Updated: 2018-04-20 17:12
"Toyotamahime Shrine" (Toyotama Princess Shrine) in the center of the spa town is widely praised as a god of the sea, a god of water from ancient times. Toyotama is the daughter of the famous...
Updated: 2018-04-20 16:53
Koujima is located about 150 m offshore of the city area of Kushima-shi. It is also called Sarushima(Monkey island) by another name. The island is a small island with a height of 113 m and a circumfer...
Updated: 2018-04-13 10:09
4.6 hectares with over 60,000 Azalea trees in bloom. From the observation deck you can enjoy the magnificent panoramic view including 50 cherry blossom trees as well. The contrast of the flowers and t...
Updated: 2018-04-13 10:00
4.6 hectares with over 60,000 Azalea trees in bloom. From the observation deck you can enjoy the magnificent panoramic view including 50 cherry blossom trees as well. The contrast of the flowers and t...
Updated: 2017-11-08 16:56
Sesshu Toyo, an artist monk from the Muromachi period (1333-1573), is said to have utilized the landscape artistry techniques that he learned in China when he constructed Gyorakuen. Using the naturall...
Updated: 2017-10-11 17:59
  The suspension bridge (total length 116m, height 55m, hanging floor slab bridge) of the Umenoki Todoroki Park built in October Heisei 1 (1989) extends like a white ribbon in the valley of co...
Updated: 2017-10-10 18:39
Mount Karakuni is the highest peak on Mount Kirishima, which stretches across southern Kyushu. The peak stands about 1,700 m above sea level, and was formed by a volcanic eruption 17,000 years ago. Th...
Updated: 2017-10-10 18:27
Cape Toi projecting into the Pacific Ocean is at the southernmost part of the Nichinan-kaigan Coast. Its natural environment has been well preserved. The white lighthouse standing on the cliff 255 met...
Updated: 2017-10-03 17:34
Rakanji Temple (羅漢寺) is one of the 3 largest Gohyakurakan (五百羅漢) in Japan. It is said that Rakanji Temple began with the religious training of the Hodo mountain hermits in year 645. Over 3,000 stone b...
Updated: 2017-10-03 17:14
Kirishima Open-Air Museum is Kagoshima Prefecture’s premier center for cultural and artistic exchange where visitors can enjoy sculptures of high artistic value seamlessly exhibited in the natural lan...

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