[Kirishima City] Kirishima Jingu Shrine

A leading power spot in southern Kyushu

Kirishima Jinja Shrine is located about 1 hour and 20 minutes by car from Kagoshima-Chuo Station.

Kirishima is known as the "home of the gods." The shrine was built in the 6th century and enshrines Ninigi-no-mikoto, the protagonist of the legend of the founding of Japan.

The road to the shrine surrounded by dense greenery and the elegant vermilion-lacquered shrine building are very beautiful, attracting many visitors from all over Japan.

History, historic places Culture, art

Kirishima Open-Air Museum (Kirishima City)

An open-air art museum with excellent artwork placed amidst the natural environment of Kirishima.

Lake Onami (Kagoshima City)

Superb scenery from Mount Karakuni. The climb up to Lake Onami is relatively easy, taking about 40 minutes from the trailhead.

Sakurajima sightseeing flight (Kirishima City)

Take an aerial tour of Sakurajima on a Cessna plane! You can experience a breathtaking panoramic view of Kagoshima's symbol Sakurajima from the sky.

Basic Information

Address 099-5570 鹿児島県霧島市霧島田口2608-5
Telephone Number 0995-57-0001


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