Terukuni Shrine (照国神社)

This shrine is the most popular place for hatsumode (the first shrine visit of the New Year) in Kagoshima prefecture, and Shimazu Nariakira (the 11th lord of Satsuma Domain / 島津斉彬) is enshrined here.
There is a statue of the enshrined deity after you enter the torii (a gateway at the entrance to a Shinto shrine / 鳥居 ), and there is the sacred water on the left side of the main building.
There is a narrow path which leads you to a stone which enshrines a water god, and on the path there are more things to see such as a little stone shrine, stone monuments of a mountain god and a water god and an ogre.

Car Park: Weekdays 24 spaces / Weekends 40 spaces (9:30 ~ 17:00)

TEL 099-222-1820
Zip〒892-0841
Address19-35 Terukuni-cho, Kagoshima city
Open8:30 ~ 17:00
FeeOpen throughout the year
PerkingAvailable
Access

From Kagoshima Chuo Station:
20 minutes on foot
10 minutes by bus to Tenmonka Bus Stop, then 5 minutes on foot
10 minutes by trum to Tenmonkan Trum Stop, then, 5 minutes on foot

By car:
20 minutes from Kagoshima Kita Inter on Route 3

Web http://www.terukunijinja.jp/
Udon noodle in Sakurajima ferry

Udon noodle in Sakurajima ferry

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

Hirakawa Zoo

Hirakawa Zoo

Over 200 kinds animals including koalas, Pol...

Shiroyama Observatory

Shiroyama Observatory

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

Shoko Shuseikan

Shoko Shuseikan

Shimadzu's historical museum located next to...

Ishibashi Memorial Hall & Gion-no-su Park

Ishibashi Memorial Hall & Gion-n...

Five Historical stone bridges used tospan th...

Amami Oshima

Amami Oshima

The island is blessed with the cobalt blue s...

Yoron

Yoron

Yoron is a small but the first class resort ...

Mishima Islands & Toshima Islands

Mishima Islands & Toshima Islands

Non touristic but beautiful islands remain l...

Jambo-mochi

Jambo-mochi

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

Kagoshima City Aquarium “Io World”

Kagoshima City Aquarium “Io Wor...

The aquarium introduces sea creatures which ...

Waterfront’s New Spot “DOLPHIN PORT”

Waterfront’s New Spot “DO...

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

October , 2020

U M T W R F S
 
  
   
    
1    
2    
3    
4    
5    
6    
7    
8    
9    
10    
11    
12    
13    
14    
15    
16    
17    
18    
19    
20    
21    
22    
23    
24    
25    
26    
27    
28    
29    
30    
31    

Event & Art

Shinonome-no Sato Hydrangea Viewing (2020)<br /> /  東雲の里 あじさい祭り

Shinonome-no Sato Hydrangea...

start : Jun. 01, 2020〜Jun. 30, 2020

LAKE IMUTA UME MARATHON RACE 2020 (第40回いむた池梅マラソン大会)

LAKE IMUTA UME MARATHON RAC...

start : Feb. 23, 2020

MINAMI-SATSUMA GANJIN WALK 2020 <br />(Minami-satsuma Kaido Ganjin-no Michi-aruki<br /> / 第8回 南さつま海道 鑑真の道歩き)

MINAMI-SATSUMA GANJIN WALK ...

start : Feb. 22, 2020〜Feb. 23, 2020

Food & Drink