8 Sights in Kagoshima, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Kagoshima, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Kagoshima, Japan.

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1. Saigo Nanshu memorial museum

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Xixiang Nanzhou Xianzhang Museum is an archive located in Shanglongwei Town, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture. It opened in July 1978 and was built next to Saig ō Takamori Tomb of Nanzhou Shrine in Nanzhou Park. Taking Saig ō Takamori as the center, this paper shows the related contents of Okubo Litong and Meiji Restoration, including the stone wall of the private school site where Saig ō Army rose in the Southwest War, the city mountain in the last world war, the Xixiang Cave, and the place where Saig ō Takamori ended. In addition, located in the old city of Kagoshima (Shangmachi area), there are many historical sites such as Fuchang Temple ruins.

Wikipedia: 西郷南洲顕彰館 (JA)

2. Museum Shoko Shuseikan Main Building

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Museum Shoko Shuseikan Main Building Yanajin / CC BY-SA 3.0

Shōkō Shuseikan (尚古集成館) is a museum located in Yoshino-cho, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. It opened on May 22, 1923 as part of the Shuseikan project started by Shimazu Nariakira, the 28th head of Satsuma Domain. Currently, it is operated by Shimadzu Kogyo and exhibits historical materials related to the Shimazu family, Satsuma kiriko, Satsuma ware, etc. The main building was built in 1865 and is an important cultural property of Japan. It is adjacent to Sengan-en. It was the first Western-style stone building in Japan to use arches.

Wikipedia: 尚古集成館 (JA)

3. Nishidabashi Bridge

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The Kōtsuki River Goishi Bridge (甲突川五石橋) is a group of stone bridges that once spanned the Kōtō River that flows through Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. From upstream, Yugang Bridge, Shinshang Bridge, Nishida Bridge, Koryo Bridge, and Takenobashi Bridge. 1993/(Heisei 5) August 6 Kagoshima Great FloodCaused two of the five stone bridges, Shinjo Bridge and Takenobashi, were washed away, and three bridges, Tamae Bridge, Nishida Bridge, and Korai Bridge, were relocated to Ishibashi Memorial Park in Hamacho and preserved.

Wikipedia: 甲突川五石橋 (JA)

4. Sengan-En

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Sengan-En STA3816 / CC BY-SA 3.0

Sengan-en (仙巌園) is a Japanese garden attached to a former Shimazu clan residence in Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Designated a Place of Scenic Beauty, together with the adjacent Shōko Shūseikan it forms part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining. Sengan-en is managed by Shimadzu Ltd.

Wikipedia: Sengan-en (EN)

5. Ishibashi Park

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Ishibashi Park daigo / CC BY-SA 3.0

Ishibashi Park is a park in Hama-machi, Kagoshima, Japan. At the end of the Edo period, local lord Shimazu Shigehide had five bridges, collectively called the Gosekkyō, built across the Kōtsuki River. Two of them collapsed in floods in 1993. The remaining three were moved to a new location and restored. Ishibashi Park consists of these three bridges and a museum.

Wikipedia: Ishibashi Park (EN)

6. Kasuga Shrine

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Kasuga Shrine (Kasuga Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located about 450 meters northeast of JR Kagoshima Station in Kasuga-cho, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. A shrine affiliated with the Kasuga Grand Shrine. The fourth largest shrine of the five shrines in Kagoshima.

Wikipedia: 春日神社 (鹿児島市) (JA)

7. 南洲神社

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Nanshū Shrine (南洲神社, Nanshu-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. The former company is an unqualified company. It is located north of the Nanzhou Cemetery, where the war dead of the Saigo Army in the Civil War are buried.

Wikipedia: 南洲神社 (JA)

8. 照国神社

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Terukuni jinja (照国神社) is a Shinto shrine in the city of Kagoshima in Kagoshima Prefecture in Japan. This shrine is considered to be a dwelling place for the kami of Shimazu Nariakira, whose posthumous name is Terukuni Daimyōjin (照国大明神).

Wikipedia: Terukuni jinja (EN)

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