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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. Using our custom trip planner, Kagoshima attractions like Saigo Takamori Statue can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Is huge, and is a magnitude cannot pass. Will stand out. Let your statue of whatever it is. Face is a face similar to the statue of Ueno is stocky. Dress code is different. Statue in Ueno, let your in because it doesn't look at all like it is a famous story, and wonder's not like this is? Statue is one way to enjoy-?
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  • Speaking of Kagoshima saigo no matter! I'm alone and that Saigo's two. Here and near the airport. Lol most astonished when I saw the second of it. At ease among the Saigo where Kagoshima come please I wanted to!
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  • I saw him a. It is a good atmosphere here is still a forest background. No one takes a close look at the bus this time from inside the bus was and.
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