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Kochi

Kochi is a city located on the south coast of Shikoku Island in Japan. It is the capital of Kochi Prefecture and is known for its beautiful scenery and cultural heritage.

Kochi is situated in the center of Shikoku Island, surrounded by mountains on three sides and the Pacific Ocean on the fourth. The city has a humid subtropical climate, with warm summers and mild winters. Kochi is known for its abundant nature, including the Katsura River and the Niyodo River, which both run through the city.

Kochi has a long and rich history, dating back to the Edo period. During this time, the city was a major port of call for ships from all over the world. It was also the site of the Battle of Kochi, a major battle of the Boshin War.

Today, Kochi is a vibrant city, with a population of over 700,000. It is home to several universities, including Kochi University and Kochi Prefectural University. The city is also a popular tourist destination, with attractions such as Kochi Castle, Katsura River, and the Yosakoi Festival.

Kochi is an important economic center in the region, with a thriving port and many industries, including food processing, paper manufacturing, and shipbuilding. The city also has a vibrant cultural scene, with many museums, galleries, and theaters.

Kochi is a beautiful city, with a rich history and culture, and plenty of attractions for visitors to enjoy.

Excursion tips for a day in Kochi

Kochi is a beautiful city in Japan that offers plenty of activities for tourists to enjoy. Here is a list of some of the best things to do in Kochi on a day trip:

1. Visit Kochi Castle: Kochi Castle is a stunning castle that was built in 1603 and is an important symbol of the city. It is open to the public and offers stunning views of the city.

2. Explore the Katsurahama Beach: Katsurahama Beach is a beautiful beach located on the Pacific Ocean. It is a great place to relax and take in the sea breeze.

3. Take a stroll through Godaisan Park: Godaisan Park is a beautiful park located on a hill overlooking the city. It is a great place to take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the fresh air.

4. Visit the Yosakoi Museum: The Yosakoi Museum is a great place to learn about the traditional dance of the region. It also has a cafe and shop to explore.

5. Take a boat tour of the Shimanto River: The Shimanto River is a beautiful river that runs through the city. Taking a boat tour of the river is a great way to see the city from a different perspective.

6. Shop at the Kochi Central Market: The Kochi Central Market is a great place to find unique souvenirs and local delicacies.

7. Visit the Ryoma Museum: The Ryoma Museum is a great place to learn about the history of the city and the life of Sakamoto Ryoma, a famous samurai from the area.

8. Take a day trip to the nearby Shimanto River Valley: The Shimanto River Valley is a beautiful area of nature that is located just outside of Kochi. It is a great place for a day trip to explore the local nature.

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The climate in Kochi

Kochi in Japan has a mild climate with hot and humid summers, cool and mild winters, and pleasant springs and autumns. Summers (June to August) are hot and humid with temperatures ranging from 23-31°C, while winters (December to February) are cool and mild with temperatures ranging from 5-11°C. The spring (March to May) is pleasant with temperatures ranging from 10-20°C and the autumn (September to November) is also pleasant with temperatures ranging from 15-25°C.

Cruise weather for Kochi

Our weather forecast for Kochi helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 27.2 °C
min: 23.3 °C
9.7 m/s
10.8 m/s
96.4 %
20.7 m
89.0 %
1,013 hPa
05:06:17
19:17:07
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 27.1 °C
min: 23.3 °C
5.8 m/s
6.5 m/s
99.8 %
21.7 m
89.0 %
1,016 hPa
05:06:54
19:16:43
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 27.9 °C
min: 23.5 °C
10.4 m/s
8.6 m/s
99.8 %
23.8 m
83.8 %
1,017 hPa
05:07:31
19:16:17
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 27.6 °C
min: 24 °C
9.0 m/s
8.6 m/s
91.7 %
24.1 m
81.8 %
1,016 hPa
05:08:08
19:15:49
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 23.8 °C
11.5 m/s
10.1 m/s
88.2 %
24.1 m
81.0 %
1,014 hPa
05:08:46
19:15:20
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 28.4 °C
min: 24.6 °C
11.5 m/s
10.4 m/s
49.0 %
24.1 m
80.3 %
1,013 hPa
05:09:24
19:14:49
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 27.5 °C
min: 24.7 °C
6.1 m/s
5.0 m/s
99.7 %
23.8 m
88.9 %
1,013 hPa
05:10:03
19:14:17
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 28.2 °C
min: 24.4 °C
10.1 m/s
8.3 m/s
99.0 %
22.6 m
82.0 %
1,012 hPa
05:10:43
19:13:43
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 28.8 °C
min: 23.9 °C
12.2 m/s
9.0 m/s
97.0 %
24.1 m
78.9 %
1,010 hPa
05:11:22
19:13:07
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 30.2 °C
min: 24.9 °C
10.1 m/s
8.3 m/s
82.3 %
24.1 m
73.0 %
1,008 hPa
05:12:02
19:12:30
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 30.2 °C
min: 26.1 °C
10.4 m/s
7.9 m/s
92.8 %
24.1 m
73.2 %
1,009 hPa
05:12:43
19:11:52
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 30.5 °C
min: 26.1 °C
10.4 m/s
9.0 m/s
61.1 %
24.1 m
73.7 %
1,011 hPa
05:13:23
19:11:12
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 30.5 °C
min: 26.4 °C
13.7 m/s
10.8 m/s
24.6 %
24.1 m
73.4 %
1,012 hPa
05:14:04
19:10:31
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 30.7 °C
min: 26.3 °C
14.8 m/s
11.9 m/s
73.0 %
24.1 m
73.9 %
1,011 hPa
05:14:46
19:09:48

Cruises to Kochi

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Scheduled ship calls in Kochi, Japan
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Aug. 12th 2024 Monday, 12th of Aug. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 11:59 pm
Aug. 19th 2024 Monday, 19th of Aug. 2024 Diamond Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 28th 2024 Wednesday, 28th of Aug. 2024 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 25th 2024 Wednesday, 25th of Sep. 2024 MS Westerdam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 10th 2024 Thursday, 10th of Oct. 2024 MSC Bellissima 01:00 pm 11:00 pm
Oct. 11th 2024 Friday, 11th of Oct. 2024 Seven Seas Explorer 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 22nd 2024 Tuesday, 22nd of Oct. 2024 Seven Seas Explorer 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 24th 2024 Thursday, 24th of Oct. 2024 MS Noordam 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Feb. 9th 2025 Sunday, 9th of Feb. 2025 MS Riviera 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Mar. 13th 2025 Thursday, 13th of Mar. 2025 MS Noordam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Mar. 23rd 2025 Sunday, 23rd of Mar. 2025 Seven Seas Explorer 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 26th 2025 Wednesday, 26th of Mar. 2025 MS Noordam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Mar. 27th 2025 Thursday, 27th of Mar. 2025 AIDAstella 12:00 pm 08:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Apr. 1st 2025 Tuesday, 1st of Apr. 2025 MS Noordam 07:00 am 03:00 pm
Apr. 2nd 2025 Wednesday, 2nd of Apr. 2025 Diamond Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 3rd 2025 Thursday, 3rd of Apr. 2025 MS Riviera 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 4th 2025 Friday, 4th of Apr. 2025 Seven Seas Explorer 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 14th 2025 Monday, 14th of Apr. 2025 Queen Elizabeth 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 15th 2025 Tuesday, 15th of Apr. 2025 MS Riviera 09:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 16th 2025 Wednesday, 16th of Apr. 2025 MS Noordam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 18th 2025 Friday, 18th of Apr. 2025 Seven Seas Explorer 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 22nd 2025 Tuesday, 22nd of Apr. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 24th 2025 Thursday, 24th of Apr. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 29th 2025 Tuesday, 29th of Apr. 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 7th 2025 Wednesday, 7th of May 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 05:00 pm
May 8th 2025 Thursday, 8th of May 2025 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
May 12th 2025 Monday, 12th of May 2025 Queen Elizabeth 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 16th 2025 Friday, 16th of May 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 18th 2025 Sunday, 18th of May 2025 MS Regatta 07:00 am 04:00 pm
May 22nd 2025 Thursday, 22nd of May 2025 Celebrity Millennium 09:00 am 06:00 pm
May 30th 2025 Friday, 30th of May 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 4th 2025 Wednesday, 4th of Jun. 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 14th 2025 Saturday, 14th of Jun. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 10:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 23rd 2025 Monday, 23rd of Jun. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 5th 2025 Saturday, 5th of Jul. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 18th 2025 Friday, 18th of Jul. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 29th 2025 Tuesday, 29th of Jul. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 10th 2025 Sunday, 10th of Aug. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 12th 2025 Tuesday, 12th of Aug. 2025 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 11:59 pm
Aug. 19th 2025 Tuesday, 19th of Aug. 2025 Diamond Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 22nd 2025 Friday, 22nd of Aug. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 28th 2025 Thursday, 28th of Aug. 2025 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 3rd 2025 Wednesday, 3rd of Sep. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 15th 2025 Monday, 15th of Sep. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 30th 2025 Tuesday, 30th of Sep. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 10:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 9th 2025 Thursday, 9th of Oct. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 10th 2025 Friday, 10th of Oct. 2025 Seven Seas Explorer 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 11th 2025 Saturday, 11th of Oct. 2025 Diamond Princess 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Oct. 15th 2025 Wednesday, 15th of Oct. 2025 MS Westerdam 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Oct. 17th 2025 Friday, 17th of Oct. 2025 Discovery Princess 08:00 am 05:00 pm

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