HAYATO, the hero of Kagoshima, enjoys famous cuisine with the locals! A short film series featuring representative dishes from Kagoshima, guaranteed to whet your appetite!
My heart started racing at the thought of exploring this incredible island which boasts an abundance of nature and history.
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
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. The production volume of white sesame is the largest in Japan. The island is well known for a wide variety of butterflies.
You can see many instagrammable spots in Kagoshima.Descriptions and more images are available from here.
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.
A combination of the 'One-day city tram/bus pass' and the 'Sakurajima Island View One-day Pass'
With 113 distilleries and over 2000 different brands, Kagoshima is known as the kingdom of shochu.
Kagoshima has 2,730 hot spring sources which is the second largest number in Japan!
The islands of Amami are located between Okinawa and Kagoshima. The islands are known for their unique culture such as traditional performances, Oshima Tsumugi Fabric and island songs, while being influenced by the Asian Continent and the islands in the south. You can enjoy various marine sports in the coral seas.
Kamoike-Tarumizu Ferry A ferry operating between Kamoike port on the Satsuma peninsula and Tarumizu port on the Osumi peninsula.
Located at the southernmost part of the Amami Islands, Yoron is a coral island surrounded by white sand and beaches. The island is well known as the 'Oriental Pearl.' Blended with a strong influence of the Ryukyu culture, Yoron has a unique history and culture.