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Sakurajima Visitor Center

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Address: 1722-29 Sakurajimayokoyamacho, Kagoshima 891-1419, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Not only a tourist center

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 July 2016
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Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 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 local residents. This is a good place for tourists!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Sakurajima Visitor Center is an information center about Sakurajia. There are interesting displays about the eruptions of volcano in the past. There is also a projection of video. It is free. So, you can visit it before your tour to Sakurajima.

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Thank Kimitaka S
Nantes, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Worth the visit for the information it provides but what made it even more interesting is the nice footpath close by leading to the coastline. Beautiful walk and nice views on Kagoshima.

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

The premises provide comprehensive, educational materials about the volcano, its history and various information. It was a nice drop by because it's right next to a beautiful promenade with free foot bath. Spend less than an hour here for the center plus the foot bath. It's really relaxing, and free!!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

The staff was very helpful - when we arrived, a movie was about to start, so they let us know this and made sure the English subtitles were turned on. The rest of the center is a basic overview of volcanoes and the Sakurajima volcanoes.

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Nagoya, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Rather than a center to promote tourism, it is more of a souvenir shop. However it is a good idea to drop by 10 minutes, as they sell many small lovely things with the Sakurajima marks, and post cards made from wood.

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Thank onlywinter05
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

Interesting! I didn't know about a volcano,it was so good for me and may be both children and adult. It is not big at all but the staff was kind and you can understand so many things.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014

Visual graphics on past explosion of Sakurajima was well presented there. Real-time condition of volcano was shown Live on TV. Small granite stones were sold as souvenir. Coffee and tea were served by counter staff at about 300yen. There was a small theater for viewing the video of Sakurajima upon request (most probably narrated in Japanese only). 10 mins walk... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

The video was good to understand the history of Sakurajima (Volcano Montain). It has very good view from the park next to visit cetner, footbath is available, it worths to try..

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Beijing
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013

Although the place is small, one can learn about the volcano here. There is a short video on the history of the eruptions of the volcano, the changes on the land and the life of the community on the island. A real-time video and fluctuations from seismometer on the volcano are also interesting. You can also get some souvenirs here.... More 

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