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General information

Tosa (Japanese: 土佐市) is a middle town within Kōchi prefecture in the Shikoku region. Sister city of Tosa is Itatiba in Brasil.

In the city there is a fishing harbour.

Famous persons connected with Tosa are Seito Saibara (1861 - 1939) and Nobuyuki Nakashima (1846 - 1899).

Tourist attraction

Destinations

Top destinations for your sightseeing are Usa whale watching (jap. 宇佐ホエールウォッチング) from 04/21 to 10/31, the Kyoma big ginkgo (jap. 京間の大イチョウ) from 10/01 to 11/30 and the Goshiki beach sidewaves melange (jap. 五色の浜の横浪メランジュ) throughout the year.

Fireworks

Attention please! The Usa port fireworks will take place. There will be 2.500 rockets shot into the air. You can best watch the venue from the Usa salt wind park.

Onsen / Hot spring

Wellness and health? In Tosa no Problem. The hot spring Tosa-ryu invites you to relax. The address is Usa-cho-ryu 504-1.

Gourmet

What Tosa travellers should culinary try is Urumei sardine sashimi. Usa monya in Usa-cho Usa 1757 offers this delicious treat. Pomelo is another delicacy. Gourmets can eat this in JA.

Flowerage

Summer beauty brings the lotus flower from 06/21 to 07/10. See it in the Lotus pond park (jap. 蓮池公園). The maple tree changing colour is the highlight in the romantic autumn. Discover in the Kyoma big ginkgo (jap. 京間の大イチョウ), how the leaves turn from golden yellow to shining red from around 10/01 and the changing of colours lasts until 11/30. To mention in Tosa is the Sunflower in flower, which you can see in the Izuma sunflower field (jap. 出間のひまわり畑) from 06/21 to 07/10.


Tosa


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Success of the regions

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