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Kyushu Travel Guide

Kagoshima-prefecture travel guide


Kagoshima-prefecture is located at the southwest tip of Kyushu on the Satsuma

Peninsula and Osumi Peninsula. This prefecture also includes a chain of islands stretching

further to the southwest of Kyushu for a few hundred kilometers.

The prefecture boasts a chain of active and dormant volcanoes, including the great

Sakura-jima Island, which towers out of the Kagoshima bay opposite Kagoshima-city.



Location of Kagoshima-prefecture




Where to explore


The city is southernmost capital in Kyushu Sakura-jima 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.


Ibusuki and Satsuma peninsula

Ibusuki and surrounded araa Satsuma peninsula extends about 50 kilometers south from Kagoshima-city, 

making up the southwestern section of Kagoshima Prefecture. The peninsula offers a mixture of hot springs,

subtropical natural attractions and cultural sites. Ibusuki is an onsen resort that is famous for its sand baths,

where bathers are buried in naturally heated sand.



Called a small Kyoto in Kagoshima, offer you a fine collection of Samurai houses and gardens that were built

about 260 years ago. During World War 2, Chriran was a Kamikaze pilots based who perticipated in the

Battle for Okinawa. 



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 Island and Yaku shima Islands.


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