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Sakurajima Roadside Station (道の駅 桜島)

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Michi no Eki Road Station

A roadside station located at the entrance to Sakurajima floating in Kagoshima Bay. At the adjoining Hinoshima Megumi-kan building, visitors can enjoy unique Sakurajima home cooking and purchase local specialty products. Of particular note is the Sakurajima komikan orange, said to have been brought to Sakurajima 400 years ago by Shimazu Yoshihiro, lord of Satsuma Domain. The smallest mikan (mandarin) orange in the world, its simple flavor is very close to that of the uncultivated ancestor to modern mikan oranges. Located along National Route 224.

place

Kagoshima Pref. Kagoshimashi Sakurajimayokoyamachou 1722-48 (Kagoshima / Mt. SakurajimaArea)

phone 0992452011
place

9:00-18:00

Review of Michi-no-Eki Sakurajima

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/07/10 Great place to get local goods and a awesome restaurant inside
Upon my friend and myselfs travel back to the ferry, we came across this pit stop area.
So we stopped by to check it out. And Im so glad we did.

When you enter this place, to the left is sort of...
Reviewed:2017/01/26 Best for purchasing local produce.
As my title says, its best place for purchasing local produce grown Sakurajima. Radishes (Daikon) and a local variety of orange grow HUGE due to the fertile volcanic soil.

Dont forget to try the...
Reviewed:2020/04/12 小みかんのうどんが珍しい!
コロナの影響でレストランは閑散としていましたが逆にゆったり出来ました。名物(?)の小みかんを練り込んだうどんを「ざるうどん」で食べました。麺が、みかんの香りがして美味しかったです。惜しむらくはネギが干からびて、わさびがスーパーで売ってるチューブの味がしていたことかな?B級グルメと割り切れば美味しいです(笑)

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Address
Kagoshima Pref. Kagoshimashi Sakurajimayokoyamachou 1722-48 [map]
Area
Kagoshima / Mt. SakurajimaArea
Phone
0992452011
Hours
9:00-18:00
Closed
3rd Monday (Public holiday:The next day)
Parking Lot
Available (Large 2spaces, Normal 85spaces)
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB)
Smoking
Available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Note
Temporary suspension:Closed until May 10, 2020 (Information as of May 8, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1,001-3,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.
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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.