Cape Muroto
Cape Muroto
Cape Muroto Cape Muroto

Cape Muroto faces the Pacific Ocean in the eastern part of Kochi Prefecture. The rugged terrain created by water erosion and the view of the Pacific Ocean gives the impression of a tropical island.
The vertical stripes on the rocks are called "turbidite layers," which are believed to be the remains of layers of sand and mud that were once deposited on the ocean bottom. The surrounding area is dotted with oddly-shaped rocks, like "rock of childbirth" and "married couple rocks," where visitors can feel the power of these rocks while strolling around the area.
This area was selected as a national scenic beauty spot in 1928, and was designated as a "Muroto Anan Kaigan National Park" in June 1964 and a World Geopark in September 2011.

  • Address

    〒781-7101 Murotomisakicho, Muroto City, Kochi Prefecture

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  • Best Season

    All year

  • Point

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  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    From Tosa Kuroshio Railway Gomen/ Nahari Line "Nahari Station", take the Kochi Tobu Traffic Bus bound for Kannoura for about 1 hour and get off at Cape Muroto.

    2 hours by car from Kochi Expressway "Nankoku IC"

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