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Welcome Cute: A Convenient Transportation Pass in Kagoshima City

The Kagoshima City Transport Bureau "Welcome Cute Pass" allows unlimited travel for one single day. *2-day passes are also available.


The pass is valid on all Kagoshima City Transport Bureau city bus routes, tram lines, and ferry lines.


Before boarding a bus with the Welcome Cute Pass, please check that the bus is a City Bus* like these in the pictures provided below. *(The Welcome Cute Pass does not cover travel on private buses.)


The pass may be used for the sightseeing City View Buses which stop at main tourist spots in downtown Kagoshima.

The City View Bus is a great way to see Kagoshima City in an hour with English audio guide.

City View Bus *Three courses
1) Shiroyama-Iso Course  ~ Explore the history of Kagoshima ~
2) Waterfront Course  ~ Feel the charms of Kagoshima Bay ~
3) Night View Course  ~ Discover another side of Kagoshima at night ~ 
    *operates once a week on Saturday nights.

The Welcome Cute Pass also allows you to board the Sakurajima ferry, Yorimichi Cruise ship cruising in Kinko Bay, and the Sakurajima Island View sightseeing bus.


Enjoy downtown Kagoshima with a cheap and convenient pass!


Some facilities offer discounted entrance fee or a small gift with a valid Welcome Cute Pass.

Participating Facilities: 
Museum of the Meiji Restoration / Kagoshima City Museum of Modern Literature / Kagoshima 'Marchen' Fairy Tale Museum / Kagoshima City Museum of Art / Reimeikan Museum / Saigo-Nanshu Memorial Museum / Sengan-en Garden / Ijinkan (Foreign Engineers' Residence) / Kagoshima City Aquarium / Sakurajima Magma Onsen (Hot Spring) / Amu Plaza 'Amuran' Ferris Wheel

International tourists* may purchase a pass at the discounted price of 1,000 yen (Child: 500 yen) for 1-day passes, 1,500 yen (Child: 750 yen) for 2-day passes.
* Please show your passport upon purchase


The Welcome Cute Pass is available at the following facilities listed below.
Caution: there are only a few transaction counters issuing Welcome Cute passes. 

[ Kagoshima Chuo Station Area ] 
Kagoshima Chuo Station Tourism Information Center, Tourism Exchange Center (Kanko Kouryu Center), Museum of the Meiji Restoration

[ Tenmonkan Area ] 
Tenmachi Salon, Kagoshima Sightseeing Guide Station 

[ Others ] 
Ticket counter in Ferry Terminal of Kagoshima Port and Sakurajima Port

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