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Arimura Lava Lookout

Arimuracho, Kagoshima 891-1545, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-298-5111
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Impressing spot

We were at the Lava Lookout about 10:00 in the morning. While the temperature in Kagoshima was... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2017
A_Baden2014
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Baden, Switzerland
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Interesting

Probably would not have made effort to come here but for an organised tour. There had been a... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2017
rod g
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
May 4, 2017
“Impressing spot”
Apr 28, 2017
“Interesting ”
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Arimuracho, Kagoshima 891-1545, Kagoshima Prefecture
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+81 99-298-5111
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Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

We were at the Lava Lookout about 10:00 in the morning. While the temperature in Kagoshima was about +19, it felt like +30 at the lookout point, which is some 2.5 km away from the south tip of volcano. Although there is no kind of...More

Thank A_Baden2014
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Probably would not have made effort to come here but for an organised tour. There had been a significant eruption the day prior and there was dust everywhere! There are several paths with plenty of stairs so be warned! Clean toilets and some signage in...More

Thank rod g
Reviewed October 21, 2016

I took the tourist bus to the lookout, a day ticket only costs 500 Yen and you can get on & off the bus at any stop you choose.

Thank David-Herd
Reviewed August 19, 2016

We took a rental car to get here, and that is the way I recommend to get around on Sakurajima because the public transportation doesn't seem very effective. From the top of the viewing area, you can see a good view of the volcano and...More

Thank Korinirin
Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is an active volcano. Smoke rises constantly from the vents above. The Lava is a reminder that eruptions have happened before. Twisted & convoluted sculptures in lava. People on the Island have built lava shelters and special canals to confine the lava. However a...More

3  Thank blandimportscom
Reviewed August 14, 2013

We took a public bus to this lookout-- about twenty minutes to get there. Unfortunately, the buses don't run that frequently. We recommend renting your own car, or hiring a driver. Otherwise, the observatory offers a nice view of the volcano, as well as scenic...More

2  Thank sharkisland
Reviewed January 5, 2012

You can see the volcano cloud. You can see the sea and Kaimondake(mountain at Ibusuki city) far away. Take a bus to get there.

Thank sutasore
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