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

Tsukiyomi Shrine

Tsukiyomi Shrine

This shrine is the biggest shrine in Sakuraj...

Kamafuta Shrine (竃蓋神社)

Kamafuta Shrine (竃蓋神社)

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

Ruin of Tsurumaru Castle. Kagoshima prefectural historical museum「REIMEIKAN」

Ruin of Tsurumaru Castle. Kagoshima p...

The castle which was built by the 18th lord ...

Yorimichi Cruise

Yorimichi Cruise

Enjoy the veiw of Sakurajima and Kinko bay f...

Kagoshima Chuo Station Area

Kagoshima Chuo Station Area

Kagoshima Chuo station area is getting activ...

May , 2020

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Event & Art

LAKE IMUTA UME MARATHON RACE 2020 (第40回いむた池梅マラソン大会)

LAKE IMUTA UME MARATHON RAC...

start : Feb. 23, 2020

MINAMI-SATSUMA GANJIN WALK 2020 <br />(Minami-satsuma Kaido Ganjin-no Michi-aruki<br /> / 第8回 南さつま海道 鑑真の道歩き)

MINAMI-SATSUMA GANJIN WALK ...

start : Feb. 22, 2020〜Feb. 23, 2020

SHIBUSHI HINA DOLLS EXHIBISION 2020<br /> SHIBUSHI-no HINA-NINGYO-TEN / <br />志布志のひな人形展

SHIBUSHI HINA DOLLS EXHIBIS...

start : Feb. 18, 2020〜Mar. 15, 2020

Food & Drink