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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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  • Dating spot went night night was beautiful and had a couple than Nagasaki and Kagoshima sea and city lights is nice, with at first go at night when we feel good hopefully not walk at night went to go Google navigation and dark dangerous though the mountain road and went to the streets of the day, I thought. I think would be nice is the Sakurajima from here
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  • Went in a tourist bus, called city view Observatory parking lot, walking from there 3 minutes away. Location and lush trees, the staff is small, people who speak Chinese, and crowded with many people, including slow city views that will not. Also, I'm sure Sen Iwao Park and Dolphin port can barely see the Sakura-Jima, but want to see Sakura-jima. Sidewalks shaded by trees, from the Castle followed by Satsuma Samurai monument and bronze statue of Saigō at the foot of the walk exactly at a good distance is preferable.
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  • You can stopover in views of the city. From the bus station in about 5 minutes shooting points. Sakura-Jima and Kagoshima City can be seen at the same time. Vista is the best.
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