Kochi Airport, the air gateway to Kochi, has also been popularly known since 2003 as Kochi Ryoma Airport named after Sakamoto Ryoma, a great historical figure from Kochi.
About a 20-minute airport limousine bus ride
11:20～12:20Harimaya Bridge, lunch
There is a marionette clock to the east of Harimaya Bridge. Artificial figures in the shape of Kochi Castle, Yosakoi Festival, Katsurahama Beach and Harimaya Bridge appear from four sides of the clock to perform every hour to the tune of a traditional Yosakoi folk song.
This is one of the 88 temples associated with Buddhist monk Kobo Daishi on Shikoku Island. You are recommended to see the five-story pagoda – the only structure of its kind in Kochi – and the garden which is designated by the central government as a place of scenic beauty.
11:30～14:30Experience making “Tosa washi” Japanese paper (1 hour), lunch
The Tosa brand of high-quality "washi" (Japanese paper) handmade in Kochi Prefecture has a history of more than 1,000 years. It has been designated by the central government as traditional craftwork and is being produced in areas including Tosa City and Ino Town.