Sakurajima Visitor Center さくらじまびじたーせんたー

Let’s learn more about Sakurajima!

If you go to Sakurajima, a recommended first stop is Sakurajima Visitor Center. Their exhibition panels show you record of past eruptions, the formation of the volcano, vegetaion, tourism and disaster prevention activities in Sakurajima.You can learn how people lead their life in Sakurajima by watching a high-definition film and looking at a model of the volcano.At their shop, there are special souvenirs including books about Kagoshima and Sakurajima, and Sakurajima specialties only available here. If you need, you can also purchase original towels for the footbath near the center. You can rent a hybrid bicycle to tour around Sakurajima. 

Sakurajima Art galleries, museums Souvenirs

Don’t miss the Sakurajima-themed souvenirs at the museum shop!

The Sakurajima Visitor’s Center is surrounded by other great spots as well!

Attractions such as promenades, an observation deck, and a 100-meter long footbath can be found nearby the Sakurajima Visitor’s Center.

Basic Information

Address 891-1419 鹿児島県鹿児島市桜島横山町1722-29
Access ・ Approx. 10 minutes’ walk from Sakurajima Ferry Terminal Sakurajima Port
・ Get off at Visitors’ Center on the Sakurajima Island View line from the Sakurajima Port Ferry Terminal
Car Park Passenger cars: yes
Open 9:00am - 5:00pm
Closures Open every day
Language (Menu) English, Korean, Chinese
Accepted credit cards Visa, Master, American Express, JCB
Covid-19 countermeasures Alcohol disinfection, temperature measurement
Links Feature article “Sakurajima Tourist Information, Complete Guide”
Sakurajima Visitor Center Official Site


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Nearby restaurants and cafes

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