Ekingura is an official museum of Ekin art in Akaoka, Konan City, Kochi Prefecture.


Shopping and Quisine around Ekingura

Taking a Meal


One can eat “Chirimen-bowl”, a dish using young dried sardines which are a specialty of Akaoka.
Additionally, there is a “special of the day” on offer.
…3mins by walking.

◆Closed; Mon, Sat and Sunday’s night
◆Open; 11:30 to 14:00 17:00 to 23:00
◆Tel; 81+54-5376
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◎TOSAWO Restaurant

This restaurant offers a lot of local dishes and caters for small parties if required.
…5mins by walking

◆No scheduled holidays
◆Open;8am to 20pm
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◎TAIBINBI A traditional sweet shop and TAIYAKI shop

You can enjoy a sample of the good old days here.
Tsumami-tai, a dish made from leek, octopus and burdock is the specialty and makes a popular souvenir. This restaurant also acts as a design studio.
…3mins by walking

◆No scheduled holidays
◆Open;10am to 18pm
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◎OKKOU-YA general store

There are a lot of miscellaneous goods and handmade crafts.
You can make your own traditional bag from a “Kome-bukuro,” a rice bag.
…3mins by walking.

◆Closed Thursday
◆Open;10am to 18pm
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TAGAKI-SYUZO specializes in rice wine ”TOYO NO UME” which is drunk at the DOROME festival.
You can sample the wine and visit the warehouse where it is made.
…5mins by walking

◆Closed Satday and Sunday
 ※ open sometimes so please ask
◆Open;8am to 17pm
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◎MIURA-YA seafood (dried young sardines)

It’s Akaoka so it’s all about “DOROME”. So in Miura-Ya you can taste the best of young dried sardines. When you want to buy DOROME, it’s best to contact before you arrive.
…10mins by walking

◆Open;8:15am to 17pm

◎Euro glass craft

They sell custom made euro glass, stained glass and so on.
…10mins by walking

◆Closed;Sat, Sun and each holiday
◆Open;9am to 17pm
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