About Kochi, Japan

Let's have a look around into background of Kochi, Japan
  • Region/State: K?chi Prefecture
  • Country:  Japan
  • Latitude:  33.55
  • Longitude: 133.55
  • Time zone: Asia/Tokyo
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT 9 hours

Weather in Kochi, Japan

  • Climate:  very wet humid subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: February-November


Kochi is the capital city of K?chi Prefecture located on the Shikoku island, Japan.

Distance from Kochi, Japan center to Airport

K?chi Ry?ma Airport is the regional airport located in in Nankoku city in Japan

  • Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km
  • Driving Time: 16 minutes
  • Languages: Japanese

Modes of transport

  • Airport: K?chi Ry?ma Airport
  • Rail: Kochi Station -Konchi
  • Buses: Harimayabashi
  • Taxis: Kochi Ekimae Kanko Taxis Ltd.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Don’t tip

For Hotels:

  • Don’t tip 

For Taxi Driver:

  • Don’t tip

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Ino,
  • Susaki,
  • Aki

Emergency Contact Numbers in Kochi, Japan city

  • Police Station: +81 88-866-0110 (Kochi Higashi Police Station)
  • Railroad:088-822-8229(Kochi Station -Konchi)
  • Airport: +81 88-863-2906 (K?chi Ry?ma Airport)
  • Hospital: +81 88-822-1201 (K?chi Red Cross Hospital)


Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Kochi:

  • Dorome Festival, in the month of April Akaoka Town, Konan City
  • The Yosakoi Festival, Aug. 9 to 12 Every Year
  • Ekin Festival which is held at night; in the month of July, every year in the Akaoka town arcade

Tourist Attractions

  • Kochi Castle
  • Katsurahama
  • Kochi Museum of Art

Theatre & Concerts

  • TOHO Cinemas Kochi

Visit Top Restaurants in Kochi, Japan

  • Warayakitataki Myojimmaru
  • Tokugetsuro Honten
  • Saint Marc Cafe Kochi Obiyacho

Top Shopping Centers in Kochi, Japan

  • Power Center
  • Obiyamachi Itchome Shopping Street
  • Fujigran

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Tanaka Ryosukekyutei Museum
  • Kochi Museum of Art
  • Godaisan Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Gyozas, Hiromedeyasube
  •  Tataki over a wild grass fire,Nomikui Dokoro Fujinoya

Sports Club

  • Solabo
  • Kochi Golf Club

Shelling Out Dollars

Cost Of Living:


  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant- 1,000.00 Yen
  • McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) - 680.00 Yen
  • Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle)- 650.00 Yen


  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 190.00 Yen
  • Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)- 460.00 Yen