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Sengan-en Garden, Kagoshima

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Take a relaxing stroll through Sengan-en Garden, a scenic Japanese-style garden that forms part of a World Heritage Site. Built in 1658 as a private residence for the Shimazu Clan, the gardens are renowned for offering postcard-like views of the majestic Mt. Sakurajima in the background. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere as you roam the luscious landscape, sprinkled with ponds, picturesque stone bridges, bamboo groves, and an array of seasonal trees and plants. For an additional fee, you can take a short tour of the Iso villa, reconstructed in the 19th century. For Sengan-en Garden and beyond, use our Kagoshima trip builder to get the most from your Kagoshima vacation.
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  • Designated a world heritage site, next to the cherry Island tourist destinations. But it has undermined the scenery shop and a restaurant. National car care; The plum blossoms are good.
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  • I was worried with the wheelchair, but the weather was nice, or you can walk. Hear description of the mansion has been leading walking good, very good. See also history of Satsuma, made listening tea cake was awesome.
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  • It is recommend to go to Kagoshima. Other dining options include Matcha green tea and pay additional 600 Yen entrance fee is 1000 yen. Be bus day ticket with 600 yen, very recommended!
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