|KAGOSHIMA CONVENTION &
10 Chuo-cho, Kagoshima City,
Kagoshima Prefecture 890-0053
toppage > Kagoshima
|Kagoshima City is
the capital of Kagoshima Prefecture, located at the southernmost
tip of mainland Japan. It is the largest city in southern Kyushu
with a population of 550,000 and has been blessed with a mild
climate and an abundance of hot springs.
The majestic view of Mt Sakurajima, one of the world's most active volcanoes,
dominates the city's landscape, towering over the beautiful Kinko Bay.
The city abounds in historic sightseeing spots such as the memorial site
of St. Francisco Xavier, who landed in Kagoshima and first introduced Christianity
to Japan; the birthplace of General Togo who was respectfully known as "Nelson
of the Orient", and many historical sites related to the legendary Takamori Saigo and his comrades
who played a big role in the making of modern Japan during the Meiji Restoration
All these places are easily accessible by taking the "City
An "all-day-ticket"(600 yen)
will allow you to visit as many destinations as you wish.
Golf, marine sports and fishing can be enjoyed at a low cost near to the
The city has many modern hotels and facilities which play host to numerous
conventions and international conferences.
After your convention, you can visit Kirishima, home of the ancient myths,
including one proclaiming it as the site where the descendants of God first
alighted in Japan.
The area also features a treasure house for seismological studies, as well
as numerous popular hiking trails.
Ibusuki, approximately are our south of Kagoshima City is famous for its
natural sand hot springs, and Kaimon peak, affectionately known as the
Mt. Fuji of Satsuma.
Yakushima is an island measuring 132 kilometers in circumference, surrounded
by cobalt blue ocean and covered with ancient Yakusugi cedar trees. It
is gaining popularity as a tourist attraction, and is easily accessible
from Kagoshima City by jet foil ship, which only takes about an hour. Yakushima's
magnificent natural beauty has gained it the title of "World
Heritage" site, and it is a place that all Japanese should be proud of.
We hope you will have an opportunity to visit Kagoshima and take full advantage
of our convention facilities, hotels, sightseeing spots, sports, nature,
luxurious hot springs and good mouth-watering cuisine.
Our organization offers a range of extensive services from the preparation
stage, to post-convention, free of charge.
We look forward to receiving information about your next convention and
tourism plan in Kagoshima.
International Kinko-Bay Open water-swimming championship
The southern islands
(natural sand steam bath)
Mt.Kaimon & Lake Ikeda
Ohara dancing festival
Yakushima Jomon Cedar