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Place of Takamori Saigo's Death

Shiroyamacho, Kagoshima 892-0853, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Worth a stop off, not much else.

Interesting, if quite sparse and nothing to do other than look at the place where Saigo was killed... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
ljoekelsoey4
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
A nondescript patch of land with a memorial, fitting the humble character of a legend here.

On my third trip, I finally located and visited the spot where the famous 19th century Satsuma... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Frederick G
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14 Feb 2018
“Worth a stop off, not much else.”
10 Feb 2018
“A nondescript patch of land with a memorial, fitting the humble character of a legend here.”
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Shiroyamacho, Kagoshima 892-0853, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

Interesting, if quite sparse and nothing to do other than look at the place where Saigo was killed. A good stop off point on the bus up to/down from the Shiroyama hotel

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

On my third trip, I finally located and visited the spot where the famous 19th century Satsuma samurai, Saigo Takamori---whose image is everywhere here---met his end. This was during the Satsuma Rebellion of 1877. In short, Saigo was one of the leaders instrumental in overthrowing...More

Thank Frederick G
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

It is a small place with a monument. There is nothing left, which evokes the furious battle between the governmental army and the army of Saigo.

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