Under an hour by train from Kochi City is Kure, a charming little fishing town filled with energy and retro charm????
Colorful fishermen's flags line the narrow yet vibrant shopping street of Kure Taisho Market (where you can enjoy some of the best seafood in Kochi????) and a historic sake brewery still stands, creating the same authentic flavor for over 200 years???? While exploring keep an eye out for the special sinks for filleting fish (nagashi-dai) that are placed in front of the retro houses. Be sure to pop by the local shrine, which is particularly beautiful at sunset!
Visiting Kure is an immersion into Japanese history. It's a time-traveling experience you wouldn't want to miss????