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Kagoshima is located to the south of Kyushu. The region is one of the country’s leading tourist destinations full of various places of interest registered as world natural heritage sites, e.g. the Yakushima Island, the active volcano Sakurajima, a scenic railway route by the river, the coast and hot springs. It also boasts of an impressive array of food and drink. You can find ‘Kuro buta’ (black pork) dishes anywhere in the region. Another local specialty are sweet potatoes (Satsuma imo) which are used in the production of Shochu liquor. Kagoshima features many shochu breweries, and is very popular outside its borders.

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Yakushima

Area: Kagoshima

Yakushima, off the southern coast of Kyushu next to Tanegashima, is a subtropical island covered by .....> View Detail

Kirishima

Area: Kagoshima

Kirishima is an active volcanic mountain range that lies on the border of the Miyazaki and Kagoshima.....> View Detail

Chiran

Area: Kagoshima

Within the town of Chiran there is a preserved Samurai district with old traditional samurai residen.....> View Detail

Ibusuki

Area: Kagoshima

Ibusuki is an onsen resort located in the southernmost tip of Japan. It is about an hour’s journey f.....> View Detail

Sakurajima (Kagoshima city)

Area: Kagoshima

Sakurajima is one of the greatest active volcanos in the world and is the symbol of Kagoshima. Sitti.....> View Detail

Sengan-en Garden

Area: Kagoshima

Sengan-en Japanese style landscape garden also known as Iso-teien was constructed in 1658 as the res.....> View Detail

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