Most Beautiful Places In Kagoshima Prefecture

Here're most beautiful places in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. There're many breathtaking views such as Then, we selected most beautiful ones from 'special places to travel in Japan' that were posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been to Kagoshima.

Most Beautiful Places In Kagoshima Prefecture [1-10]

1Gaja Island

An Impressive God's Rock 'Kobatachigami' As High As A 30 Storied Building

Kobatachigami is a symbol of Gajo Island called God's rock as high as more than 100 meters. Around the rock is a popular spot for fishing and diving.

2Sakihara Beach

Ever Changing Gradation Of Blue. Early Summer White Beach In Amami

A quiet beach at the cape of northern Amami. For not easy way to go, there's a few people there and it's like a private beach. I can't get tired of seeing the beautiful emerald green gradation all day long.

3Yakushima Island

A Moss Grown Forest Of 'Princess Mononoke'

Shirataniun suikyo valley in Yakushima is a model of a popular work of Studio Ghibli 'Princess Mononoke'. The moss grown forest is wrapped in a mysterious atmosphere.

4Yuriga-hama Beach In Yoron Island

Completely Transparent Sea & White Beach Appears Only A Few Hours

In Kagoshima, I find much more beautiful scenery than those of southern resort in other countries.

5Kirishima Shrine

One Of The Seven Wonders Of Kirishima. A Mysterious River Springs Out Only In The Season Of Fresh Green

Mitarashi (worshippers wash their hands in) River dry up between November and April, but mysteriously, clear water and fish spring out and make a limpid stream in May.

6Ryugu Shrine

The Ocean Behind A Torii Gate Standing At The Legendary Place Of Ryugu

At Satsuma Peninsula of Kagoshima, Urashima Taro has said to leave this place called Nagasakibana to Ryugu Castle, and Ryugu Shrine stands here. You can see the refreshing scenery of the ocean and Mt.Kaimon-bake over the torii gate.

7Yakushima Island

Over 2000 Years Old Huge Trees Such As Jomon Cedar And Daio Cedar

On the way to famous Jomon cedar, there are many trees over 2000 years old and you can touch its power of life even. Jomon cedar is most famous but there are many other spots to see like Daio cedar and Meoto Cedar.

8Takateru Point

The Best Sunset In The Island! A Most Scenic Swing Hung From A Tree On A Cliff

The west side of Kakeroma Island, you can find the best sunset observation point after following a winding path up the mountain. The view from a swing hung from a tree on a precipitous cliff, is surely a breathtaking view of even islands in the distance.

9Inukai Falls

A Dynamic Waterfall Where Sakamoto Ryoma Visited On Their Honeymoon

A waterfall flows down dynamically in front of the Takachiho Mountains. You can go closely to the waterfall and see the back of it.

10Kirihara Waterfall

A Grand Waterfall With Many Water Lines

A large quantity of water fall down from many lines. And Soo city's proud of this scenery.