Kagoshima

About Kagoshima

A stunning array of natural delights and mellow coastal vibes await in Kagoshima Prefecture at the expansive resort-rich southern tip of Kyushu Island.

Known as the “Naples of the East” with its subtropical climes, stunning coastline and bountiful mountains, including the iconic and perpetually smoking Sakurajima volcano, Kagoshima Prefecture is a resplendent resort spot and more bursting with bubbling onsens and phenomenal natural scenery stretching southbound and comprising 30 incomparably gorgeous islets. Island-hoppers can zip by jet-foil to Yakushima Island, one of Japan’s first listed UNESCO World Heritage Sites and be greeted by enhancing cedar forests and charming sandy beaches where loggerhead turtles come to nest. A drive along the coast of Kagoshima Bay, along with more onsens than you can shake a stick at, offers great vantage points to spot bottlenose dolphins in their natural environment. Or, for 1,500 yen, you can watch then jump through hoops and eat dead fish at Kagoshima City Aquarium.

Places to visit in Kagoshima

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Sights in Kagoshima

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Nepus Dive Resort

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Located right next to the Katetsu Beach, this resort offers traditional tatami rooms and regional cuisine. Despite the name, Nepus Dive Resort does not offer an

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Honohoshi Beach

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This beach is covered with big, rounded stones shaped by the waves of the Pacific Ocean. Strangely shaped rocks along the coastline make for a dynamic and mascu

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Tori Shin

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This izakaya, a Japanese-style bar, specializes in chicken. Highlights on the menu include keihan ramen and chicken sashimi.

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Ohama Seaside Park

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Featuring an observation platform located on higher grounds, this park boasts a view of the East China Sea. Ohama Seaside Park is a popular spot for watching th

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Kanai Kogei

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At this workshop, visitors can dye t-shirts, dresses and even sneakers with natural indigo.

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Hotel California

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Located on a small hill, this hotel has six rooms featuring simple wood and wicker furniture as well as TVs and free Wi-Fi. Room service is available. Breakfast

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Kagoshima For The First Time

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Kagoshima Prefecture, at the southernmost part of Kyushu, is rich in stunning and dramatic natural beauty, from live volcanoes to turquoise oceans and mystical

Hotels in Kagoshima

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Chisun Inn Kagoshima Taniyama

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Located a 10-minute drive from Taniyama Station, Chisun Inn Kagoshima Taniyama offers rooms with free WiFi and an on-site Japanese restaurant. Taniyama Station

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Hotel The Scene

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Featuring free WiFi, a seasonal outdoor pool and a barbecue, Hotel The Scene offers accommodation in Setouchi. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private pa

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Kisyaba Hotel

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Kisyaba Hotel is set in Kagoshima, 700 metres from Kagoshima Municipal Science Hall and 1.8 km from Museum of the Meiji Restoration. Every room at this japanes

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Hotel α Kan

Hotel in Kagoshima

Situated 200 metres from Terukuni Shrine in Kagoshima, Hotel α Kan features free WiFi access and private parking. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Every room

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Business Hotel Atelier

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Situated in Kagoshima, 700 metres from St. Xavier Church, Business Hotel Atelier features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property. Every r

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APA Hotel Kagoshima Tenmonkan

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Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, APA Hotel Kagoshima Tenmonkan is located a 3-minute walk from the lively Tenmonkan-dori Street. Every room at this

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