Kochi Visitors and Convention Association
Kochi Visitors & Convention Association
Visit Kochi — The Blessings of Nature

The Kochi Visitors & Convention Association promotes international tourism by focusing on the many resources of Kochi prefecture. These include the area’s natural environment, history and culture. We actively work to promote, attract and welcome tourists and conventions. 

Kochi prefecture is in the southern part of Shikoku, the smallest of Japan’s four main islands. It was selected as one of Lonely Planet’s Top 10 regions to visit in 2022. With abundant and unspoiled nature, Kochi is the perfect place for your clients to immerse themselves in nature and experience the local culture.




Yuriko Chiba

Chief,Department of Inbound Tourism

Yuriko moved to Kochi from Tokyo 10 years ago, strongly attracted to its abundant nature and unique culture. Her recommendations for adventure and outdoor travel include activities on the crystal-clear waters of the Niyodo River and the Shimanto River. Hiking the on the Shikoku pilgrimage route called Ohenro is also a must-do on the list. 

Yuki Ikeuchi

Department of Inbound Tourism

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, Yuki resided in Vancouver, Canada, experiencing the country's timeless and rich nature.  Yuki returned to Kochi with an appreciation of his hometown's mesmerizing nature wonders and activities, and knows this beautiful  prefecture is sure to leave visitors feeling enchanted.

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