Shichi-Go-San / 七五三

Shichi-Go-San / 七五三

Nov. 12, 2018

Have you ever seen Japanese children, dressed in kimono, visiting shrines in this season? It is an annual event which is called “Shichi-Go-San(七五三)”...

Walk Across The Sea to Chiringa-shima

Walk Across The Sea to Chiringa-shima

Sep. 04, 2018

Click HERE for information about the sandbar appearance times (September & October 2018) (important: the sandbar linking the island to the mainland is...

Stay away from hazardous (steep) areas

Jul. 08, 2018

Because of the heavy rain, the risk of landslides is increasing. Please stay away from hazardous (steep) areas liable to landslides and rivers. Informat...

2018 ROKUGATSUDO SCHEDULE

2018 ROKUGATSUDO SCHEDULE

Jul. 01, 2018

Rokugatsudo season is coming. Rokugatsudo is held only in the area which used to be the Satsuma Domain and it is related to a Shimazu lord. Details abo...

Nyubai (入梅)

Nyubai (入梅)

Jun. 08, 2018

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

TANABATA,  A Story of Tragic Love

TANABATA, A Story of Tragic Love

Jun. 07, 2018

Tanabata July 7th is Tanabata (七夕). Tanabata (七夕) was inspired by the famous Chinese folklore story, "The Princess and the Cowherd". People decorate b...

Sights

Kagoshima City

Kagoshima City

Kagoshima City is the capital of Kagoshima p...

Lake Ikeda

Lake Ikeda

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

Museum of Archeological history / Furusato Koko rekishi-kan

Museum of Archeological history / Fur...

The museum exhibits artifacts and presents a...

Tomiya Shokudo Museum

Tomiya Shokudo Museum

Tomiya Shokudo was restaurant where Tome Tor...

Kirishima Shinto Shrine

Kirishima Shinto Shrine

Gorgeous red shrine deifies "Ninigi-no-mikot...

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

The Nanshu Cemetery
(Grave of T...

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

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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