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

Tousenkyo

Tousenkyo

Tousenkyo is Some noodle restaurant. Somen n...

Jussoike Park &  Oku Jusso Ravine

Jussoike Park & Oku Jusso Ravine

Jussoike Park is one of the popular camping ...

Lake Ikeda

Lake Ikeda

It is the biggest volcanic lake in Kyshu wit...

Sakurajima Umizuri Koen (Sakurajima Sea Fishing Park / 桜島海づり公園)

Sakurajima Umizuri Koen (Sakurajima S...

This park is located next to Sakurajima port...

Tenmonkan Area

Tenmonkan Area

"Tenmonkan" is the most active and prosperou...

Waterfalls

Waterfalls

There are over 10 waterfalls spread around K...

February , 2019

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Event & Art

KAGOSHIMA MARATHON 2019

KAGOSHIMA MARATHON 2019

start : Mar. 03, 2019

LAKE IMUTA UME MARATHON RACE 2019 <br />(第39回いむた池梅マラソン大会)

LAKE IMUTA UME MARATHON RAC...

start : Feb. 24, 2019

HATSUUMA-SAI 2019 (初午祭)

HATSUUMA-SAI 2019 (初午祭)

start : Feb. 24, 2019

Food & Drink