4 days in Kagoshima Prefecture Itinerary

4 days in Kagoshima Prefecture Itinerary

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4 days in Kagoshima Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
Minamikyushu
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kagoshima
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

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Minamikyushu

Minamikyushu ©
Minamikyūshū is a city located on the southern tip of Satsuma Peninsula, in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.As of March 31, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 39,738, with 17,288 households and a population density of 111.05 per km². On the 12th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Chiran Heiwa Park, appreciate the history behind Yasurakani, Statue of Mother, pause for some photo ops at Tokoshieni, Tokkoyushi Statue, then get engrossed in the history at Chiran Peace Museum, then examine the collection at Hotarukan Tomiyashokudo, and finally steep yourself in history at Chiran Samurai Residence Garden.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Minamikyushu day trip planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Minamikyushu is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore to Minamikyushu, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in February: high temperatures in Minamikyushu hover around 13°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kagoshima.

Things to do in Minamikyushu

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Chiran Samurai Residence Garden ©
Chiran Samurai Residence Garden
Chiran Peace Museum ©
Chiran Peace Museum

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nights
Kagoshima

Kagoshima ©
Kagoshima sits across the bay from Sakurajima, an active volcano that serves as a symbol of the city and works its way into many aspects of life here.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Sengan-en Garden, then enjoy breathtaking views from Shiroyama Observatory, then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and finally pause for some photo ops at Saigo Takamori Statue.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kagoshima trip site .

Getting from Minamikyushu to Kagoshima by car takes about an hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Kagoshima when traveling from Minamikyushu in February, with lows around 2°C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kagoshima

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Sengan-en ©
Sengan-en
Thermal Spas
Museum of the Meiji Restoration ©
Museum of the Meiji Restoration