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

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

The Nanshu Cemetery
(Grave of T...

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

Kagoshima City Museum of Art

Kagoshima City Museum of Art

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

Kagoshima Hall of Modern Literature & Kagoshima Marchen Hall

Kagoshima Hall of Modern Literature &...

The museum presents novelists who related to...

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Waterfront Area

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 ...

Monument of Arriving of St. Francisco Xavier

Monument of Arriving of St. Francisco...

Spanish missionary Francisco Xavier took his...

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Iso Area

Jambo-mochi

Jambo-mochi

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

Shoko Shuseikan

Shoko Shuseikan

Shimadzu's historical museum located next to...

Sengan-en (Iso garden)

Sengan-en (Iso garden)

Senganen which was a summer villa and contai...

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Sakurajima

Sakurjima Visitor Center

Sakurjima Visitor Center

Small size volcano museum.It shows you the m...

Kurokami Buried Shrine Gate

Kurokami Buried Shrine Gate

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

Udon noodle in Sakurajima ferry

Udon noodle in Sakurajima ferry

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

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Other Places of Interest

Museum of Archeological history / Furusato Koko rekishi-kan

Museum of Archeological history / Fur...

The museum exhibits artifacts and presents a...

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...

Hirakawa Zoo

Hirakawa Zoo

Over 200 kinds animals including koalas, Pol...

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Event & Art

The Job Fair in Kagoshima f...

start : Dec. 21, 2019

TJ Flea Market in Yoshino P...

start : Nov. 23, 2019

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

TERUKUNI SHRINE ROKUGATSUDO...

start : Jul. 15, 2019〜Jul. 16, 2019

Food & Drink