Kagoshima Travel Stories
Kagoshima is full of amazing people doing interesting things. As a tourist visiting Kagoshima you will undoubtedly find plenty of interesting places to go, things to do, and of course tasty food and drink. Why not enrich that visit by finding out a little bit more about the local people who make Kagoshima so special?
Check out our short stories on the People of Kagoshima below. If you have the time to spare head on over to our main channel on YouTube and take a look at the full interviews!
Dolphin Watching in Kagoshima Bay
Kagoshima Bay separates Kagoshima City from active volcano Sakurajima. The bay is teeming with marine life and is home to several pods of dolphins. Joing Blue Marine Club for a tour to meet them!
Summer Shaved Ice at Yanagawa Icehouse
Yanagawa Icehouse is a Kagoshima summer staple, serving the largest and most delicious kakigori shaved ice in the city.
Kagoshima A5 Wagyu at Yakiniku Sui-jin
Discover some of Kagoshima’s finest and most delicious fare at Sui-jin. Kagoshima Kurobuta pork and Kagoshima Kuroge Wagyu cooked to perfection on a solid lava hot plate!
Discover Kagoshima Honkaku Shochu Bar Ishizue
Honkaku Shochu. The lifeblood of Kagoshima nightlife. Visit Ishizue and sample shochu chosen just for you from a vast selection of over 1,500 brands.
Kagoshima’s Best Tempura – Raku Raku Tei
Kagoshima’s best known tempura restaurant Raku Raku Tei. Meet owner Anraku Kazuo and find out about his dedication to the samurai spirit and making customers happy.
Authentic Kagoshima Ramen – Komurasaki Ramen
Kagoshima people love ramen and there are hundreds of restaurants to try. One of the most famous is Komurasaki Ramen, located in the Tenmonkan shopping arcase in Kagoshima City.
Kagoshima’s Sweetest Potatoes – Anno Imo
Meet Yuko and Tomoe Kamata, owners of Haru-chan Factory. They sell Anno Imo, the sweetest sweet potatoes in all of Japan. Find out more about their shop and Kagoshima’s finest sweet potatoes!
Japan’s Top Barista – Coffee Soldier
Good coffee is one of the things we just can’t do without when travelling.
Join us for a chat and a high quality coffee lovingly made by our friend and owner of Coffee Soldier, Takemoto Shunichi.