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General information

Muroto (Japanese: 室戸市) is a small town within Kōchi prefecture in the Shikoku region. Sister city of Muroto is Port Lincoln in Australia.

Muroto has an airport. In the city there is a fishing harbour.

Famous persons connected with Muroto are Taro Asashio (born 1955) and Utei Nakagawa (1914 - 2001).

Tourist attraction


Top destinations for your sightseeing are the Cape Muroto surroundings (jap. 室戸岬周辺) throughout the year, the Muroto world geopark center (jap. 室戸世界ジオパークセンター) throughout the year and the Kira-river townscape (jap. 吉良川の町並み) throughout the year.


Attention please! On 09/17 2016 the Hometown Muroto festival fireworks will take place. There will be 2.500 rockets shot into the air. You can best watch the venue from the sea station "Toromu".


What Muroto travellers should culinary try is the Muroto red snapper bowl. The restaurant "Kagetsu" in Mutsu 2586 offers this delicious treat.


Do you already own a souvenir from Muroto? You could buy for example the Muroto deep ocean salt, available in the Aqua Farm.


Discover the cherry blossom in Muroto from 02/01 to 03/31, best in the Muroto regional park (jap. 室戸広域公園). To mention in Muroto is the field mustard in flower, which you can see in the Cape Muroto surroundings (jap. 室戸岬周辺) from 01/02 to 02/29.


Success of the regions

Success of the regions

Small cities in Japan have much to offer. In addition to a cozy atmosphere it is the feeling of home, that let's blossom the regions. Japanese Cities supports by this FURUSATO logo, which allows you the practical identification of small Japanese cities.