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Emotional

I came to Tanegashima because of the waves but also because the Portuguese explorers have been... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
bfhominid
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Spectacular Cliffside

Kadokura Cape - aside from being an integral part of Tanegashima's history, as the place where a... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2015
RozaLui
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Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
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3 Aug 2018
“Emotional”
4 Jul 2017
“History and beauty at the Southern tip of Tanegashima”
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Nishino, Kumage-gun Minamitane-cho 891-3705, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I came to Tanegashima because of the waves but also because the Portuguese explorers have been here. Visiting the landing site was emotional. There’s a beautiful monument to the arrival of the two Portuguese traders which brought weapons to Japan. I thought this had been...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Southern tip of Tanegashima. Very beautiful view of the ocean and the sorrounding islands. Overlooks the point where the frist foreign contact between Japan and the outside world. A small shrine sits a top a hill. Great place to sit on a bench and relax....More

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

Kadokura Cape - aside from being an integral part of Tanegashima's history, as the place where a Portuguese ship crashed hundreds of years ago and resulted in guns being introduced to Japan - has some spectacular views. The cliffside stretches up high, and you have...More

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