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The Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum

Opens in 19 min: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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My wife and i visited this location in conjunction with a tour from our cruise ship very enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Mark B
Dysart, Australia
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I decided to go to the museum for many reasons. The first one is because I like the Japanese... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Stephanie V
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24 Aug 2018
31 Dec 2016
“Japanese lessons required ”
Kochi Prefecture Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum Born in Tosa, Ryoma Sakamoto (1835 - 1867) was active at the end of the Edo period, when Japan was striving to become a modern nation. Although he fell before achieving his goals, there is no doubt...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
830 Urado-shiroyama, Kochi 781-0262, Kochi Prefecture
+81 88-841-0001
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and i visited this location in conjunction with a tour from our cruise ship very enjoyable and well worth the visit

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The museum is dedicated to the memory of Sakamoto Ryoma however, it appears to be designed basically for Japanese speakers (and readers) as little information is provided in English. There is a reconstruction of the room where Ryoma and his companion where assassinated complete with...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I decided to go to the museum for many reasons. The first one is because I like the Japanese culture and history, especially the shogun/samurai period. There you can find a lot of documents about Sakamoto Ryoma but unless you can read old Japanese paper,...More

Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Unfortunately most of the museum was in Japanese, other than that it is quite small, although there is a nice view from the top floor. They also have free wifi. We visited as part of a Kochi Castle trip from Princess Cruises and I think...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Not really worth spending too much time here unless you're super interested but you do get a good level of backstory around Satamotos part in the Meiji restoration.

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Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

It was just average for us as the museum is focused on letters and newspaper articles, all in Japanese. So if you can't read Japanese you won't get much out of it. There is an English pamphlet available but it won't give you a deeper...More

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