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Mt. Shiroyama, Kagoshima

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Observation Deck Mountain
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. Add Mt. Shiroyama to your Kagoshima travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kagoshima family vacation planner.
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  • If you reach the top of this small mountain, a great view of Mt. Sakurajima and the surrounding area will greet you. There is bus service that can take you from Kagoshima station to the middle of the ...  more »
  • It was a good 15-30 mins walk to the top of Shiroyama,but I think there were options to take a vehicle up. It was pretty cloudy the day I went up, and almost late afternoon so it was starting to turn ...  more »
  • You can walk to the top of Shiroyama instead of taking a bus. It takes 30 - 40 minutes, but it depends, of course, on how fast you walk. It is a good hiking course.  more »