Saigo Takamori Statue, Kagoshima

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Learn about one of the most respected historical figures in modern Japanese history at Saigo Takamori Statue, an impressive bronze statue erected in Kagoshima Central Park. Paying tribute to the man who helped the emperor overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate and then led a fatal rebellion against imperial troops 10 years later, the statue shows Saigo wearing a military uniform. Check out the statue's plaque, which gives you an idea why Saigo inspired a Hollywood character, the last samurai. The statue stands on Nakanohiratori Street outside the Kagoshima Municipal Museum of Art. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Saigo Takamori Statue and many more Kagoshima attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kagoshima route maker website .
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  • Last year, i thought that I wanted to worship the statue at a glance because it was a drama that stirred up the topic in the story which centered on Saigo Takamori of the Large River drama Saigo don-e.
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  • A huge statue of Takamori Saigo on the main street! From the other side, there is a place where you can take a picture with a loyal dog, volunteers will take a picture!
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  • This #saigotakamori statue at the #centralpark of #Kagoshima is quite a picturesque landmark. He is a local hero who led the movement that ended feudalism in Japan. #discoverkagoshima #discoverjapan #traveljapan #japantravel #tourjapan #japantour #japanrailpass #jrpass #shinkansen #japan #letsguide #LocalGuides
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