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The special page about Kagoshima at Japan travel website MATCHA!

A bunch of attractive spots at Kagoshima you need to visit are on the page of Japan travel website MATCHA, now!

Please check the URL below.

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Experience sushi-making at a "Sushi School"

At "Sushi Sayaka" in Kagoshima City, you can experience sushi-making at an actual restaurant using fresh local fish. 

* Reservation required for a group of more than 10 people. cost: 3,000 yen per person.
[ TEL ] +81 99-255-0381 ( Kosei sushi school )

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* January, 2017
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Cherry blossom viewing : Except Kagoshima-city

Hanami is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the transient beauty of cherry blossoms ("sakura").

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People go to parks, gardens, or mountain to see a view of cherry blossoms with their co-workers, family members, and friends.

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Cherry trees come into full bloom from the end of February to early April, and many Ohanami place will get crowded everywhere in Kagoshima!

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【 Chiran Peace Park (Heiwa Koen) 】 / Minamikushu-city
Scale : Approx 850 trees
Normal blooming season : Late March~ Early April

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Access : Board the bus for Chiran from Yamakataya bus terminal in Kagoshima-city.(Approx. 1.5hour) Approximately 5 minutes by walk from Tokkou-kannon-iriguchi bus stop. 

Inquiries : Minamikyushu Chiran Culture Center (Bunka Kaikan) +81-993-83-2111




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【 Mt. Uomi 】 / Ibusuki-city
Scale : Approx 1,000 trees
Normal blooming season : Late March~ Early April

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One can look out over Ibusuki City stretched below, spy Chiringashima and Sakurajima floating in Kinko Bay,and even catch a glimpse of Osumi Peninsula from peak Mt. Uomi. 

Access : Approx. 20 minutes by car from JR Ibusuki Station to the summit

Inquiries : Ibusuki City Hall Tourism Division +81-993-22-2111




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【 Maruoka Park 】 / Kirishima-city
Scale : Approx 6,000 trees
Normal blooming season : Late March~ Early April

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During peak season, many visitors come from inside and outside the prefecture to picnic here and enjoy the view.

Access : About 10 minutes by car from Osumiyokogawa Station on the JR Hisatsu Line

Inquiries : Maruoka Sakuraen +81-995-72-1362




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【 Kirishima Shrine 】 / Kirishima-city
Scale : Approx 200 trees
Normal blooming season : Late March~ Early April

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Access : About 10 minutes by bus from Kirishima-Jinguu Station on the JR Nippou Line

Inquiries : Kirishima Shrine +81-995-57-0001




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【 Tadamoto Park 】 / Isa-city
Scale : Approx 1,000 trees
Normal blooming season : Late March~ Early April

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At Tadamoto Park, once selected as one of Japan's top 100 sakura-viewing locations, you can enjoy the various forms of sakura blossoms in the daytime and night time. 

Access : About 90 minutes by car from Kagoshima City; about 30 minutes from Shibushi City;  about 40 minutes from Miyakojo City, Miyaki Prefecture

Inquiries : Isa City Hall Regional Promotion Division +81-995-23-1311





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【 Michi no Eki Osumi Yagoro Densetsu no Sato 】 / Soo-city
Scale : Approx 1,200 trees
Normal blooming season : Late March~ Early April

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The grounds also include a souvenir shop, the "Yagoro Pavilion" kurobuta pork restaurant,a giant Yagorodon statue standing 15 meters tall and weighing in at 39 tons,a playground, and a grassy open area. Each year a Sakura Matsuri is held to celebrate the colorful flowers as they reach full bloom.

Access : About 90 minutes by car from Kagoshima City; about 30 minutes from Shibushi City;  about 40 minutes from Miyakojo City, Miyaki Prefecture

Inquiries : Soo Municipal Council of Social Welfare Osumi Branch Office +81-99-482-0080


* February 20, 2014
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Cherry blossom viewing in Kagoshima-city >>

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Cherry blossom viewing : Kagoshima-city

Hanami is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the transient beauty of cherry blossoms ("sakura").

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People go to parks, gardens, or mountain to see a view of cherry blossoms with their co-workers, family members, and friends.

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Cherry trees come into full bloom from the end of February to early April, and many Ohanami place will get crowded everywhere in Kagoshima!

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【 Yoshino Park 】 
Scale : Approx 630 trees
Normal blooming season : Late February~ Mid-April

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The site boasts 12 varieties of sakura,including three trees of the Kawazuzakura and Izuno Odoriko varieties which are rarely seen in Kagsohima. 

The best time to see them is late February, although other varieties of sakura bloom in turn until early April.

Access : Board the Yoshino Park bus at JR Kagoshima Chuo Station (25 min)

Inquiries : Yoshino Park +81-99-243-0155





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【 Isoyama Park 】 
Scale : Approx 250 trees
Normal blooming season : Late March~ Early April

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Access : Board the Kagoshima City View bus and get off at "Sengan-en-mae" stop.

Inquiries : Senganen +81-99-247-1551



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【 Kotsuki Riverside 】 
Scale : Approx 500 trees
Normal blooming season : Late March~ Early April

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Access : Approx. 20 minutes from Kagoshima-chuou sta by walk. 

Inquiries : City of Kagoshima Parks and Greenery Division +81-99-216-1368


* February 13, 2014
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What Kagoshima community cycle "Kagorin"?

Kagorin is a cycle ports that are installed in Kagoshima city 20 locations, can be borrowed at any time, anywhere, can return, is a new means of transportation. 

Friendly environment, makes it more fun the city of Kagoshima.

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Please visit official website below for more information!


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