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Sakurajima Visitor Center

1722-29 Sakurajimayokoyamacho, Kagoshima 891-1419, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-293-2443
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The visitor center opens at 9am. We went there earlier so we had to wait for a while. We signed for... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
cpcog
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Hong Kong, China
A visitor centre with truely helpful and kind staff

I wouldn't usually review a visitor centre but my experience here was excellent. Before heading up... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2018
Alfie C
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1722-29 Sakurajimayokoyamacho, Kagoshima 891-1419, Kagoshima Prefecture
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+81 99-293-2443
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

The visitor center opens at 9am. We went there earlier so we had to wait for a while. We signed for our visit and noticed that not many people go there everyday (or those tourists didn't sign). There are some basic information about the volcano...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

I wouldn't usually review a visitor centre but my experience here was excellent. Before heading up to Sakurajima (the volcano) you should make a stop here. You can take a look at a nice exhibition of the island you are on, the volcano you are...More

Thank Alfie C
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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

The Visitor Center is the guide for who wants to know more about Kirishima and its surroundings. There’s even a movie about the place that you shouldn’t miss.

Thank André C
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

While in Sakurajima Island View bus, this is one of the best stop to enjoy the museum and a wonderfool footbath.

1  Thank Rubpy
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

The visitor center is around 10mins walk from the port and is not easy to miss. It is not big but offer a free tour and free viewing session to introduce Sakurajima to the visitors. There are some gifts that you can buy from the...More

1  Thank EddieLeungHK
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

You learn a lot about the volcano in Visitor center. At the entrance of Sakurajima Visitor Center was Ash Art drawn on the ground! When I visited that day, it was TOTORO, Satsuki, and Mei, the characters of the popular movie ”My Neighbor TOTORO“! Such...More

1  Thank Omotena_Sushi
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Reviewed June 10, 2017

Must visit while on the island. Short walk from where you arrive by Ferry Boat. Take a walk along shore line path for good views of Sakurajima.

2  Thank TheOjiisan
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Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

A lovely little visitor centre with lots of easily accessible information for tourists. Many of the information boards were in English as well as Japanese and there is a video with English subtitles that is a must see. Around the centre there is information on...More

1  Thank Dan201103
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Reviewed January 9, 2017

The centre itself is full of useful information and the video they show is worth viewing. Make sure you go out the back where some paths lead you around the pleasant sea views and best of the volcanic water foot bath. We stripped off our...More

1  Thank alanloy
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Reviewed July 6, 2016

This is not only a tourist center, you can also buy different kinds of souvenirs, such as, food, post card, drinks, toys and key rings. Tourists can learn how the volcano forms, the history of the volcano, and the effects of the volcano to the...More

1  Thank hiuwaiwai
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