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

Chiran Peace Museum

Chiran Peace Museum

It is the peach museum for Kamikaze Pilots. ...

Shoko Shuseikan

Shoko Shuseikan

Shimadzu's historical museum located next to...

Okinoerabujima

Okinoerabujima

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

Shiroyama Area

Shiroyama Area

Shiroyama is located in Culture Zone which i...

Sogi-no-Taki Waterfall

Sogi-no-Taki Waterfall

The Sogi-no-Taki waterfalls which are 120m w...

Takatouge Tsutsujigaoka Park

Takatouge Tsutsujigaoka Park

Seasonal flowers bloom all the year around. ...

February , 2018

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Event & Art

DUATHLON in MINAMI-SATSUMA 2018 <br />(第21回デュアスロンin南さつま)

DUATHLON in MINAMI-SATSUMA ...

start : Mar. 18, 2018

RYOMA HONEYMOON WALK in KIRISHIMA 2018 <br />(第22回 龍馬ハネムーンウォーク in 霧島)

RYOMA HONEYMOON WALK in KIR...

start : Mar. 17, 2018〜Feb. 18, 2018

HATSU-UMA-SAI 2018 (初午祭)

HATSU-UMA-SAI 2018 (初午祭)

start : Mar. 11, 2018

Food & Drink