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

Semi-submersible ship  “Sata-dei-Go”

Semi-submersible ship “Sata-de...

View colorful fish and corals of the beautif...

Kirishima Mountain Range

Kirishima Mountain Range

Kirishima is one of the most popular destina...

Mishima Islands & Toshima Islands

Mishima Islands & Toshima Islands

Non touristic but beautiful islands remain l...

Kirishima Open-air Art Museum

Kirishima Open-air Art Museum

A brand newly opened Art museum. Modern desi...

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Kagoshima Bay Cruise

If you want to enjoy the cruise by yourselve...

Tsukiyomi Shrine

Tsukiyomi Shrine

This shrine is the biggest shrine in Sakuraj...

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Event & Art

KIEX One Day Free Consultations & Employment Support Seminar

KIEX One Day Free Consultat...

start : Nov. 08, 2020

Shinonome-no Sato Hydrangea Viewing (2020)<br /> /  東雲の里 あじさい祭り

Shinonome-no Sato Hydrangea...

start : Jun. 01, 2020〜Jun. 30, 2020

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

Food & Drink