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Kareigawa Station, Kirishima

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On the Hisatsu line, you'll find Kareigawa Station, one of the oldest wooden station buildings in the country, opened in 1903. Surrounded by tall and verdant forests, the small station feels like a relic from a bygone era, with benches and waiting rooms all composed of wood, as they were many years ago, and the interior furnished with early 20th-century pieces. Arriving by train, you'll get a five-minute stop to have a look around the station and take some pictures. Take a look at our Kirishima tour itinerary builder website to schedule your visit to Kareigawa Station and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This is one of the oldest train station in Japan, over 100years. It's closed to Kokubu and on the way to Kagoshima airport. It's vary good to take it as a sightseeing point. On the way to the airport....  more »
  • This is an old wooden train station still in use. Almost like a little museum and the most beloved train station in Kirishima. Great place to look around and to take photos. Also, very nice...  more »

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