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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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  • As terukuni shrine and the Castle, and at the foot of the Castle, so coming into the tour. Unlike statue in Ueno Park has brought her dog, still large, have dignity.
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  • Is the face of Kagoshima, and I think I saw this picture in the guide in the mountains is usually along the way was that normally surprise City Hall near the bus stop in front is lit up, unlike the image of Okubo, greater dignity. will go before the tourist buses in is OK till you get off good if it sees from the pedestrian bridge, now I wonder if I
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  • Close to the City Hall, library and suddenly now located in places such as and. At first, standing in it! I was surprised, but took the thought came to Kagoshima so much trouble to take the boarding Saigo and photos. Saigo hidden caves, the last place there near to explore together and do that.
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