Queens Shiroyama

 

Kagoshima Attractions#55
Queens Shiroyama
Sailing boat famous for its 60 minutes cruising in Kinko Bay “Queens Shiroyama” is able to be chartered and have a party.Sometimes this boat is used as wedding party,and a reunion party.

Sightseeing Spot 2018.04.30

Kohtsuki River

 

Kagoshima Attraction#54
Kohtsuki River running through the central part of Kagoshima city is a important water resource.At spring,you could see many cherry blossoms,planted by Kagoshima JC in 1979,along the river!

Sightseeing Spot 2018.04.30

Shimizu Jyo

Kagoshima Attractions#53
Shimizu jyo,one of the ruins of not that famous castles in Kagoshima,is constructed in 1387 and used for 150 years.As of now,we can look part of defensive wall and moats still.

Sightseeing Spot 2018.04.30

Amuran

Kagoshima Attractions#51
Ferris wheel of Kagoshima Chuo Station.The hight reaches to about 90 meters.The illuminations and the night view is also popular.
http://www.amu-kagoshima.com/foreignlanguage/about.html#menutop

Sightseeing Spot 2018.04.30

Kakaran Dango

Kagoshima Attractions#52
One of Kagoshima’s low-blow sweets which is made from gloutinous rice powder,sweet red bean paste,wormwood and sugar.”Kakaran” is leaf wrapping of this sweets,one spiecies of sarsaparilla.

Dining&Shopping 2018.04.30

Cathedral of St. Francis Xavier (Xavier Church)

Kagoshima Attractions#50
Cathedral of St. Francis Xavier (Xavier Church)
St. Francis Xavier is the first Christian missionary who arrived Kagoshima,Japan in 1549.Xavier Church is the church dedicated the saint constructed in 1908(You could see the part of building at Xavier Park from that period,in front of Xavier church).In 1999,the current building was replaced and Xavier’s arm was reached to the church.
St. Francis Xavier’s body is lying on Basilica of Bom Jesus,Goa,India.

 

Sightseeing Spot 2018.04.30

Non-alcoholic shochu

Kagoshima Attractions#49

You could find non-alcoholic shochu “Kozuru Zero”in Kagoshima.You can taste as shochu straight,on the rocks,and mixed with hot water .

Dining&Shopping 2018.03.18

Ryugamizu Station

Kagoshima Attraction#48

Unstaffed train station”Ryugamizu” is famous for a landslide occured in 1993.Many passengers on the train at station have rescued just befored it occured.There are mostly no people that come to this station.
10252 Yoshino-cho,Kagoshima City

Sightseeing Spot 2018.03.18

Satsuma-Yaki

Kagoshima Attractions#47

Satsuma-Yaki was brought to Japan by Korean artisans in the 16th century.They were exhibited at the 1879 Paris Universal Exposition and enjoyed great popularity.”White satsuma”(see the photographs) has cream color and contains fine cracks,sometimes painted with flowers and animals. “Black Satsuma” is a container for convenient use.
*photo credit:Chin Jukan http://www.chin-jukan.co.jp/

http://www.kagoshima-kankou.com/beautykagoshima/ja/satsumayaki/

Dining&Shopping 2018.03.18

Kagoshima Marathon2018

Kagoshima Attractions#46

Kagoshima Marathon 2018 was held on March 4.10000 runners started at Dolphin Port at 8:30.Many people from other countries also competed in this event .
http://www.kagoshima-marathon.jp/foreign/eng/

Event 2018.03.18

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