Saigo Takamori Statue, Kagoshima

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Learn about one of the most respected historical figures in modern Japanese history at Saigo Takamori Statue, an impressive bronze statue erected in Kagoshima Central Park. Paying tribute to the man who helped the emperor overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate and then led a fatal rebellion against imperial troops 10 years later, the statue shows Saigo wearing a military uniform. Check out the statue's plaque, which gives you an idea why Saigo inspired a Hollywood character, the last samurai. The statue stands on Nakanohiratori Street outside the Kagoshima Municipal Museum of Art. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Saigo Takamori Statue and many more Kagoshima attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kagoshima route maker website .
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  • Many had features similar to Saigo man who works in the city of Kagoshima, was a little surprised. A stable skeleton, plumping clear. It is Kyushu boy.
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  • Next year however the Saigo of the hero of the river feels quaint unlike the statue of Ueno, dignity is different. Is watching the land of Kagoshima.
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  • Near the shrine of the country, about 5 minutes on foot, there is a bronze statue of the west, although it is not clear his history, but in his bronze image height, should be a relatively famous person.
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