Kagoshima

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Kagoshima () is Kyushu's southernmost major city and the capital of Kagoshima Prefecture. The city is often compared with its Italian sister city Naples due to a similarly mild climate, palm tree lined streets, relatively hot tempered inhabitants and Sakurajima, Kagoshima's Vesuvius.

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Sakurajima

Active volcano in the bay off Kagoshima.

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Shiroyama Park

Mountain top park with a viewpoint over the city.

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Side Trips from Kagoshima

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Yakushima

Subtropical island with ancient cedar forest.

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Kirishima

National Park with volcanic mountain range.

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Satsuma Peninsula

Rural peninsula with hot springs in southern Kyushu.

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