Kagoshima Travel Guide - Kagoshima attractions, history, maps and kagoshima_hotels.
Kagoshima is the capital city of Kagoshima
Prefecture at the southwest tip of the Kyushu
island of Japan. Kagoshima has been
nicknamed the 'Naples of Japan', for its bay location (Aira Caldera),
hot climate and impressive stratovolcano, Sakurajima.
Kagoshima City and Sakurajima volcano in the background
KAGOSHIMA MAP - KAGOSHIMA
Kagoshima, on the south western tip of Kyushu, is frequently referred to as the "Naples of Japan", as it features a semi tropical climate, a bay side location and is dominated by a massive v...
Kagoshima Castle, also known as Tsurumarujo Castle, was a flatland Japanese Castle in Kagoshima Kagoshima Prefecture. Kagoshima Castle was completed in 1601 by Shimazu Iehisa, shortly after ...
GARDENS and PARKS
Ishibashi Park, in Hamacho Kagoshima, features three of the original five historic stone bridges which crossed the Kotsuki River. Two of the bridges were destroyed by a flood in 1993. The re...
Senganen is a traditional Japanese garden, in Kagoshima. Senganen was created for the 19th Lord of the Shimadzu Clan, Mitsuhisa and takes advantage of the backdrop formed by Kinko Bay and Sa...
Sakurajima is an acitve volcano across Kagoshima Bay from Kagoshima city. Sakurajima still deposits large amounts of volcanic ash on the surrounding area, but the last major eruption was in ...
Amuran is a 60m diameter Ferris wheel on top of the Amu Plaza Kagoshima and is one of the major attractions in Kagoshima. At its highest point, Amuran is 91m above the ground and provides ex...
Kagoshima Chuo Station
Kagoshima Chuo Station, which literially means Kagoshima Central Station, is the main train station in Kagoshima city. Operated by the Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu), Kagoshima Chuo Stat...
KAGOSHIMA SURROUNDING ATTRACTIONS
Beppu is a city on the island of Kyushu which is famous for its traditional Japanese bath houses, onsen built around natural hot springs.
Fukuoka, also known by its traditional name Hakata, is the largest city on the Japanese island of Kyushu.Fukuoka is famous for its food including its ramen.
Kumamoto is a city on the island of Kyushu which is famous for its Kumamoto Castle and Suizenji Park, a beautiful Japanese garden.
Nagasaki is the largest city and capital of the island of Kyushu. Nagasaki is famous for having an atomic bomb dropped on it, but it also has long and diverse history, much of which survived the bombing.