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Hirakawa Zoological Park, Kagoshima

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Where to stay in Kagoshima

High-rise hotels in Kagoshima offer views of the volcano across the bay, with sights of the quietly erupting giant high on the list of most visiting guests. The city center offers a variety of accommodations, scattered from the main train station down to the waterfront. Some side-street guesthouses provide budget-friendly rooms in this district, while boutique hotels offer their take on traditional Japanese hospitality, with themed rooms and local cuisine gracing their menus.
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  • The Hirakawa zoo is fairly easy to get to via train and/or bus. Ask for a map from the information counter at the central train station (Kagoshima Chuo) if going by train. Going by bus is a bit easier...  more »
  • I actually liked the zoo. I read some of reviews about the upkeep of the animals and this is how I felt when I first visited the zoo two years ago. The camels (which are no longer there) looked very s...  more »
  • Things I observed at this zoo: -a nearly bald ostrich plucking out its own feathers. -monkeys fighting, screaming, crying, bleeding. -a white tiger crying, loudly for nearly 30 minutes straight. -babo...  more »