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Place famous for cherry blossoms Spots in Kagoshima Area

  • Tadamoto Park
    8 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kagoshima Prefecture Isa City Hara 2484-193
    A park situated on a small hill with a view of the city located in Isa City, Kagoshima Prefecture. Famous for its “1,000” cherry trees and two-kilometer-long avenue of cherries, the park was selected for inclusion in a list of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots in 1990. During the peak blooming period, the park is lit up at night with over 1,000 paper lanterns, giving visitors the chance to enjoy beautiful views of cherry blossoms both during the day and in the evening. Facilities include a vast natural grass lawn, children’s square, and playground, and the park bustles with visitors year-round. In addition, the park grounds encompass Tadamoto Shrine, a Shinto shrine dedicated to the Shimazu clan’s greatest military commander, the mighty Niiro Tadamoto; a poem-inscribed monument to Tadamoto can also be found in the park.

    鹿児島空港から車で30分弱。 夜は18:30から22:00でライトアップもしてます。 出店もたくさんありました。 子連れの家族、カップル、春休みの学生たちでとても幸せな雰囲気の芝生の公園でした。 4/3現在満開でした。

  • Chiran Peace Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Kagoshima Pref. Minamikyushushi Chiranchoukori 17880
    A park built on the grounds of the Chiran Peace Museum. Park facilities include a track and field ground, multipurpose sports ground, soccer field, tennis courts, Japanese archery ground, sumo ring, and martial arts dojo. Entry to the Chiran Peace Museum require the purchase of an admission ticket. The grounds are planted with cherry trees in various places memorializing the kamikaze fighters which took off from an airfield in the area and the picturesque trees near the park entrance have even been used to film a movie scene. When the cherry trees are in bloom, they are lit up at night for visitors to enjoy, and each year in spring the park bustles with people come to view the blossoms.
  • Mushroms Jiseichi
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    Kagoshima Prefecture Satsumasendai Kamikoshiki cho
  • Shodon Nagahamano Deigo Namiki
    Travel / Tourism
    Kagoshima Pref. Oshimagunsetouchichou Shodon
  • Kanoya Kushira Heiwakoen
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    Kagoshima Kanoya-shi Kushiracho Arisato 5183-1
  • Fujikawa Tenjin no Garyu Ume
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    Kagoshima Satsumasendai-shi Togocho Fujikawa 1263-4
  • Takachiho
    Travel / Tourism
    Kagoshima Kirishima-shi Makizonocho Takachiho 3311
  • Akune Citizen Ikoi no Mori
    Travel / Tourism
    Kagoshima Akune Tsurugawauchi
  • Sakurajima Minato Surrounding area no Sakura
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    Kagoshima Kagoshima-shi Sakurajima Yokoyamacho Sakurajima Minato Surrounding area

Kagoshima Areas


Over 100 active volcanoes across Kagoshima make it one of the Japan's most exciting prefectures. The prefectural capital, Kagoshima city, looks out to one of the prefecture's most spectacular volcanoes, Sakurajima, an island of its own that can be visited and seen close up or admired from afar, with the promise of breathtaking sunsets complete with frequent puffs of smoke and ash. Down the Satsuma Peninsula, the most southerly part of mainland Japan, waterfalls, sand onsen, and fascinating history await, while Kagoshima's abundance of satsuma imo (sweet potato) provide a wholesome snack as well as one of Japan's favourite drinks - shochu.

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