Tosashimizu (Japanese: 土佐清水市) is a small town within Kōchi prefecture in the Shikoku region. Sister cities of Tosashimizu are Fairhaven in the USA, New Bedford in the USA and Tomigusuku in Japan.
In the city there is a fishing harbour.
A famous person from Tosashimizu is Manjiro Nakahama (1827 - 1898).
Top destinations for your sightseeing are the Ashizuri cape (jap. 足摺岬) throughout the year, Tatsukushi (jap. 竜串) throughout the year and the Oki harbour (jap. 大岐の浜) throughout the year.
Tojin-daba (jap.: 唐人駄場) is worth another visit. Drive to Matsuo, where you can experience the ancient megalith civilization. Another attraction is the Sea gallery (jap.: 海のギャラリー), which takes place in Tatsukushi 23-8, where the Seashell museum raises the interest of visitors.
What Tosashimizu travellers should culinary try is Pera-yaki. The John-man seared ricebowl is another delicacy. Gourmets can eat this in the Restaurant Tatsukushi (Address: Misaki 4124-1).
Do you already own a souvenir from Tosashimizu? You could buy for example the Auxis-flakes, available in the stores in all city area.
Discover the cherry blossom in Tosashimizu from 03/21 to 03/31, best in the Usubaesakura-park (jap. うすばえさくら公園). To mention in Tosashimizu is the camellia in flower, which you can see in the Ashizuri cape (jap. 足摺岬) from 01/21 to 03/20.