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Relax in Onsen!

hot spring

A hot spring kingdom with Japan's secondmost number of hot spring sources

Kagoshima boasts a variety of hot springs from north to south, among which Kirishima and Ibusuki are renowned hot spring destinations.

List of Destinations hot spring

Rare natural steam sand baths

Ibusuki City, where there is a geothermal power plant, is the one and only place in the world where you can experience natural steam sand baths heated by geothermal energy!

Sand Baths List of Steam Sand Baths
Kirishima
Ibusuki
Footbaths
Footbaths, a quick and easy hot spring experience

Take a seat, dip your bare feet in the warm water and relax while enjoying the view.

Experience Nature!

Nature!

Active volcano Sakurajima, UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site Yakushima Island and its 7,200 years old cedar tree Jomonsugi, islands surrounded by coral seas… Kagoshima is blessed with an abundance of spectacular scenery.

List of Destinations Nature!
The land that receives the volcano's blessings

Sakurajima

At the foot of Sakurajima is resource-rich Kinko Bay, and beyond that lies Kagoshima City. This landscape closely resembles Naples, its Italian sister city.

Nature!
Hokusatsu/A tranquil place for scenery and good food
Nansatsu/Where traditional skills, culture and historical heritage are kept alive
Osumi/Refreshing, beautiful waterfalls the colour of emerald blue

Enjoy Shopping!

Shopping!

Kagoshima City, the heart of Kagoshima Prefecture. Shops and restaurants line the streets, and nature and historical attractions abound. You can get around easily with trams, buses and sightseeing taxis.

List of Destinations
Suburbs
Tram Shochu Liquor
Kagoshima Chuo Station/The station building offers a wide selection of souvenirs, and restaurants abound in the surrounding area
Tenmonkan/Kagoshima's #1 shopping district; enjoy strolling down the streets for food and goods

Off the beaten track Islands

Islands

Kagoshima's prefectural land mass stretches 600 km from north to south, with climates ranging from temperate to the subtropics. 28 unique islands dot the perimeter, and you can enjoy the wonderful nature, distinctive traditional culture and local foods of these exotic islands.

List of Destinations Islands
Amami Oshima Island/Stunning forest views
Tokunoshima/Island The island of longevity brims with vitality
Islands
Tanegashima/Island The island closest to outer space
Yakushima/Island The island of respite flourishes with medicinal herbs
Yoron Island/Kagoshima's southernmost paradise
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