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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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  • View of Sakurajima from the garden was awesome because it was clear and sunny. Those who want to see views relaxing secluded gardens and another 1 point spot of Sakura-Jima, here are people fewer lawn services and bench, so is recommended. Reminded of feudal lords of Japan's leading garden garden itself was established in the vast and is said. I think time garden tour Besides fulfilling and interesting exhibitions exhibition sale of Satsuma-kiriko and revelations in the garden spot. It is convenient access from central station and from the City operates about 30 minutes between Kagoshima City Beauvais. From the central railway station and via the Castle while arrived in about 30 minutes.
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  • Went in the event of the company garden, and kept clean, even became a good walk in a little entry fee the high care
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  • Wish to contemplate the Sakura-Jima and likes to garden and I decided to go. Was able to enjoy the Sakura-jima under sunny skies. May was the sunglasses.
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