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Natural wonder

Visited when the volcano was spewing out black smoke and very fine ash. Wear a hat otherwise the... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2018
MFBR20615
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Free foot bath!

If you have a couple of hours on Sakura Island, this is a must. Why? It's free and it's relaxing... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2016
BrandonAshin
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Hong Kong
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Reviewed December 21, 2018

Visited when the volcano was spewing out black smoke and very fine ash. Wear a hat otherwise the fine volcanic ash will get into your hair. Worth the visit just to have a photo of an active volcano.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

The walk is very easy, it is paved and pretty much flat, you can easily navigate it by bike or push a pram. The scenery was average, lots of grasses and shrubs interspersed with coastal views of volcanic rock. There are a few fearless cats...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

I've been to Sakurajima twice so far - once in summer, then in November, it was a completely different experience. In the summer time the place is really hot, do not forget to take an umbrella or a hat and a lot of water. But...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed June 26, 2016

In my opinion, it is not really interesting, unless you have a particular interest in geology. I would rather to soak my feet in foot bath, which is located near the visitor center.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed March 17, 2016

If you have a couple of hours on Sakura Island, this is a must. Why? It's free and it's relaxing and it's facing the sea! What more could you ask for? Visit this promenade with free foot bath and there is a tourist center close...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank BrandonAshin
Reviewed September 27, 2015

This is one of the best walks I've done in my life. There are not many other people on this trail, so you can enjoy nature in peace. The solidified lava is something to see. Let's not forget to mention the amazing foot onsen at...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 3, 2015

The promenade gave a good view of Sakurajima Volcano. You could also explored the different shapes of the volcanic rocks and unique floras along the pathway.

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

On exit from the ferry terminal turn right and walk along the sidewalk until you come to a large building - that's a hotel. Keep walking until you see the visitors centre. Inside is a very good geological display of volcanos and description of the...More

5  Thank fishnguy
Reviewed October 26, 2009

The Lava Promenade offers beautiful views of the harbour and volcano. It runs by the ocean side and is a pleasant unchallenging walk which offers a peaceful respite from the busy city. It is about 5 mins walk from the ferry terminal. There are toilets...More

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