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Ruins of Kagoshima Castle (Tsurumaru Castle)鹿児島城(鶴丸城)跡

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Also known as “Tsurumaru Castle,” Kagoshima Castle was built by Shimazu Iehisa (the first lord of Satsuma Domain) in 1602. It was a “mansion-style” castle without a tower. Today, only the original walls and moat are still extant. The Reimeikan, Kagoshima Prefectural Center for Historical Material stands on the former site of the inner citadel, while the Kagoshima Prefectural Library and Kagoshima City Museum of Art are situated on the former location of the outer citadel.

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Kagoshima Pref. Kagoshimashi Shiroyamachou 7 (Kagoshima / Mt. SakurajimaArea)

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Kagoshima Pref. Kagoshimashi Shiroyamachou 7 [ map ]
Area
Kagoshima / Mt. SakurajimaArea
Hours
Open 24 hours
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open everyday
Fees
Free
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Not available
Note
[Tourism Exchange Center] 099-298-5111

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          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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