Kagoshima Shrine (鹿児島神宮)

The shrine said to be the origin of the name "Kagoshima"

Kirishima Area History and Culture

Kagoshima Shrine is a historic shrine dedicated to a god connected to the current imperial family.
In addition to a beautiful ceiling painting, the shrine is famous nationwide for its Hatsuumasai, a festival in which horses with bells attached to them dance in a procession led by a sacred horse.

Basic Information

Address 鹿児島県霧島市隼人町内2496-1
Telephone Number 0995-42-0020(鹿児島神宮社務所)
Business Days/ Hours Business Hours
[Time] 8:30am~5:00pm
Directions Approx. 8 minutes by car from JR Hayato Station
Approx. 20 minutes by car from Kagoshima Airport
Website Visit Japanese Website
  • 駐車場
  • トイレ
  • クレジットカード
  • WIFI
  • バリアフリー対応可
  • ベジタリアンメニュー相談可
  • ムスリムメニュー相談可
  • 祈祷所


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