Mt. Shiroyama, Kagoshima

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Hike to the summit of Mt. Shiroyama to reach a picturesque observation area, which affords spectacular views over the city and bay, stretching to the imposing Mt. Sakurajima beyond. Most visitors can manage the fairly modest 107 m (351 ft) ascent to the viewpoint, but be sure to wear comfortable footwear and bring along some water nonetheless. Consider bringing a picnic to enjoy at the observation platform at the top. Use our Kagoshima day trip planner to add Mt. Shiroyama and other attractions to your Kagoshima vacation plans.
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  • From the Castle goes up a pretty steep. In the middle of the Hill includes a Saigo cave. Observatory is still going up. You can see the Sakura-Jima and city views. Near the hotel and the view from there was great.
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  • Vista is the best. Not only it is. Views of the city. Go many times this would be so good to go but once.
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  • I went on the local tour. Made a tour of Saigo caves located in hillside and overlooking the city of Kagoshima from the observation deck at the top.
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