Sakurajima, Kagoshima

Encounter one of Japan's most active volcanoes, Sakurajima, via hiking trails, footpaths, and more. This site, which has become synonymous with Kagoshima, is always smoking with minor eruptions happening throughout the day. You can view the natural attraction, standing at 1,117 m (3,665 ft) tall, from far away, or explore tourist activities at its base. The easiest way to reach the volcano is by taking the ferry that travels from Kagoshima Port to Sakrajima Ferry Terminal. Here you will find an information center and opportunities for exploring on foot. If you wish to discover more of the area by car, rent one on the mainland and bring it on the ferry. Use our Kagoshima trip itinerary maker website to visit Sakurajima on your trip to Kagoshima, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • October 3, 2017
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  • October 3, 2017
    Once on the ferry cross 10 minutes arrived shortly. Mai Island, but was less popular. Island views seen from the ship is beautiful. Nothing impressive in non-stop, on a sunny day is otherwise inconvenient locations should not be.
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  • October 2, 2017
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High-rise hotels in Kagoshima offer views of the volcano across the bay, with sights of the quietly erupting giant high on the list of most visiting guests. The city center offers a variety of accommodations, scattered from the main train station down to the waterfront. Some side-street guesthouses provide budget-friendly rooms in this district, while boutique hotels offer their take on traditional Japanese hospitality, with themed rooms and local cuisine gracing their menus.
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