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Take a quick ferry ride to Mount Sakurajima, a smoldering volcano, Or, if you prefer to view active volcanoes from a more comfortable distance, stop at one of the many lookout points around the city. (Siroyama Observatory is a good choice.) Finally, if there’s anything better than a foot bath after a long day of sightseeing, it’s a free foot bath after a long day of sightseeing… and you can enjoy one at Sakurajima Nagisa Foot Bath Park.

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Sakurajima
Sakurajima
Attraction type: Mountains
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Sengan-en Garden
Sengan-en Garden
Owner description: Sengan-en is a traditional Japanese garden and stately home that has been passed down in the Shimadzu family for over 350 years. The garden boasts spectacular views of active... more Owner description: Sengan-en is a traditional Japanese garden and stately home that has been passed down in the Shimadzu family for over 350 years. The garden boasts spectacular views of active volcano Sakurajima, and the house provides a glimpse into the lifestyle of a powerful feudal lord. Sengan-en and the surrounding area was fundamentally important in the modernization of Japan. It was here that Western industrial technology was introduced to Japan, studied and used in the creation of modern factories. Shoko Shuseikan is a museum set in a 150 year old stone building originally used as a machine factory. Learn about the 700 year history and culture of the Shimadzu family, and the first steps towards the industrialization of Japan. In July, 2015 Sengan-en and Shoko Shuseikan were recognized as World Cultural Heritage Sites related to Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Gardens
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Sakura Jima Ferry
Sakura Jima Ferry
Attraction type: Ferries
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Shiroyama Observatory
Shiroyama Observatory
Attraction type: Observation Decks & Towers
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Museum of the Meiji Restoration
Museum of the Meiji Restoration
Attraction type: History Museums; Specialty Museums
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Tenmonkan Mujaki Migiwaidoriten
Tenmonkan Mujaki Migiwaidoriten
Ranked #1 of 2,940 Restaurants in Kagoshima
Cuisines: Cafe
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Ajimori
Ajimori
Ranked #2 of 2,940 Restaurants in Kagoshima
Price: $8 - $10
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Tontoro Ramen
Tontoro Ramen
Ranked #3 of 2,940 Restaurants in Kagoshima
Price: $10 - $29
Cuisines: Soups
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Kagomma Furusato Yataimura
Kagomma Furusato Yataimura
Ranked #4 of 2,940 Restaurants in Kagoshima
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Waitstaff
Unagi no Sueyoshi
Unagi no Sueyoshi
Ranked #5 of 2,940 Restaurants in Kagoshima
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Kagoshima Plaza Hotel Tenmonkan
3.5 of 5
Kagoshima Plaza Hotel Tenmonkan
$28 - $70
Ranked #16 of 80 Hotels / Ryokan in Kagoshima
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Kagoshima Green Guest House
1.0 of 5
Kagoshima Green Guest House
$18 - $53 (¥1,834 - ¥5,399)
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moon GARM MASALA
$13 (¥1,300)

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Dormy Inn Kagoshima
3.0 of 5
Dormy Inn Kagoshima
$70 - $174
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Richmond Hotel Kagoshima Kinseicho
3.5 of 5
Richmond Hotel Kagoshima Kinseicho
$46 - $139
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Remm Kagoshima
3.5 of 5
Remm Kagoshima
$51 - $115
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel Shiroyama
4.0 of 5
Hotel Shiroyama
$99 - $329 (¥10,086 - ¥33,517)
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BEST WESTERN Rembrandt Hotel Kagoshima Resort
4.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN Rembrandt Hotel Kagoshima Resort
$39 - $144 (¥3,973 - ¥14,670)
Ranked #10 of 80 Hotels / Ryokan in Kagoshima
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Kagoshima Sun Royal Hotel
4.0 of 5
Kagoshima Sun Royal Hotel
$70 - $213 (¥7,131 - ¥21,699)
Ranked #11 of 80 Hotels / Ryokan in Kagoshima
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