【Firefly Watching Spot] HIRABO HOTARU-no SATO (ひらぼうほたるの里)

The Hirabo area is located in Kihoku town, Kanoya city. The water and the air are very clear there and there are some different kinds of wild fireflies in this area.
Going after 19:00 is recommended, because the fireflies start to fly around this time.

[Hirabo Hotaru Festival]
Date: May 24 (Sat) ~ June 7 (Sat)
During the period, you can check the approximate numbers of fireflies at the address below.
http://island.geocities.jp/hirabouhotarunosato/index.html

Good season to watch: The end of May ~ the start of June
Location: Drive up on Route 504 and turn right at Kanoya City Hall, Kihoku Branch on to Prefectural Route 72. About 5 minutes’ drive after that.

Start May. 24, 2014 〜 Jun. 07, 2014

19:00 ~ 21:00

Zip893-0203
Address

Hirabo, Kihoku town, Kanoya city,
Kagoshima prefecture

PlaceAround Hirabo Kasseika Center
Parking

30 spaces

Fee

Free

Contact Kanoya City Hall Kihoku Branch
TEL: 099-486-1111
Webhttp://island.geocities.jp/hirabouhotarunosato/index.html
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