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Shiroyama Observatory, Kagoshima

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Soak up the view at Shiroyama Observatory, a viewing platform located on a hill in the downtown area. Take a walk (or taxi) up the hill to reach the popular vantage point with an extensive view of the surrounding area. See the busy, knotted downtown part of the city, the shimmering bay, and the volcanoes cutting into the sky behind it. Rich in history and hikes, the hill deserves further exploration (just as soon as you can tear yourself away from the vista). It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Shiroyama Observatory and many more Kagoshima attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kagoshima trip itinerary builder.
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  • Photos of Sakurajima volcano and city place. Prospects and near the bus stop was located at one another. 5 minutes walk from the bus stop, Observatory. Chair, so it is possible to break. Souvenir shop was about 4.
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  • This Observatory is a place surrounded by green, became a battle ground in the Seinan war, history of the Observatory. Sakurajima from Kagoshima City, Kinko Bay, great though. During the trip we visited twice.
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  • Make a mistake and was about to go to the Park. I think anywhere in Sakurajima Vista well seen in the photograph. Unfortunately Dim at sunset after sunset it was trees of Kagoshima City, Sakura-Jima and Kinko Bay, Castle it completely in one picture. On sunny days is recommended.
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