Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Kagoshima, Japan


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 5.3 km
Ascend 81 m
Descend 74 m

Explore Kagoshima in Japan with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in KagoshimaIndividual Sights in Kagoshima

Sight 1: Kagoshima City Aquarium

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The Kagoshima Aquarium is a Public Aquarium of Kagoshima City located in Kagoshima Prefecture Kagoshima City Honkoshinmachi.

Wikipedia: Kagoshima Aquarium (EN)

1675 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 2: Matsubara-jinja Shrine

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Matsubara-jinja Shrine

Matsubara Shrine is a shrine located in Matsubara -cho, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 松原神社 (鹿児島市) (JA)

968 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 3: 西本願寺鹿児島別院

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Honganji Kagoshima Betsuin is a direct temple of the Jodo Shinshu Honganji school in Higashi Sengoku -cho, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 本願寺鹿児島別院 (JA)

556 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: 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 shrine (EN)

566 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 5: 平田靱負像

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Yasuo Hirata was an elder of the Satsuma clan in the mid-Edo period. He is Sotake, Sosuke, and Shosuke. The common names were first Jirobei, then Shinzaemon, then Sokube, and Tsuto.

Wikipedia: 平田靱負 (JA)

1512 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 6: 8・6豪雨災害之碑

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The 1993 Kagoshima flood was a series of heavy torrential rains which hit Kagoshima, Japan with debris flow in the early part of August 1993. The formal name in Japanese was the "August 1993 Heavy Rain" (平成5年8月豪雨). The death toll was 71, and about 2,500 people who were in cars, buses and trains were saved by fishing boats and ferries which carried them to Kagoshima through the Kagoshima Bay.

Wikipedia: 1993 Kagoshima flood (EN)


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