Karasujima Observation Point
Going anticlockwise around the island, Furusato Kankō hotel has a waterside rotemburo-shrine that's accessible for onsen-only visitors,...
Kagoshima boasts some 50 bathhouses, most meant for locals and recalling the humble, everyday sentō of old. They include Nishida Onsen...
Kagoshima Fish Market Tour
Get up early, don thick rubber boots and tour Kagoshima's central fish market, like a miniature (and much more accessible) version of...
Tontoro's two locations are local institutions for rāmen in thick tonkotsu pork broth, finished with scallion (shallots) and a hint of...
Lonely Planet review
South of the visitors centre is this observation point, where the 1914 lava flow engulfed a small island that had once been 500m offshore. There's now an ashi-yu (footbath), Japan's second longest.