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

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

Ruin of Tsurumaru Castle. Kagoshima p...

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

Kaseda City Peace Museum

Kaseda City Peace Museum

There was one of the Kamikaze base in Kaseda...

Kamou Biggest Camphor Tree

Kamou Biggest Camphor Tree

The Camphor tree stand in the grounds of Kam...

Kirishima Hot Spring Resort

Kirishima Hot Spring Resort

You can easily find hot springs in Kirishima...

Kagoshima City Aquarium “Io World”

Kagoshima City Aquarium “Io Wor...

The aquarium introduces sea creatures which ...

Sarugajyo Ravine

Sarugajyo Ravine

One of the popular chmping and swimming spot...

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