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Kagoshima-ken Travel Guide: 71 reviews and 135 photos

Kagoshima-ken is located at the southern extremity of Kyushu.
Sakura-jima, an active volcano with a rising column of smoke, floating in Kagoshima Bay, is the mountain symbol in Kagoshima-city.
Kagoshima-city was a castle town where the historical spots remain such as Sengan-en and Shro-yama.
Chiran is called a small Kyoto in Kagoshima, and offers you fine collection of Samurai houses and gardens that were built about 260 years ago.
Kirishima is famous for Kirishima Shrine which is an Important Cultural Property.
Ibusuki is a hot spring resort representing Kyushu, and is located along the sea at the southernmost end of the Satsuma peninsula.

Where to visit

1) Kagoshima
2) Sakura-jima, active volcano in Kagoshima-city
3) Chiran
4) Ibusuki
5) Kirishima

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