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

Terukuni Shrine (照国神社)

Terukuni Shrine (照国神社)

Terukuni Shrine is the most visited shrine i...

Tenmonkan Area

Tenmonkan Area

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

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Kagoshima Chuo Station Area

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...

Kagoshima Chuo Station Area

Kagoshima Chuo Station Area

Kagoshima Chuo station area is getting activ...

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Shiroyama Area

Shiroyama Observatory

Shiroyama Observatory

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

Kagoshima City Museum of Art

Kagoshima City Museum of Art

Art works of Kagoshima's famous Japanese pai...

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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Waterfront Area

Kagoshima City Aquarium “Io World”

Kagoshima City Aquarium “Io Wor...

The aquarium introduces sea creatures which ...

Monument of Arriving of St. Francisco Xavier

Monument of Arriving of St. Francisco...

Spanish missionary Francisco Xavier took his...

Waterfront’s New Spot “DOLPHIN PORT”

Waterfront’s New Spot “DO...

Kagoshima's newest spot "Dolphin Port" opene...

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Iso Area

Kagoshima Bay Cruise

Kagoshima Bay Cruise

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

Shoko Shuseikan

Shoko Shuseikan

Shimadzu's historical museum located next to...

Jambo-mochi

Jambo-mochi

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

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Sakurajima

Sakurajima Yogan Nagisa Park &Foot Spa

Sakurajima Yogan Nagisa Park &Fo...

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

Yogan Nagisa Trail

Yogan Nagisa Trail

This is a 3km walking path, extend west from...

Kurokami Buried Shrine Gate

Kurokami Buried Shrine Gate

The ash and the pumice of the huge eruption ...

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Other Places of Interest

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 Archeological history / Furusato Koko rekishi-kan

Museum of Archeological history / Fur...

The museum exhibits artifacts and presents a...

Hirakawa Zoo

Hirakawa Zoo

Over 200 kinds animals including koalas, Pol...

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February , 2024

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Event & Art

RYOMA HONEYMOON WALK in KIRISHIMA 2024 (龍馬ハネムーンウォーク in 霧島)

RYOMA HONEYMOON WALK in KIR...

start : Mar. 16, 2024

KAGOSHIMA MARATHON 2024

KAGOSHIMA MARATHON 2024

start : Mar. 03, 2024

EXPERIENCE ZEN MEDITATION

EXPERIENCE ZEN MEDITATION

start : Feb. 25, 2024

Food & Drink