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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


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.


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.


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.


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.

07 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Usa whale watching (jap. 宇佐ホエールウォッチング), from 04/21 to 10/31
09 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Goshiki beach sidewaves melange (jap. 五色の浜の横浪メランジュ), throughout the year
12 Lotusblüte
Lotus blossom in: Lotus pond park (jap. 蓮池公園), 06/21 to 07/10
14 Andere Blüte
Sunflower in flower: Izuma sunflower field (jap. 出間のひまわり畑), 10/01 to 11/30
21 Feuerwerk
Fireworks: Usa port (jap. 宇佐港まつり). 2.500 rockets. Where? Usa salt wind park (宇佐しおかぜ公園).
23 Gourmet
Gourmet: Urumei sardine sashimi (jap. うるめいわしの刺身). Where? Usa monya (宇佐もんや). Address: Usa-cho Usa 1757 (宇佐町宇佐1757).
24 Gourmet
Gourmet: Pomelo (jap. 文旦). Where? JA (JA).
25 Onsen
Hot spring: Tosa-ryu (jap. 土佐龍温泉). Address: Usa-cho-ryu 504-1 (宇佐町竜504-1).
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