Kirishima is located in the northeastern part of Kagoshima and is the entrance to the Kirishima district of Kirishima Yaku National Park, which includes the Kirishima volcanic chain, Sakura jima and Yaku shima Islands.
Where to visit
|The red-painted main building of shrine, an Important Cultural Property, is where music and festivals are offered, including the Kagura dance, Minami Kyushu Kagura matsuri Festival in summer.|
Lying on the lower slopes of the Kirishima Mountain with a distant view over Kagoshima Bay and Sakurajima below.
The area is made up of over a dozen Onsen, of which the largest and best know is Maruo Onsen
Location of Krishima