The Reimeikan has extensive displays on Satsuma history and ancient swordmaking. It's inside the site of Kagoshima's castle,...
Saigō Takamori Statue
Kagoshima City Museum of Art
The Kagoshima City Museum of Art has a small, permanent collection of works by modern-day Kagoshima painters, as well as some...
This classy, quiet bar appeals to a 30-something crowd and stocks a good selection of foreign beers and wines and a few single malts....
This atmospheric multistorey restaurant near central Tenmonkan covers all your Satsuma-ryōri needs: Satsuma-age, tonkotsu, kurobuta ...
Kagomma Onsen information
Lonely Planet review
Kagoshima boasts no less than 50 public onsen baths. Local favourite Nishida Onsen (M0090; 255-6354; 12-17 Takasu) is just a few minutes' walk from JR Kagoshima-Chūō. Kagomma Sentō (Onsen) is five minutes' walk from the Sakurajima Port.