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Southern Japan's Natural Heritage

Southern Japan's Natural Heritage

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Discover the rich nature of Kagoshima Prefecture on a 5-day trip from Tokyo. Venture through volcanoes, primeval forests, and rich..

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Yakushima Island 10

Yakushima Island

Josef Diermair

“While walking among these trees you have the feeling of the woods...and the entire quality of all the trees”.

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Kagoshima City Aquarium

Kagoshima City Aquarium

With such proximity to the sea, it comes as no surprise that Kagoshima has its own aquarium. Located near Sakurajima Ferry Terminal and the Dolphin Port..

Kagoshima
Shiratani Unsuikyo

Shiratani Unsuikyo

Shiratani Unsuikyo is a natural ravine forest located on Yakushima, in Kagoshima prefecture. Best known for being the inspiration for Studio Ghibli's..

Kagoshima
Kirishima-Kinkowan National Park

Kirishima-Kinkowan National Park

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Kirishima Kinkowan National Park in Kumamoto Prefecture is a majestic sight of active volcanoes and endless coastlines, making it..

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Maenohama Cosmos Festival

Maenohama Cosmos Festival

Sunday - Nov 7th

Each year in early November, the town of Maenohama in Kagoshima Prefecture is home to a cosmos festival. Along with the spacious..

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