Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Japan  /  Kyushu-Okinawa  /  Kagoshima Prefecture  /  Kagoshima  /  Parks  /  Sengan-en Garden

Sengan-en Garden, Kagoshima

(700+ reviews on the web)
Garden
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.
Create a full Kagoshima itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Kagoshima

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Kagoshima by other users

51 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 42 days in Japan BY A USER FROM MEXICO January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Kagoshima BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 46 days in Japan BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Japan BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 2 days in Kagoshima BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kagoshima BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Kagoshima BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Kagoshima BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Kagoshima BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Japan BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Kyushu-Okinawa SEE PLAN December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • 這裡被評為世界遺產 有它的道理 ,有一個古代的禦殿 ,這裡還有一個博物館, 裡面陳列了珍貴的文物 ,可花上半天時間來遊覽。  more »
  • 1) Different spots for photo sessions and sightseeing. You can view the Sakurajima from here. 2) If you're hungry, don't worry. There're 3 restaurants in the garden, which serve Japanese cuisine. We t...  more »
  • Is known as the garden of the Shimazu family. I think if you come to Kagoshima is always passionate. Prosperity of the Shimazu family of yesteryear is evident. I would wander around the garden while watching the cherry Island great.
    View original