About Us

Kagoshima Internationalization Council (KIC)

The Kagoshima Internationalization Council was established under the leadership of the Kagoshima Junior Chamber Inc., in April,1990. Already our membership consists of more than 100 business enterprises as well as individuals who wish to actively encourage relations between Kagoshima City and the rest of the world as a community. Our main purposes are: To promote internationalization in Kagoshima by providing information to our members and by strengthening our ties with other organizations. To encourage exchange activities, and through centers like the Visitor Center Update to provide information and advice both to visitors from overeas and to the local community.

Visitor Center Update

One means through which KIC can meet the needs of foreign visitors is through Visitor Center Update. At the “Update”, visitors can obtain advice and information in a variety of areas including information on tours, accommodation, shopping, restaurants, and transport services. English Newsletter “Update Newsletter” are published every month. The “Update” also serves as a liaison place to introduce other organizations for visitors from overseas.

Hours 9:30 A.M. ~ 5:00 P.M.
Closed Saturday, Sunday and holidays
Address 2F Hiratabashi Bldg., 8-13 Hirano-cho
Kagoshima City, 890-0848 Japan
TEL 099-224-8011
FAX 099-224-8012
E-mail update@po.synapse.ne.jp

Sights

Nitta Shrine (新田神社)

Nitta Shrine (新田神社)

Nitta Jinja is located on the top of 70 mete...

Lake Imuta

Lake Imuta

The lake imuta is 4 km around crater lake su...

Ruin of Uenohara Uenohara Jomon-no-mori

Ruin of Uenohara Uenohara Jomon-no-mori

About 9500 year old ruin was found at develo...

Kamafuta Shrine (竃蓋神社)

Kamafuta Shrine (竃蓋神社)

This shrine is located at the seashore in Ei...

Natural Sand Steam Bath

Natural Sand Steam Bath

The sand steam baths of Ibusuki is unique in...

February , 2018

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Event & Art

DUATHLON in MINAMI-SATSUMA 2018 <br />(第21回デュアスロンin南さつま)

DUATHLON in MINAMI-SATSUMA ...

start : Mar. 18, 2018

RYOMA HONEYMOON WALK in KIRISHIMA 2018 <br />(第22回 龍馬ハネムーンウォーク in 霧島)

RYOMA HONEYMOON WALK in KIR...

start : Mar. 17, 2018〜Feb. 18, 2018

HATSU-UMA-SAI 2018 (初午祭)

HATSU-UMA-SAI 2018 (初午祭)

start : Mar. 11, 2018

Food & Drink