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The visitor center opens at 9am. We went there earlier so we had to wait for a while. We signed for our visit and noticed that not many people go there everyday (or those tourists didn't sign).
There are some basic information about the volcano...More
I wouldn't usually review a visitor centre but my experience here was excellent. Before heading up to Sakurajima (the volcano) you should make a stop here. You can take a look at a nice exhibition of the island you are on, the volcano you are...More
The visitor center is around 10mins walk from the port and is not easy to miss. It is not big but offer a free tour and free viewing session to introduce Sakurajima to the visitors. There are some gifts that you can buy from the...More
You learn a lot about the volcano in Visitor center.
At the entrance of Sakurajima Visitor Center was Ash Art drawn on the ground!
When I visited that day, it was TOTORO, Satsuki, and Mei, the characters of the popular movie ”My Neighbor TOTORO“!
A lovely little visitor centre with lots of easily accessible information for tourists. Many of the information boards were in English as well as Japanese and there is a video with English subtitles that is a must see. Around the centre there is information on...More
The centre itself is full of useful information and the video they show is worth viewing.
Make sure you go out the back where some paths lead you around the pleasant sea views and best of the volcanic water foot bath. We stripped off our...More
This is not only a tourist center, you can also buy different kinds of souvenirs, such as, food, post card, drinks, toys and key rings. Tourists can learn how the volcano forms, the history of the volcano, and the effects of the volcano to the...More