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Mt. Shiroyama, Kagoshima

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Mountain · Observation Deck
Hike to the summit of Mt. Shiroyama to reach a picturesque observation area, which affords spectacular views over the city and bay, stretching to the imposing Mt. Sakurajima beyond. Most visitors can manage the fairly modest 107 m (351 ft) ascent to the viewpoint, but be sure to wear comfortable footwear and bring along some water nonetheless. Consider bringing a picnic to enjoy at the observation platform at the top. Use our Kagoshima day trip planner to add Mt. Shiroyama and other attractions to your Kagoshima vacation plans.
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  • Easy access from the station with the tourist bus. And you can use the Cute pass to get here. And if you want to hike there are also well maintained paths to use. I visited on a sunny day and the...  more »
  • Enjoy the stunning view of Sakurajima from the view point. Get a Cute pass and you can take the bus there.  more »
  • Lovely views over the city... Walk to the top was pretty quick.
  • The view is syco! Is. The souvenir shop is a little lonely. There's no way i can't walk. It's pretty hard. Be careful because the tour bus and the city view bus are different! It is a city view bus that the street train and the one-day ticket are linked.
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