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Kirishima Onsen

鹿児島県/霧島市
霧島温泉

Description
This is an Onsen which is at the halfway point up Mount Kirishima. It has 300 years of history, and is famous for apparently being the first place used as a honeymoon destination, by the Sakamoto Ryoma couple. After the war, various "snack" bars (small pub like bars, often with Karaoke as well), and souvenir shops are aplenty, and has therefore become a popular tourist Onsen.


Address
899-4300
鹿児島県 霧島市 鹿児島県霧島市牧園町高千穂

Nearby Car Night Spots

Parking
Yumegasa shrine parking area
¥1,500
/ per night
Kagoshima Shibushicho Cho, Shibushi-shi
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Parking
cafe&goods Tali kasih
¥2,000
/ per night
Miyazaki Kitagoku Kurogi, Misato-cho Higashiusuki-gun
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Nearby Activities

Activity
Aburatsu Walk: Shopping District, Beach, Shrine
¥2,000
/ per person
Miyazaki Iwasaki, Nichinan-shi
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Ranking Stations

Camping
The station entrance is in front of Star Home's main office with a red roof and in the back of the parking lot.
Hayama RV-SITE by Star Home
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/ per night
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Camping
The Old Bus
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/ per night
Shizuoka Nishiura Kuryo, Numazu-shi
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Parking
Northern Alps Amazing View Rin Rin kan
¥3,000
/ per night
Nagano Oneyama, Ogawa, Kamiminochi-gun
4.9
(12)
Parking
Overview
Ofuro Cafe Yumoriza
¥1,500
/ per night
Mie Prefecture Yokkaichi City Ikuwa Cho
4.1
(29)
Parking
Seiryuji Temple
¥3,000
/ per night
千葉県 袖ケ浦市久保田
4.2
(5)
Parking
Shimanto Genji no Sato
¥3,000
/ per night
Kochi Onomi Igeno, Nakatosa-cho Takaoka-gun
4.7
(3)
Parking
Ichijo Takenoko Village
¥2,000
/ per night
Shizuoka Kamogun Minami-Izu machi Ichijo
4.9
(12)
Parking
Entrance
Super Sento "Fushimi Chikaranoyu"
¥1,500
/ per night
京都府 京都市伏見区竹田青池町
3.7
(11)

Nearby Drive Spots

History
仙巌園
Senganen Garden
This is a world heritage park built in 1658 by Shimazu Mitsuhisa. It is famous as a place where Tenshoin Atsu-hime who was married to the Tokugawa Shogunate, visited, with its magnificent scenery with Kagoshima bay as the garden pond. At the end of the Edo period(1603-1868), the remains of the steelmaking and glass production sites were preserved in the premises, making it a precious industrial revolutionary heritage site.
Spot
日南海岸
Nichinan Coast
This is a coastal area in southern Miyazaki prefecture. It is known as one of the greatest drive and touring routes along the Auto Route 220. With the spectacular coastal view by one's side while driving, visiting drivers can enjoy driving along the curves of the natural coastline. The nearby Aoshima Beach is also a popular surfing spot for beginners and pros alike.
Spot
サンメッセ日南
Sun Messe Nichinan
This is a theme park near the bay of Nichinan City. It is famous for its replica Easter Island Moai statues, the originals being known as one of the 7 wonders of the world. There is also a large area with galleries, restaurants, bathing facilities and pastures, which you can explore with the rental trolley cars.
History
鵜戸神宮
Udo Jingu Shrine
This is a shrine whose construction date is unknown, with the main God enshrined known as Hikonagisatake Ugayafukiaezu no Mikoto. In the mysterious natural caves that face Hyuga-nada, one can see vivid shades of red/orange inside. During the Heian era, this area was popular as a path of training and worship. In front of the main shrine, one will see the Turtle stone spirit stone. If one throws a "Undama" (which is 5 100 yen coins in a row) into the holes of the spirit stone, it is said that the thrower's dreams will come true.
Spot
知林ケ島
Chiringashima Island
This is an uninhabited island that floats in Kagoshima Bay. From around March to October, an 800 meter-long sand beach known as "Chiririn road" appears, and it is possible to walk to Chringashima island during these months. As it is a path that links two islands, it is also known as a place to bring fortune in love, and so is popular among couples.
Spot
矢研の滝
Yatogi Falls
This is one of Japan’s top 100 spectacular waterfalls situated in the center of Miyazaki prefecture. The water falls from a height of 73m and is a sight to behold. It is said that emperor神武 sharpened arrows under the waterfall, and it is from this that the waterfall takes its name, which literally translates to “arrow sharpening waterfall”.
Spot
都井岬
Cape Toi
This is a cape at the southernmost tip of Miyazaki prefecture. Close to the backdrop of the pacific ocean, wild Misaki horses inhabit the area. The horses were originally bred for war purposes and this area was used to house them, but now remains today as a natural habitat for them. At the eastern point of the cape, you will find the Toi lighthouse which is situated at 255 meters above sea level, which has been lighting up the local landscape since 1929.
Onsen
指宿温泉
Ibusuki Onsen
This is an Onsen at the southernmost tip of Satsuma peninsula. It became a popular honeymoon destination after the war, and was known as the "pacific Hawaii". While the views of the outdoor bath are amazing, many visitors come for the unique "sand steaming bath" which can be found in Surigahama beach.
History
﨑津集落
Sakitsu Church
It is a village registered as a World Heritage Site, and was a town of "Kirishitan" (a Japanese catholic movement). Amakusa Shiro, the 16 year old supreme leader of the movement, led 40,000 oppressed Christians into battle, fighting the Tokugawa Shogunate in the "battle of Shimabara", which took place here. Even after the defeat of the Christian army, in Sakitsu, many Christians continued their faith in secret, whilst pretending to be buddhists on the outside.
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Okoshiki Beach
This is a coastal area in the western part of Kumamoto prefecture. The name comes from a 2000 year old legend where an emperor on an expedition to Kyushu carrying an Omikoshi (portable shrine) is said to have stopped and stared in enchantment at the coastline. The beach has a beautiful coastline punctuated with the waves and wind.
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