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Japan is situated in northeastern Asia between the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan. The area of Japan is 377,873 square kilometers, nearly equivalent to Germany and Switzerland combined or slightly smaller than California. Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands.

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Use the "JNTO TRAVEL PLANNER" for train and map information helpful in traveling around Japan.

  • By simply entering the departing and arrival station, get an overview of train transfer method, fares, and travel time.
  • By simply selecting the arrival airport and major train stations around Japan, find routes to stations nearest your destination.
  • Display a map of the arrival train station and areas surrounding sightseeing spots.

Read the "Usage Guide" and use this service for a safe and enjoyable trip in Japan.

Usage Guide


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Shrines and Temples


Tosa-jinja Shrine

Tosa-jinja is sacred to Ajisuki-Takane-Hiko-no-Mikoto and Hitokoto-Nushi-no-Mikoto. Since ancient times many people have prayed here for prosperity in industry, safety at sea and in traffic, and for curing illness. The sanctuary has been designated an Important Cultural Property by the Japanese government. Shinane Matsuri, a festival held here every summer, is one of the major events in this area, and attracts thousands of visitors.

2-16-1 Shinane, Kochi-shi, Kochi

Admission Fee
Free in the shrine precincts


JR Kochi Stn./Bus/20-min. ride/Tosa-jinja-mae Stop/3-min. walk

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