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Cape Sata Lighthouse佐多岬灯台


This lighthouse, one of the oldest in Japan, stands on Owajima Island 50 meters away from the southern cliffs of Cape Sata. The lighthouse has been selected for inclusion in a list of Japan's top 50 lighthouses. Designed by a British man, the lighthouse was destroyed in an air raid in 1945 during the Pacific War and was restored in 1950. Cape Sata faces the Pacific Ocean, the East China Sea, and Kinko Bay, and the emerald blue waters of the ocean create a beautiful contrast with the white walled lighthouse. On clear days, visitors standing on the tip of Cape Sata can see all the way to the islands of Tanegashima and Yakushima.

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place Kagoshima Pref. Kimotsukigunminamiosumichou Satamagome 417
phone 0994273151



Kagoshima Pref. Kimotsukigunminamiosumichou Satamagome 417 [map]



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Kagoshima Main 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ーshochu.

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