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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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  • Be registered as a world heritage site? Was it? It is one of Kagoshima's leading tourist destinations. Realized their was past 3 pm. You could see so few people thoroughly. I think, or there was actual building can be built overlooking the Sakura-Jima and very good location.
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  • Pretty is away from the city, but worth a visit it is. First of all, huge Cannon enters the eye immediately. Tell the difference between tangerines from Kagoshima Prefecture: the restored residence at that time. No walls are only 1 seems to be immediately fled the enemy came, Shoji and fusuma sliding doors open.
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  • Is not I can image, see the Sakura-jima greats ' Atsu-Hime and bakumatsu history. Also garden in amazing stone lantern.
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