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Day 3 Kagoshima & Kirishima

                                                                                                  8 days Southern Kyushu tour

 

Kagoshima-city is the southernmost major city in Kyushu which can see Sakura-jima Island

which raises the smoke across the Kagoshima Bay. Kagoshima prospered in the Edo period

as a castle town. Sakurajima has active volcano with three peaks, Kita-dake, Naka-dake and

still active Minami-dake.

Kirishima is located in the north-eastern part of Kagoshima and is the entrance to the Kirishima

district of Kirishima Yaku National Park.

 


 

Itinerary

Leave hotel in Kagoshima

Exploring Kagoshima-city

   Sengan-en Garden and Shoko Shuseikan ( UNESCO World Heritage site  )

Transfer to Sakura-jima Island by Sakura-jima Ferry

Exploring Sakura-jima Island

Transfer to Kirishima

Stay at Kirishima Onsen Resort,  Japanese style Hotel,  included dinner and breakfast

Dinner at Hotel : Japanese style kaiseki dinner included local speciality cuisines

 

Option : the following site can be arranged as a option.

 Black Vinegar factory in Kirishima

 


 

Where to explore

 

Kagoshima

 

Sengan-en / UNESCO World Heritage

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

19th century at the beautiful bay side Kinko bay. The garden contains many historic artifact

that tell of its long history.

 


 

Shoko Shuseikan Modern Industrial Complex   /  UNESCO World Heritage

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

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

belongings. The stone building which houses the collection has been designated on the

UNESCO World Heritage,  Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution

 


 

Sakura-jima Ferry

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

and is operated for 24 hours.

 


 

Sakura-jima Island

An active 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.

 

        


 

Option

 

Black Vinegar in Kirishima 

The Fukuyama area along Kinko Bay is home to the famous Japanese black vinegar.

Over here, one can tour the old-fashioned Tshubobatake which letterally means a field of

vinegar jars, witness the traditional manufacturing process of the black vinegar, taste and

purchase the finished product.

 


 

Stay

 

Kirishima Onsen 

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.

 


 

Kagoshima

 

 


 

Kirishima

 

 


 

 - 8 days Southern Kyushu tour