Hassaku (八朔) ~Seasonal Festival~

Hassaku (八朔) ~Seasonal Festival~

Aug. 29, 2019

Hassaku (八朔) August 30 (2019) “Hassaku” means “1st of August” (in the old lunar calendar). This day falls between the 24th of August and 23rd of Septem...

【Zassetsu / 雑節】Nyubai (入梅)

【Zassetsu / 雑節】Nyubai (入梅)

Jun. 08, 2019

  This year, June 11 (Tue) is Nyubai. Nyubai is one of the specific days for seasons other than the twenty-four divisions (24節季) of a year.  ...

Sights

Hirakawa Zoo

Hirakawa Zoo

Over 200 kinds animals including koalas, Pol...

Sakurajima Yogan Nagisa Park &Foot Spa

Sakurajima Yogan Nagisa Park &Fo...

About 5 minutes walk from Sakurajima Port. T...

Ishibashi Memorial Hall & Gion-no-su Park

Ishibashi Memorial Hall & Gion-n...

Five Historical stone bridges used tospan th...

The Nanshu Cemetery <br />(Grave of Takamori Saigo)

The Nanshu Cemetery
(Grave of T...

A graveyard which is dedicated to over 200 s...

Kirishima Hot Spring Resort

Kirishima Hot Spring Resort

You can easily find hot springs in Kirishima...

Mishima Islands & Toshima Islands

Mishima Islands & Toshima Islands

Non touristic but beautiful islands remain l...

January , 2020

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