Trip with a Rent a Car in Kochi city: A local tour of Kochi City
What we'll do
Kochijo Castle is an unusual castle where you can comfortably fit into a single picture both the castle tower and the Otemon gate. Try to search for the best spot to take a photo. And then head to Hirome Ichiba Market once you get hungry. In this shopping area that feels like a village of food stalls, you can gather together and try food bought from various restaurants, and you can also enjoy mingling with the locals here. At the observation deck on the summit of Mt. Godai that is your last stop, you can view the streets of Kochi and also Urado Bay. This is sure to be a day where you can experience the liveliness of Kochi's people.
We can meet here, at the TOYOTA Rent a Car Takamatsu Airport Shop.
From Takamatsu Airport Ext., 3-minute walk toward the shop.
The type of car we rent and the rental fee will depend on the number of people participating in the tour.
*One-way: Available inside / outside the prefecture
- Price per person
- 5,000 JPY ~ / person
- Max participants
- Up to 4 people
- Hosted in English
- Things you need to know before the tour
-Transportation and Admission fees are not included in the price.
-Recommend comfortable shoes.
Kochi Castle was selected as one of Japan's Top 100 Castles. The castle tower and inner palace were constructed in the 17th century, and Kochi Castle is the only castle in Japan that retains both structures on site. 15 structures and gates have been designated as important cultural assets, and the castle is also known as Takashiro (Falcon Castle), which stems from its grey roof tiles and white walls resembling the coloring of a falcon. In recent years, projection mapping events have also been held here.
2Hirome Ichiba Market
Hirome Ichiba Market has a plethora of restaurants and shops offering not only local cuisine but also other Japanese, Western and Chinese cuisine as well as souvenir and clothes shops all lined up in the old market style of Japan. Once you enter the market the first thing you need to do is find somewhere to sit after you’ve bought your food. This is because most of the food stores here don’t have their own tables so, once you’ve collected your food you’ll need to find a table to sit down and eat at. The marketplace is also a local favorite place to relax so it’s a good place to not just enjoy food but also chat and interact with the locals while you enjoy your food!
Kochi prefecture's Mt. Godai gets its name from Mt. Wutai in China, whose topography it resembles. There is an observation platform at the summit that offers a view of the city and bay. An area famous for its cherry blossoms and azalea flower, it also has a botanical garden nearby. Here, some 3000 varieties of plants change beautifully with the seasons.