Take a relaxing stroll through Sengan-en, a scenic Japanese-style garden that forms part of a World Heritage Site. Built in 1658 as a private residence for the Shimazu Clan, the gardens are renowned for offering postcard-like views of the majestic Mt. Sakurajima in the background. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere as you roam the luscious landscape, sprinkled with ponds, picturesque stone bridges, bamboo groves, and an array of seasonal trees and plants. For an additional fee, you can take a short tour of the Iso villa, reconstructed in the 19th century. Plan to visit Sengan-en and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kagoshima attractions using our Kagoshima trip itinerary planning app .
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建物、庭園、雰囲気に歴史を感じます！ 縄文杉の商品を扱う売店で、ネーム入りのお箸を買いました。 すぐに印字してくれるのでお勧めです。 more »Feel the history in the buildings, gardens and atmosphere! I bought chopsticks with my name at a shop that handles Jomon cedar products. Because i print it immediately, It is recommended.
なんというか、地元の人にとって自慢の施設というのは理解出来ました。園内は広く、高低差もある入り組んだルートを歩くことになるので、同行した高齢の母には大変でした。 閉園時間に近づいた頃、迷子の子供を探している家族がおり、園のスタッフも子供探しを手伝ってましたが、広すぎて全然見つからない様子で困っておられました。小さなお子さんがいる家族は、子供だけで行かせないよう注意した方が良いです。はぐれます。 more »I understand that the facilities are proud of the local people. The park was large, and it was difficult for the elderly mother who accompanied me because I would walk on a complicated route with a difference of height. When the park was closing, there was a family looking for a lost child, and the staff at the garden helped us find the child, but it was too wide to find at all. Families with small children should be careful not to go there alone. It will be.
One of the best days out on our holiday. Immersed in unfamiliar and fascinating culture, flora and fauna - 4 hours passed yet didn't seem to fly by. A must if your nearby.
Can get a very nice view of Sakurajima. Please be wary that in case of eruption, dust and sulphur can fall over till here (the park) sometimes, so please carry an umbrella. The park is very beautiful, with informative interior tours of the residence at this garden.
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