Kagoshima-ken Things to Do

  • Entrance of Saraku
    Entrance of Saraku
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    Tranquil scenery before Saraku
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Kagoshima-ken Things to Do

  • Sakuradaikon

    I have seen large vegetables - but nothing surpasses what I saw in Kagoshima. Thanks to the rich volcanic soil, the world's largest radishes grow here. Imagine a radish of the size of a basketball and an average of 17 kilograms with maximum weight of 30 kilograms!

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  • Shoko Shuseikan Museum

    Adjacent to the Senganen Garden one can find the machine factory which was part of the easteem of the Shimazu clan to bring in modernity to Japan. Today it has been turned into museum and exhibits armory, photos of articles and more used during the Shimazu family's 700-year rule.

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  • Senganen Garden

    Sengan-en Garden, also called Isoteien, is a Japanese style landscape garden, which is beautifully located at the foot of a wooded hill along the coast near Kagoshima.The garden, built in 1658, is a fine specimen of Japanese landscape gardening. It contains former residential buildings and a beautiful view of Sakurajima Volcano and Kinko Bay. The...

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  • Visit Sakurajima

    This is one of Japan's most active volcanoes and can be reached via a ferry and car to the view point. It is a composite with the summit split into three peaks, Kitadake (northern peak), Nakadake (central peak) and Minamidake (southern peak) which is active now. The surface of the island is about 77 square kilometres and since the last major...

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  • Pewter roofed gate

    Pewter roofed gate is the gate that originally created as the entrance to Sengan-en.[Back to Sengan-en][Back to Kagoshima-ken]

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  • 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;-Pewter roofed gate-Manor house-Crane shaped Stone Lantern-Bogakuro pavilion -Senjingan Garden-Kyokusui Garden-Konan bamboo forest[Back to...

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  • Sakura-jima

    Sakura-jima is an active volcano and a former island of the in Kagoshima-ken.The north highest peak rises 1117m above sea level. The mountain stands in the part of Kagoshima Bay which is also known as Kinkô Bay.In 1914, a great eruption occurred, burying the straits with lava, and connecting the former island to the Osumi Peninsula, so that...

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  • Climbing Satsuma Fuji (Mt. Kaimon)

    This is a nice, easy climb that you can accomplish in a couple of hours if you're an experienced climber, or take a day to do if you're travelling with small children.I climbed it with a group in early October -- the weather was really nice still and we had a good view of the surrounding area when we made it to the top.We had two children in the...

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  • Mt. Sakurajima

    Mt. Sakurajima, our friendly neighbourhood volcano.To get there, take the ferry from the Sakurajima Ferry Port -- about 500yen for a pedestrian -- ferrys run 24hours/dayCar rates are a bit more pricey -- and they depend on the size of your vehicle.Once you're on Sakurajima consider walking around or driving to the Sabo museum where there are...

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  • A old beutiful shrine (Kirishima jinguu)

    kirishima's beautiful shirine.Kirishima area have a lot of good spa.If you'd like to enjoy spa, we recommend Kirishima.

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Kagoshima-ken Hotels

  • Kagoshima Tokyu Inn Hotel

    it's a clean and simple place to stay, internet access free and they have non-smoking rooms!...

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  • Ibusuki Iwasaki Hotel

    We used cafe in this hotel,until the heavy rain passed. Oct,2003. http://www2.ocn.ne.jp/~ibu-iwa/...

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  • Dormy Inn EXPRESS Mikawaanjo

    1-1-3 Mikawa-anjo Honmachi, Anjo, Aichi Prefecture, 446-0059, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Hotel Akatsuki

    553 Haginoue, Mugio, Yakushima-cho, Kagoshima Prefecture, 891-4402, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Koran no Yu Kinkouroh

    4507 Nishikata, Ibusuki, Kagoshima Prefecture, 891-0311, Japan

    Good for: Couples

  • AB Hotel Mikawaanjo Honkan

    1-16-17 Mikawaanjo-cho, Anjo, Aichi Prefecture, 446-0056, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Castle Park Hotel

    41-1 Shinshoin-cho, Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture, 890-8586 , Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Medipolis Ibusuki Tenjunoyakata

    5000 Higashikata, Ibusuki, Kagoshima Prefecture, 891-0304, Japan

    Good for: Solo

  • Super Hotel City Anjo

    2-2 Meiji Hon-machi, Anjo, Aichi Prefecture, 446-0062, Japan

    Good for: Business

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