Travel Tips

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Eating and Drinking Your Way Around Kagoshima

All you need to know to appreciate southern Kyushu’s unique cuisine
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Discover Amami Oshima

Now is the time for a bike trip! Cycle beautiful Kagoshima-1

Now is the time for a bike trip! Cycle beautiful Kagoshima

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Kagoshima Food Adventure

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Roam the tropical fairytale landscape of Japan’s south

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VOICES

Voices from foreigners living in Kagoshima.
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Cherry blossom viewing information

Cherry blossoms and azaleas in bloom bring tidings of the beautiful spring.
Kagoshima has cherry blossom viewing spots all over the prefecture where you can revel in spring.
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Fired up about bullfights

At Tokunoshima’s bullfighting tournaments, visitors can see the superbly trained bulls take on each other and the strategies of each seko (person who supports the fighting bull). The island comes alive with excitement.
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Hokusatsu

Located in the rural northwest of Kagoshima on the border with Kumamoto Prefecture, Hokusatsu offers visitors the chance to relax, unwind and take things slow.
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Ibusuki and Sata: A Resort Rich in Local Legend

Located in the very south of Kirishima-Kinkowan National Park, the Ibusuki and Sata regions are blessed with a subtropical climate, a dramatic coastline, and numerous onsen hot springs.
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Illumination Spots in Kagoshima

The day grows shorter in winter in Japan and it gets dark at around 6 pm in Kagoshima in December.
There are many places around Kagoshima Prefecture where you can enjoy the illumination.
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The Traditional Festivals of Osumi

Shibushi Coast Festival Encyclopedia
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Amazing Kagoshima

You can see many instagrammable spots in Kagoshima.Descriptions and more images are available from here.
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Explore a Land of Legends

Kirishima, literally “island of mist,” is a mountainous region shrouded in fog, myth and legend. Ancient Kirishima Jingu Shrine is the gateway to this mystical region and its mythology.
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Shochu Tasting, Distillery Tour

With 113 distilleries and over 2000 different brands, Kagoshima is known as the kingdom of shochu.
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Enjoy the 'Autumn' of Kagoshima

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Hot Spring Kingdom Kagoshima

Hot Spring Kingdom Kagoshima has 2,730 hot spring sources which is the second largest number in Japan!
Furthermore, Kagoshima is the only place in the world where you can experience a "natural" steam sand bath.
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KIKAIJIMA’S WORLD

Located on the west of Amami-Oshima Island, Kikaijima is an island of the raised coral reef . A huge underground dam provides water for farming.
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Amami Islands

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Sakurajima

A world-famous active volcano that spews ash almost every day
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YORON’S WORLD

Located at the southernmost part of the Amami Islands, Yoron is a coral island surrounded by white sand and beaches. Blended with a strong influence of the Ryukyu culture, Yoron has a unique history and culture.
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Kagoshima Craftwork

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Marine Port Kagoshima

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Steam Sand Baths

Enjoy unique natural steam sand baths on geothermally heated beaches
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Yakushima Island

Magnificent nature designated as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site
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Amami Oshima Island

Kagoshima's most famous product!  Shochu Liquor-1

Kagoshima's most famous product! Shochu Liquor

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