Kagoshima City

Kagoshima City

Kagoshima City is the capital of Kagoshima prefecture. The city originally prospered as the castle town of Lord Shimadzu, and was the first city to introduce western civilization to Japan. Today, it is the largest City in Southern Kyushu with over 605,500 people. Kagoshima City nestled on the west shore of beautiful Kinko Bay with majestic Mt. Sakurajima is referred to as the Naples of the Orient. Kagoshima is the city of history and nature.

Tenmonkan Area

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Terukuni Shrine (照国神社)

This shrine is the most popular place for ha...

Tenmonkan Area

Tenmonkan Area

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

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Kagoshima Chuo Station Area

Kagoshima Chuo Station Area

Kagoshima Chuo Station Area

Kagoshima Chuo station area is getting activ...

KAGOSHIMA CULTURE CRAFT VILLAGE (かごしま文化工芸村)

KAGOSHIMA CULTURE CRAFT VILLAGE (かご...

Kagoshima Culture Craft Village is surrounde...

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Shiroyama Area

Ruin of Tsurumaru Castle. Kagoshima prefectural historical museum「REIMEIKAN」

Ruin of Tsurumaru Castle. Kagoshima p...

The castle which was built by the 18th lord ...

Kagoshima Hall of Modern Literature & Kagoshima Marchen Hall

Kagoshima Hall of Modern Literature &...

The museum presents novelists who related to...

Shiroyama Observatory

Shiroyama Observatory

You can over look the City, Kinko Bay, Sakur...

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Waterfront Area

Monument of Arriving of St. Francisco Xavier

Monument of Arriving of St. Francisco...

Spanish missionary Francisco Xavier took his...

Ishibashi Memorial Hall & Gion-no-su Park

Ishibashi Memorial Hall & Gion-n...

Five Historical stone bridges used tospan th...

Kagoshima City Aquarium “Io World”

Kagoshima City Aquarium “Io Wor...

The aquarium introduces sea creatures which ...

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Iso Area

Jambo-mochi

Jambo-mochi

Jambo is Kagoshima's local sweet. It is rice...

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Kagoshima Bay Cruise

If you want to enjoy the cruise by yourselve...

Shoko Shuseikan

Shoko Shuseikan

Shimadzu's historical museum located next to...

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Sakurajima

Rainbow Sakurajima

Rainbow Sakurajima

The restaurant is located on the first floor...

Udon noodle in Sakurajima ferry

Udon noodle in Sakurajima ferry

Japanese noodle "udon" has a simple taste, b...

Mt. Sakurajima

Mt. Sakurajima

Mt. Sakurajima lying only 4km away from Kago...

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Other Places of Interest

Hirakawa Zoo

Hirakawa Zoo

Over 200 kinds animals including koalas, Pol...

Kagoshima Municipal Science Hall (鹿児島市立科学館)

Kagoshima Municipal Science Hall (鹿...

This is a place where people can learn about...

Museum of the Meiji Restoration (Ishin Furusato-kan / 維新ふるさと館)

Museum of the Meiji Restoration (Ishi...

Museum about the history of Kagoshima mainly...

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Event & Art

TERUKUNI SHRINE ROKUGATSUDO 2019<br />(照国神社六月灯)

TERUKUNI SHRINE ROKUGATSUDO...

start : Jul. 15, 2019〜Jul. 16, 2019

The Tram Night: Farewell to “Heisei” And Welcome” Reiwa”

The Tram Night: Farewell to...

start : Apr. 30, 2019

The Job Fair in Kagoshima f...

start : Mar. 25, 2019

Food & Drink