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“Hiking made easy and what a view” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Shiroyama Observatory

Shiroyama Observatory
22-13 Shiroyamacho, Kagoshima 890-0000, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-216-1398
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Ranked #6 of 57 Attractions in Kagoshima
4.0 of 5 stars 129 Reviews
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks
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London, United Kingdom
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“Hiking made easy and what a view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The path up is an easy hike as it ascends 1500m or so in gentle turns. View of the volcano from the top as well as the city more than repays the effort

Visited October 2013
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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“Eruption”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Try to find out when the volcano may erupt. We accidentally to edit perfectly and saw it from the lookout. Go back down the same way you went up, from the east of the mountain

Visited September 2013
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“Panoramic Views of Volcano, Harbor, City”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

Along with Iso Flower Garden, this [Note: The English transliteration is more likely to be "Shiroyama" rather than "Siroyama"] is the most popular stop on the City View Tour Bus – the on/off bus that starts and ends its rounds of Kagoshima city at the railway station. There is a 5-minute hike from the bus stop to the main observatory deck. The views of the Shiroyama volcano, the harbor and the city are panoramic. There is a shop that sells souvenirs and drinks at this deck. The surrounding park is quite large, and has some longer trails with better views, if you have more time to spend touring this area.

Visited November 2011
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