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

Monument of Arriving of St. Francisco Xavier

Monument of Arriving of St. Francisco...

Spanish missionary Francisco Xavier took his...

Jiyukan COCCO Hashimure

Jiyukan COCCO Hashimure

Archeological museum. In the museum, you can...

Semi-submersible ship  “Sata-dei-Go”

Semi-submersible ship “Sata-de...

View colorful fish and corals of the beautif...

Ruin of Sogi Power Plant

Ruin of Sogi Power Plant

The ruin of Sogi power plant is located unde...

Okinoerabujima

Okinoerabujima

Okinoerabu which is called the "Island of Fl...

Mishima Islands & Toshima Islands

Mishima Islands & Toshima Islands

Non touristic but beautiful islands remain l...

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Event & Art

SAKURAJIMA SUMMER PLEASURE FERRY CRUISE 2018 <br />(SAKURAJIMA NORYO KANKO-SEN 2018 /<br />桜島納涼観光船2018)

SAKURAJIMA SUMMER PLEASURE ...

start : Aug. 01, 2018〜Aug. 31, 2018

KANOYA MARINE FESTA 2018

start : Jul. 15, 2018

SPIDER FIGHT FESTIVAL @ KAJIKI TOWN 2018<BR>(KUMO GASSEN / くも合戦大会)

SPIDER FIGHT FESTIVAL @ KAJ...

start : Jun. 17, 2018

Food & Drink