Tosashimizu, City in Japan
General Information about Tosashimizu
Tosashimizu (Tosashimizu) is a small town within KÅchi prefecture in the Shikoku region. Sister cities of Tosashimizu are Fairhaven in the USA, New Bedford in the USA and Tomigusuku in Japan.
There is a fishing port in the city. Trains do not go here. You need another means of transportation to get to Tosashimizu.
A famous person from Tosashimizu is Manjiro Nakahama (1827 - 1898).
Travel tips for Tosashimizu
Top Tosashimizu destinations for your sightseeing are the Ashizuri cape (è¶³æ‘ºå²¬) throughout the year, Tatsukushi (ç«œä¸²) throughout the year and the Oki harbour (å¤§å²ã®æµœ) throughout the year.
Tojin-daba (å”äººé§„å ´), another great attraction where you can experience the ancient megalith civilization (å¤ªå¤ã®å·¨çŸ³æ–‡æ˜Ž). Go to Matsuo (æ¾å°¾) for this. Another experience is the Sea gallery (æµ·ã®ã‚®ãƒ£ãƒ©ãƒªãƒ¼) in Tatsukushi 23-8 (ç«œä¸²23-8). Of interest here is the Seashell museum (è²æ®»ã®åšç‰©é¤¨).
You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Tosashimizu? Pera-yaki (ãƒšãƒ©ç„¼ã) is recommended by locals. Another recommendation for gourmets: The John-man seared ricebowl (ã‚¸ãƒ§ãƒ³ä¸‡ã‚¿ã‚¿ã‚ä¸¼). The Restaurant Tatsukushi (ãƒ¬ã‚¹ãƒˆç«œä¸²) offers this. Where? In the Misaki 4124-1 (ä¸‰å´Ž4124-1).
Do you already own a souvenir from Tosashimizu? You could buy for example the Auxis-flakes, available in the stores in all city area.
Flowers and Foliage
Discover the cherry blossom in Tosashimizu from 03/21 to 03/31, best in the Usubaesakura-park (ã†ã™ã°ãˆã•ãã‚‰å…¬åœ’). To mention in Tosashimizu is the camellia in flower, which you can see in the Ashizuri cape (è¶³æ‘ºå²¬) from 01/21 to 03/20.