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Kagoshima is blessed with a temperate climate, and the magnificent nature of its alluring ocean, islands, and volcanoes.
Take a look at the symbol of Kagoshima, the active volcano and imposing figure of Sakurajima.
The beautiful bright red of Ryugu Shrine at the southernmost tip of the Satsuma Peninsula is popular for its god of marriage.
Kagoshima also has beautiful islands to visit, such as the 7,200 year-old Jomon Sugi cedar of Yakushima and the space center on Tanegashima. For food, enjoy fresh seafood at the Kagoshima Fish Market and the nationally popular kurobuta pork or Kuroushi beef.
And if you're looking to experience something unusual, you can enjoy a sand bath at Ibusuki. It is an unusual bath in the world that heals the body by covering it in warm sand.

Getting from Tokyo to KAGOSHIMA

Route 1

  • Haneda airport → Kagoshima airport : Approximately 2 hours

Route 2

  • Tokyo station → Kagoshima station : Approximately 6 hours 20 minutes by Tokaido & Sanyo & Kyushu shinkansen

Recommended routes

    After appreciating Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, a masterpiece of one of the most famous ukiyo-e painter, Hokusai Katsushika at the Sumida Hokusai Museum where possesses and exhibits his works, head to Sakurajima, active volcanoes in Kagoshima prefecture. Amazing trip to feel power of the earth.
    At the Shunkaen Bonsai Museum, you can try making a bonsai that condenses the majesty of nature into one small pot, while receiving basic instructions from a teacher, all for a reasonable price.
    Afterwards, you can set out on a soothing trekking journey that helps you forget the troubles of everyday life, as you gaze on the rich waters, lush moss, and charming old trees of Kagoshima's Shiratani Unsuikyo Ravine.

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