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Sakurajima Visitor Center

1722-29 Sakurajimayokoyamacho, Kagoshima 891-1419, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-293-2443
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A visitor centre with truely helpful and kind staff

I wouldn't usually review a visitor centre but my experience here was excellent. Before heading up... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Alfie C
Interesting

The Visitor Center is the guide for who wants to know more about Kirishima and its surroundings... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
André C
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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1722-29 Sakurajimayokoyamacho, Kagoshima 891-1419, Kagoshima Prefecture
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+81 99-293-2443
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

I wouldn't usually review a visitor centre but my experience here was excellent. Before heading up to Sakurajima (the volcano) you should make a stop here. You can take a look at a nice exhibition of the island you are on, the volcano you are...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The Visitor Center is the guide for who wants to know more about Kirishima and its surroundings. There’s even a movie about the place that you shouldn’t miss.

Thank André C
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

While in Sakurajima Island View bus, this is one of the best stop to enjoy the museum and a wonderfool footbath.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

The visitor center is around 10mins walk from the port and is not easy to miss. It is not big but offer a free tour and free viewing session to introduce Sakurajima to the visitors. There are some gifts that you can buy from the...More

1  Thank EddieLeungHK
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

You learn a lot about the volcano in Visitor center. At the entrance of Sakurajima Visitor Center was Ash Art drawn on the ground! When I visited that day, it was TOTORO, Satsuki, and Mei, the characters of the popular movie ”My Neighbor TOTORO“! Such...More

1  Thank Omotena_Sushi
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Must visit while on the island. Short walk from where you arrive by Ferry Boat. Take a walk along shore line path for good views of Sakurajima.

1  Thank TheOjiisan
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A lovely little visitor centre with lots of easily accessible information for tourists. Many of the information boards were in English as well as Japanese and there is a video with English subtitles that is a must see. Around the centre there is information on...More

1  Thank Dan201103
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

The centre itself is full of useful information and the video they show is worth viewing. Make sure you go out the back where some paths lead you around the pleasant sea views and best of the volcanic water foot bath. We stripped off our...More

1  Thank alanloy
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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...More

1  Thank hiuwaiwai
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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.

1  Thank Kimitaka S
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