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Kyushu Travel Guide

Kagoshima travel guide

 

Kagoshima is the southernmost prefecture in Kyushu which can see Sakurajima which

raises the smoke across the Kagoshima Bay. 

 

Kagoshima prospered in the Edo period as a castle town, and is a hometown of Takamori Saigo

who contributed to the Meiji Restoration

 


 

 Where to explore  

Sengan-en

 

Sengan-en is the most famous garden in Kagoshima-ken, made by Shimazu lord in the 19th century

at the beautiful bayside Kinko bay.

The garden contains many historic artifacts that tell of its long history.

          Mount Sakurajima

     Shimazu family residence

            Suzumon gate


 

Shoko Shuseikan Modern Industrial Complex

 

The museum of the Classics located here exhibits a various of objests related to the Shimazu

family and the Satsuma domain, introducing a Shimazu family tree chart and many other

belongings. The stone buiding which houses the collection has been desighnated on the

World Heritage,  Meiji Japan’s Industrial Revolution,

        Shoko Shuseikan

     Reflectaance furnace

  Base of Reflectaance furnace


 

Shiroyama Park

 

The park is most famous for its Shiroyama Observatory with spectacular views over

downtown Kagoshima, Kagoshima Bay and Sakurajima.

       Shiroyama Park

       Stand at the Observatory

        View from the top


 

Sakura-jima Island

 

An active strato volcano with three peaks, Kita-dake, Naka-dake and still active Minami-dake.

Formerly an island, it became connected with the Osumi Peninsula in 1914 when lava from its

summit closed the channel between the two

     Yunohira Observatory

     Arimura Lava Observatory    

  

        View from Observatory 


 

Sakura-jima Ferry

 

The Ferry connects Kagoshima-city and Sakurajima in 15 minutes and is operated for 24 hours.

          Kagoshima Port

           To Sakura-jima Island

       Sakura-jima Port


 

Cape Sata

 

The southernmost Cape of main land Japan at 31′ 00″ latitude.

Cape Sata is home to many sub-tropical flowers. Visitors may board a semi-submersible

glass bottomed boat called the “Sata Day Go” to enjoy coral reefs marine creatures and

the underwater world.

 


 

                 Location of Kagoshima

  

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address City hall  : 11-1 Yamashita-cho, Kagoshima-city, Kagoshima-prefecture
Access

3 hours and 30 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

2 hours and 30 minutes by a vehicle from Kumamoto-city

1 hours and 30 minutes by a vehicle from Hitoyoshi-city

 

90 minutes by a Shinkansen from Hakata to Kagoshima-chuo

60 minutes by a Shinkansen from Hakata to Kagoshima-chuo

Population 596,000   Population density 1,090 / km2

 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Shoko Shuseikan

 

World Heritage, Meiji Japan’s Industrial Revolution

 

Shoko Shuseikan Modern Industrial Complex

The museum of the Classics located here exhibits a various of objests related to the Shimazu

family and the Satsuma domain, introducing a Shimazu family tree chart and many other belongings.

 

  Reflectance furnace foundation

     Base of Reflectance furnace

         Reflectance furnace

The stone buiding which houses the collection has been desighnated on the World Heritage, 

Meiji Japan’s Industrial Revolution.

 

       World Heritage

       Shoko Shuseikan

     Shoko Shuseikan entrance 

      Starbucks Coffee

      Satsuma facet factory

     Suzumon gate

 


 

 General information  

 

Address 9700-1 Yoshino-machi, Kagoshima-city, Kagoshima-prefecture
Access

20 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kagoshima Chuo Station

40 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima Airport

10 minutes by a vehicle from Sakurajima Ferry port

Open hours 8:30 to 17:30
Admission fee

JPY 1,000

Sengan-en can also be visited

Days closed No closing days

 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Sakura-jima Island

 

Sakura-jima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture is an active strato volcano with three peaks, 

Kita-dake, Naka-dake and still active Minami-dake.

Formerly an island, it became connected with the Osumi Peninsula in 1914 when lava from

its summit closed the channel between the two.

 

       View from Kagoshima-city

                   Eruption

       Sakurajima Daikon

The huge eruption started again in 1955, followed by eruptions 10 to 500 times every year.

This area is famous for “Sakurajima Daikon” Japan’s largest radish weighing up to 30 kilograms.

 


 

Access to Sakura-jima Island 

 

Sakura-jima Ferry connects Kagoshima-city and Sakurajima in 15 minutes

and is operated for 24 hours.

 

          Kagoshima port

         To Sakura-jima Island

        Sakura-jima Island


 

Exploring Sakura-jima Island

 

       Michino eki Sakura-jima

    Kinko Bay from Sakura-jima

    Kinko Bay from Sakura-jima

       Yunohira Observatory

        Yunohira Observatory

   Stand at the Observatory

    Arimura Lava Observatory

            Lava Observatory

             Lava Observatory

   View from Lava Observatory

   View from Lava Observatory

    View from Lava Observatory

 


 

 General information  

 

Access to Sakurajima Ferry Kagoshima port

  45 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima Airport

  15 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kagoshima-chuo Station

Access to Sakurajima

  15 minutes by Sakurajima Ferry from Kagoshima port to Sakurajima port

 


 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Cape Sata

 

Cape Sata is the southernmost Cape of main land Japan at 31′ 00″ latitude.

 

The Cape is home to many sub-tropical flowers. Visitors may board a semi-submersible

glass bottomed boat called the “Sata Day Go” to enjoy coral reefs marine creatures and

the underwater world.

 


 

 General information  

 

Address Sata, Osumicho, Kimotsuki-gun, Kagoshima-prefecture
Access

180 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima-ciry

80 minutes by a vehicle from Kanoya-city


 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Sengan-en

 

Sengan-en is the most famous garden in Kagoshima-ken, made by Shimazu lord in the 19th

century at the beautiful bayside Kinko bay.

The garden contains many historic artifacts that tell of its long history.

 

              Mount Sakurajima

        Sengansen garden

     Sengansen garden

           Shimazu residence

          Open corridor

                         Pond

                  Alcove

            Dining room

             Armour and helmet


 

 World Heritage, Meiji Japan’s Industrial Revolution  

 

Shoko Shuseikan Modern Industrial Complex

The museum of the Classics located here exhibits a various of objests related to the Shimazu

family and the Satsuma domain, introducing a Shimazu family tree chart and many other belongings.

 

             World Heritage    

         Shoko Shuseikan 

      Shoko Shuseikan entrance

The stone buiding which houses the collection has been desighnated on the World Heritage, 

Meiji Japan’s Industrial Revolution.

 

 Reflectance furnace foundation

  Base of Reflectance furnace

          Reflectance furnace

 


 

 General information  

 

Address 9700-1 Yoshino-machi, Kagoshima-city, Kagoshima-prefecture
Access

20 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kagoshima Chuo Station

40 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima Airport

10 minutes by a vehicle from Sakurajima Ferry port

Open hours 8:30 to 17:30
Admission fee

JPY 1,000

Shoko Shuseikan can also be visited

Days closed No closing days

 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

Shiroyama park

 

The park is most famous for its Shiroyama Observatory with spectacular views over

downtown Kagoshima, Kagoshima Bay and Sakurajima.

 

The night view is also nice, particularly if a clear sky and bright moon allow Sakurajima to

remain visible.

 


 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture 

 


 

 

Sakura-jima Ferry

 

Sakura-jima Ferry connects Kagoshima-city and Sakura-jima Island in 15 minutes

and is operated for 24 hours.

 

        Kagoshima port

        To Sakura-jima Island

       Sakura-jima Port

・Fare for an adult is 160 yen

・Fare for a vehicle is 880 yen (less than 3 m length)

・Phone: 099-293-2525
 

 
Journey to Sakura-jima Island
 

         Kagoshima Port

                      Depart

        Kagoshima Aquarium

         To Sakura-jima Island

             Sakura-jima Port

           Sakura-jima Port

            Sakura-jima Island

 


 

 

Should you need further information please feel free to contact us.

Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.

 Enquiry Form 

 

You can also contact us by e-mail at info@japan-kyushu-tourist.com

Tel :  +81-93-521-8897 , Fax :  +81-93-521-8898

Address :  AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture