Sights in Kagoshima


A symbol of Kagoshima that even now continues to smoke

Sengan-en Garden (Isotei-en)

The famous garden of the Shimazu clan with the dynamic Kinko Bay and Sakurajima in the background

Io World Kagoshima Aquarium

An aquarium boasting a dynamic giant water tank representing the rich seas of Kagoshima

Natural Sand Bath Center Saraku

A natural sand bath using the geothermal heat of a hot spring

Kirishima Jingu Shrine

A lovely shrine with a vermilion shinden hall on its wide grounds surrounded by deep forest

Amami-Oshima Island

A natural treasure trove where Mother Nature spreads out untouched by Man as it is surrounded by glittering coral and...

Seibu Rindo Forest Path

Seibu Rindo Forest Path

Yakushima Island

A mysterious island with a large ancient forest

Chiran Peace Museum for Kamikaze Pilots

A history related of the kamikaze pilots from the Second World War through their possessions

Isso Beach

The best beach on Yakushima Island has that wonderful contrast between the blue sea and the white sands

Yakusugi Museum

A museum where you can see the giant branch of a massive 1660-year-old Jomon cedar tree on Yakushima Island


The popular distinctive onsen within the Kirishima Mountains enveloped by rich forest

Kozue Kairo Canopy Walk

A mid-air walk through the woods of Yakushima with the feeling of a bird

Shiratani Unsui Gorge

A wonderful forest where you can view clear streams flowing close up

Shitoko Gajumaru Banyan Garden

A natural park flourishing with incredible 500-year-old Gajumaru Banyan trees

Yakusugi Land

A recreational park where you can easily see primeval cedar forests which have mostly disappeared from the mainland

Mt. Miyanoura

The highest peak in Kyushu. The epic view from the peak is the best on Yakushima.

Senpiro Falls

A grand waterfall which was carved out from massive bedrock by rain over the millennia

Yakushima World Heritage Conservation Center

An exhibition facility under the theme of the World Heritage site of Yakushima

Yakushima Fruit Garden

A botanical garden flourishing with 2000 kinds of tropical plants and fruits