as the first underwater park in our country in 1970 (Showa 45). [there is amendment to a law in 2010 and is becoming "Tatsukushi Sea Area Park" now.]

 Four areas (1-4 place) are pinpointed in inside of the gulf and can enjoy specific underwater scenery each.

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 The 1 ground can do snorkeling and sea kayaking, and 2-4 place can enjoy underwater scenery in glass boat.

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 Particularly, Shikoro-sango Coral colony of Minokoshi Gulf (fourth issue place) is appointed to natural monument of Kochi with the nation's largest thing.

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 As well as sea area park, there are facilities (Ashizuri Underwater Observation Tower, Ashizuri Aquarium) of strangely shaped rocks of Tatsukushi Coast, Minokoshi Coast called geologic museum and marine model. Tatsukushi Coast can just walk, but passes to Minokoshi Coast in glass boat.

Detailed MAP of Tatsukushi Sea Area Park is this

Tatsukushi-Minokoshi Strangely Shaped Rocks Park "Tatsukushi Shore"

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

Tatsukushi-Minokoshi Strangely Shaped Rocks Park
Located at the Tatsukushi Sea Area Park which is first Japanese sea area park, abrasion platform which sandstone catches erosion by the sea and wind erosion, and was formed opens.

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"Otake, Kotake"

Tatsukushi Coast which can go on foot,
Round rock arranged in a straight line called "Otake, Kotake,"
It is the mysterious shore where fossil of vestige of life called "pipe" is frequent in.
Promenade was maintained, but we hung foot to rock in about 1955 and were observing now.
We can still grasp the sign.

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"1,000 of frog"

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"ramma rock"

In addition, there is "Minokoshi Coast" told to be of origin of the name in Cape Chihiro, and what we had left unseen comes to be able to cross the distance on foot in glass boat for difficult place even to this day from Tatsukushi without Kobo-daishi Kuukai all looking from size of the scale.
"Fossil ripple mark of natural monument," rare natural sculpture including "a Wall of Rock" appears in sequence if we go ahead through promenade of one lap of approximately 60 minutes.

※We can go while admiring underwater scenery in glass boat in Minokoshi Coast.

Tatsukushi-minokoshi-kigan Park "Minokoshi Shore"

[the last update date: on January 7, 2016]

Cape Chihiro of Tatsukushi Sea Area Park has Minokoshi Coast.

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Because Kobo-daishi too had this ground left unseen to walk because it is difficult place, it is said that we had "Minokoshi Coast" and the name.

Abrasion platform which sandstone caught erosion by the sea and wind erosion like Tatsukushi Coast, and was formed opened, but protection from the wind did not seem to be able to readily see huge scenery this 2,000 years ago other than the fisherman who used Minokoshi Gulf because what went on foot was difficult.

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"The Spiral Rock"

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"Rock of love"

Shikoro-sango Coral colony of this Minokoshi Gulf is appointed to natural monument of Kochi with the nation's largest thing.
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We are coming to be able to pass to Minokoshi Coast in glass boat now.

◎Glass boat administration supplier is two.
Tatsukushi Marine Sightseeing(Glass-bottomed Boat) 0880-85-1155
Tatsukushi Sightseeing Stemboat(Glass-bottomed Boat) 0880-85-0037

Sakurahama Beach

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

Sakurahama Beach is designated beach of Tosashimizu City in Tatsukushi.

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As there is, and the whole beach was dyed cerise in old days so that pink shell called Sakura Shell covers the beach, it is said that it was named Sakurahama Beach.

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It is not cerise, but white sandy beach is beautiful, and sea turtle comes for laying eggs now in the summertime.

In addition, on first Sunday of July, The Opening of Sakurahama Beach for Swimmers is held every year and is full of local children, adults.

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 Shower (free) existence
 Restroom existence
 Parking lot existence (70 municipal management parking lots where is very close to previous ten immediately of Sakurahama Beach)

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Sakurahama Beach of dusk

Reference is this!
Sightseeing in NPO Tatsukushi promotion meeting

Tatsukushi Marine Sightseeing(Glass-bottomed Boat)

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

We introduce glass boat navigation "Tatsukushi Marine Sightseeing(Glass-bottomed Boat)".

We have left unseen with underwater walk and, with clothes on, see the sights
 [we have left unseen Tatsukushi Sea Area Park) admiration and Nagashima ... Japanese first Tatsukushi National Marine Park (now round-trip glass boat]

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Our glass boat arrives and departs from near the Ashizuri Underwater Observation Tower.

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The sea of Tatsukushi was appointed in the first underwater park in Japan on July 1, 1970.
Tatsukushi National Marine Park (there is amendment to a law in 2010 in the west some than Cape Ashizuri that the southernmost tip of Shikoku, Kuroshio Current clash with each other in the Japanese Islands
) which is becoming "Tatsukushi Sea Area Park" now. We are affected by Kuroshio Current warm current and are said to be treasure house of the sea where coral reefs and tropical fish inhabit.

Many corals including kind of Yagis inhabits Table Coral and Kikumeishi, Sea Crest colorfully underwater.

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Shikoro-sango Coral of highlight.
It is considered in inside of the gulf close before coming alongside the pier in Minokoshi Coast.

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Strangely shaped rocks group of Minokoshi Coast.
The walk time required as for 20-30 minutes.
We can go around. [more than approximately 50 minutes]
Captain confirms at the time of ... leaving a ship. ...

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To farthest land, Tatsukushi to leave time,
We look forward to.

■Glass boat
Through glass of the bottom of a ship, we can appreciate life of the sea of sea area park widely.
We have Nagashima left unseen and make a round trip to room: The way to Minokoshi: 20 minutes double courses: Ten minutes 
 Capacity: 37 people, three ships 
▲Embarkation rate: Adult: 1, 560 yen Children: 780 yen

●Start on a voyage after half past 15 may not go ashore in Minokoshi Coast.

Business Hours: From 8:30 to 16:30
Regular Holiday:  On Wednesday (on ※ business day, impossible of service in stormy weather) 
Parking lot:  150 (Restaurant & Souvenir Shop Rest Tatsukushi) (as for free of charge, the large-size car, possible)

[reservation, inquiry]
Fax: 0880-85-1198
4135, Misaki, Tosashimizu-shi

Tatsukushi Sightseeing Stemboat(Glass-bottomed Boat)

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

We introduce glass boat (tourist facility) "Tatsukushi Sightseeing Stemboat(Glass-bottomed Boat)".

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Please use Tatsukushi municipal parking lot (free).
Departure and arrival place is Tatsukushi Port right by Tatsukushi Coast.

●Navigation of glass boat●
8:00-17:00 (as for from December to February from 8:00 to 16:30)
We operate about one ship every 20-30 minutes.
We lead to the sea of herding coral of tropical fish through glass of the bottom of a ship.
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[Shikoro-sango Coral of natural monument]

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[the glass boat ship]

●Minokoshi Coast●
Mysterious place where the surface of rock became into a hive form.
One round 50-60 minutes (sneakers are comfortable to walk in.) on foot
It is recommended place of sightseeing in Tatsukushi.
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[the Spiral Rock]

※For more details, please see the following Tatsukushi Sightseeing Stemboat(Glass-bottomed Boat) homepage.

★Access MAP★

Business Hours: 8:00-17:00
Regular Holiday:  None 
Parking lot : Existence (Tatsukushi municipal parking lot), free of charge (possible 70, large-size car)

[reservation, inquiry]
19-10, Tatsukushi, Tosashimizu-shi

Ashizuri Underwater Observation Tower

[the last update date: on May 28, 2018]

We introduce tourist facility "Ashizuri Underwater Observation Tower".

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Ashizuri Underwater Observation Tower opens in 1972.
It is Chugoku and Shikoku district only oceanarium proud of the best seating capacity in Japan to.

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Neighborhood Japan's first National Marine Park (of the 40th anniversary for 2,010 years) (by ※ amendment to a law, is becoming sea area park now) and strangely shaped rocks,
We are known as Tatsukushi-Minokoshi Strangely Shaped Rocks Park which is beautiful scenery scenic spot.

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From marine observation room which can overlook the Pacific spiral staircase of 7m (64 steps)
We arrive in underwater obseavation room with 360 degrees Celsius underwater window when we go down.

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As Table Coral and reddish violet Sea Crest are Ashizuri Kaiteikan again and, from big underwater window of 60cm in diameter, feed every day
You can see much colorful fish.

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 Adult: 900 yen
 Child (4 years old - high school student): 450 yen

☆☆☆Advantageous ticket information☆☆☆

As for the person having stub of ticket of Ashizuri Aquarium or annual passport, admission charges become advantageous as follows!

 Adult: 600 yen
 Child: 300 yen

[business hours]
From 8:30 to 17:00 (from April to August)
From 9:00 to 17:00 (from September to March)
[regular holiday]
  Nothing (in the case of business cancellation, there is at bad weather) 
[parking lot]
150 (free)

Reservation, inquiry to this!
4124-1, Misaki, Tosashimizu-shi

Kochi Prefectural Ashizuri Kaiyokan Aquarium

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

We introduce aquarium "Ashizuri Aquarium".

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Ashizuri Aquarium faces the beautiful sea of Ashizuri-Uwakai National Park which Kuroshio Current brings up, under the theme of "Fish in the sea of Tosa and Kuroshio Current"
Breeds and displays is doing approximately 200 kinds, approximately 3,000 points mainly on fish inhabiting the outskirts.

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☆To large water tank opening in the entrance front with big fish such as Shinonomesakatazame Shark, Sugi more than 1m, groupers,
Small fish such as Tsubameuo or kind of snappers…Approximately 50 kinds of fish swim elegantly.

Feeding fish experience to fish of large water tank is made, too!
The details from this↓

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This is Goma-kun of Gomahu-azarashi(kind of seal).

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☆In tatting pool which reproduced tide pool of beach, we can touch creatures of beach and it is can observe small fish!

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※Annual passport [) which student removes 1,000 yen (18 years old or older, high school student) in 500 yen (small]

Please come to meet residents of the sea of Ashizuri once!

Business Hours: From 8:00 to 18:00 (from April to August)
      From 9:00 to 17:00 (from September to March)
Closed days: Only on third Thursday of December

Admission charges:
It is /720 Japanese yen adult 18 years old or older (except student)
Child, student (the small, middle and high school student) /360 Japanese yen
Group (more than 20 people, it is 20% off) adult /580 Japanese yen, Children /290 Japanese yen

Parking lot: 150 (as for free of charge, the large-size car, possible)

Reservation, inquiry to this!
  0880-85-0635 Fax0880-85-0650
4032, Misaki, Tosashimizu-shi

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