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

Ryugu Shrine (龍宮神社)

Ryugu Shrine (龍宮神社)

Ryugu Shrine is located at Nagasaki-bana (長...

Kirishima Open-air Art Museum

Kirishima Open-air Art Museum

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

Kagoshima City

Kagoshima City

Kagoshima City is the capital of Kagoshima p...

Shiroyama Area

Shiroyama Area

Shiroyama is located in Culture Zone which i...

Tosenkyo Somen Nagashi (Flowing Noodles)

Tosenkyo Somen Nagashi (Flowing Noodles)

Tousenkyo is Some noodle restaurant. Somen n...

Rainbow Sakurajima

Rainbow Sakurajima

The restaurant is located on the first floor...

Event & Art

TERUKUNI SHRINE ROKUGATSUDO 2024<br />(照国神社六月灯)

TERUKUNI SHRINE ROKUGATSUDO...

start : Jul. 15, 2024〜Jul. 16, 2024

Shinonome-no Sato Hydrangea Viewing (2024)<br /> /  東雲の里 あじさいまつり

Shinonome-no Sato Hydrangea...

start : Jun. 01, 2024〜Jun. 30, 2024

International Exchange Party <br />~ Harty Party 2024 ~

International Exchange Part...

start : May. 19, 2024

Food & Drink