Kagoshima
Explore Kagoshima
Kagoshima
Kagoshima
Explore Kagoshima

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.

Top attractions in Kagoshima

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Volcano

Sakurajima

Active volcano in the bay off Kagoshima.
4.1 / 5
676
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Zoo/Wildlife

Kagoshima Aquarium

Interesting aquarium in the Kagoshima Port area.
3.7 / 5
100
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Museum

Reimeikan Museum

Large museum about local history and culture.
3.5 / 5
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Viewpoint/Tower

Shiroyama Park

Mountain top park with a viewpoint over the city.
3.4 / 5
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Side Trips from Kagoshima
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Kirishima

National Park with volcanic mountain range.
3.8 / 5
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Access and Orientation