Choose accommodations depending on your travel plans in Kagoshima.-1

Choose accommodations depending on your travel plans in Kagoshima.

You should stay overnight to fully enjoy Kagoshima city sightseeing. There are lots of places to visit in the evening. Find accommodation that suites your travel plan.

Many accommodations have hot spring facilities in Kagoshima City.

With approximately 270 hot spring sources, Kagoshima City has many accommodations that feature hot spring facilities. 

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Even public bath houses use water from a hot spring.

Many sentos (public bath houses) in Kagoshima City use water from hot spring. These places operate from around 5:00 am until 10:00 pm Try a sento near your hotel.

Stay in accommodations near Tenmonkan, the largest amusement district in Southern Kyushu, to enjoy dining and shopping.

If this is your first visit to Kagoshima, accommodations near Tenmonkan are recommended. Since Tenmonkan has an approximately 2-km covered arcade you can enjoy dining and shopping even on rainy days.

Dishes recommended in Tenmonkan

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    Kagoshima shaved ice, Tenmonkan Mujaki

    Shirokuma is a shaved ice Kagoshima specialty. A takeout type of Shirokuma is also available.
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    The originator of kurobuta pork shabu shabu, Ajimori

    The originator of kurobuta shabu shabu with secret recipe soup.
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  • Dishes made with ingredients from Kagoshima, Zino-1

    Dishes made with ingredients from Kagoshima, Zino

    Dishes made with meat, fish and vegetables from Kagoshima Prefecture are available.
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Let’s stroll about Tenmonkan.-1

Let’s stroll about Tenmonkan.

Tenmonkan is the largest amusement district in Kagoshima. Stroll about in the evening, viewing the neon signs of restaurants and bars to find a place that suites you.

Accommodations with views of magnificent Sakurajima

You can see Sakurajima which gives a different impression depending on the time of a day. At some accommodations you can enjoy the morning sun rising over Sakurajima while bathing.

If you take the Kyushu Shinkansen, accommodations near Kagoshima Chuo Station are recommended.

The Kyushu Shinkansen stops at Kagoshima Chuo Station. There are many shops and restaurants in the station building.

Tourist attractions within walking distance of Kagoshima Chuo Station

Some tourist attractions are located within a few minutes walk from Kagoshima Chuo Station. You can easily visit these places even when you don’t have a lot of time.
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    Museum of the Meiji Restoration

    The Meiji Restoration is a major reform during which the Samurai’s era ended and the modernization of Japan began. The leading figures of the reform were Saigo Takamori and Okubo Toshimichi, samurai warriors from Kagoshima. 
    At the Museum of the Meiji Restoration you can learn about the life style and mind-set of the people who  were the driving force of the Meiji Restoration. At the hall on the first basement, you can watch films and a play performd by life-sized robots. 
    Digital guidance is available in English, Chinese and Korean languages if you download an app on your cell phone or rent a tablet from the museum.
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    Bronze statue of Okubo Toshimichi

    The Three Great Nobles of the Meiji Restoration, Saigo Takamori, Kido Takayoshi and Okubo Toshimichi, contributed to the modernization of Japan. The monument of Okubo Toshimichi was created by Shinya Nakamura to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Okubo’s death (on September 26th, 1979). The 4.3-m main statue stands with engravings of the coachman and horse that were killed together with Okubo.
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    Susumuya Tea-House

    You can enjoy a cup of Japanese tea, a Kagoshima specialty, which also makes a good souvenir.
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    Kurozu Farm CAFE AND MARKET

    A café that offers items made with kurozu rice vinegar produced in Kagoshima.
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A panoramic view of the city is available from the Ferris Wheel at Amu Plaza Kagoshima, adjacent to Kagoshima Chuo Station.

A giant 60-m diameter Ferris wheel, 91 m in the air is on the 6th floor of Amu Plaza Kagoshima main building. As the last ride on the Amuran Ferris wheel is at 10:45 pm, you can also enjoy a night view.

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The hop-on hop-off Kagoshima City View buses are convenient for sightseeing in the City.-1

The hop-on hop-off Kagoshima City View buses are convenient for sightseeing in the City.

A one-day pass that allows unlimited sightseeing around Kagoshima City on the Kagoshima City View buses. (Adults: 600 yen, Children (under 12 years of age): 300 yen)

Kagoshima City View buses

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