Tanegashima

Tanegashima

Tanegashima

Every year the people of Tanegashima go all out in the celebration of the Teppo Matsuri. This year will be the 35th anniversary and is sure to be an even bigger than usual. The gun festival, celebrates a very significant event that held very important implications for the whole of Japan.

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Yakushima

Yakushima

Yakushima

Yakushima was given the honor of begin named Japan's first World cultural and Natural heritage site in 1993. Over1300 types of plants and 3000 species of animals inhabit-Yakushima. Its beautiful scenery of mountains with the Kyushu's highest mountain Minanouradake is called the "Alps of the Oc...

Kikaijima

Kikaijima

Kikaijima

Kikaijima, abeautiful coral island is called the "Island of coral". You can see walls of coral which were built to protect the houses from typhoons.

The Oshima islands of southern Kagoshima are touted for their beauty and liveliness. A sport enthusiast's promise land and a beach bum's p...

Amami Oshima

Amami Oshima

Amami Oshima

The island is blessed with the cobalt blue sea, colorful coral, tropical plants and flowers. As many island's special animals and plants, the island is called as "Oriental Garapagos Island". The island is famous for its traditional textile "Oshima Tsumugi Silk". The textile is mainly used for ...

Tokunoshima

Tokunoshima

Tokunoshima

Island of bull fighting and beautiful sea. Bull fights are a traditional form of entertainment on the island which has over 600 years history.
Many sport events like triathlon and diving festival are held throughout the year.

Tokunoshima lies south of Amami-oshima and north of Ok...

Okinoerabu

Okinoerabujima

Okinoerabujima

Okinoerabu which is called the "Island of Flowers and Limestone Caves" is a beautiful and peaceful island. Over 300 limestone caves can be found here. Visitors to these ancient caves discover the natural beauty and mysteries which have spawned many of the legends and stories surrounding these ...

Yoron

Yoron

Yoron

Yoron is a small but the first class resort island about 22 km in circumsference surrounded by coral reefs and beach. Diving tnthusiasts and marine sport lovers alike flock to this island to enjoy all types of water sports. In Summer, many tourists from all over Japan this resort island as Ori...

Mishima Islands & Toshima Islands

Mishima Islands & Toshima Islands

Mishima Islands & Toshima Islands

Non touristic but beautiful islands remain local life and natures are seen in both islands in Miyama and Toshima.
Mishima islands consists of 3 islands: Kuroshima, Ioujima and Takeshima. Ioujima which consist half land is active volcano is dynamic. Try natural hotspring located on the fo...

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