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). By using our Kagoshima journey planner, you can arrange your visit to Shiroyama Observatory and other attractions in Kagoshima.
Tours To Shiroyama Observatory
Private Custom Full-Day Tour of Shirakawa-go from Takayama BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $748
Duration: 7 hours
Kagoshima Open-Top Sightseeing Bus BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $40
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Kagoshima Sightseeing Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $137
Duration: 4 hours
Shiroyama Observatory Reviews
Can be done by a short and nice nature walking trail from Terukuni Shrine, up to the view point. the view afternoon when the sun at the back is AMAZING ! more »
Relatively easy hike to the observatory which reveals great view of the city and Mount Sakurajima. We were fortunate to be there on beautifully sunny days with clear views until the smoke from the... 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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