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Chiran Peace Museum (ミュージアム知覧)


Museum / Science Museum

"This history museum's theme is one of ""The Blending Waves of Culture"". Its exhibits and theater shows teach about the history and culture of Chiran, where the cultures of Ryukyu and Yamato blended. Additionally, Satsuma's hidden Amida Buddhism, Bukeyashiki Street and Chiran Castle ruins are introduced in detail to visitors. There is also the Chiran Peace Museum nearby, and visitors can purchase a joint admission ticket here."


Kagoshima Pref. Minamikyushushi Chiranchoukori 17880 (Ibusuki / Satsuma PeninsulaArea)

phone 0993834433

9:00-17:00 (until 16:30 admission)

Review of Museum Chiran

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/02/16 The displays here are quite academic, introducing the history and culture of the Chiran area.
The displays here are quite academic, introducing the history and culture of the Chiran area. We viewed a brief movie explaining the similarities of Kagoshima with the southern islands in the Pacific...
Reviewed:2017/09/29 Scarecely visited museum behind the Chiran Peace Museum
This museum is located to the left, of the Chiran Peace Museum. It should be visited after the Chiran Peace Museum if you have time, as by showing the entry tickets to the Peace Museum, these will be...
Reviewed:2021/01/05 かくれ念仏

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Kagoshima Pref. Minamikyushushi Chiranchoukori 17880 [map]
Ibusuki / Satsuma PeninsulaArea
9:00-17:00 (until 16:30 admission)
Wednesday (open for Public holidays), 7/1-7/3, 12/29-31
Admission 300yen (600yen common ticket with Chiran Peace Museum)
Parking Lot
Available * Shared with Peace Hall/Athletic Park
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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          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.