Observe a mountainous island billowing smoke and volcanic ash at Sakurajima, one of the world’s most active volcanos, floating in the sea 4 km (2.5 mi) from South Kyushu’s hub city, Kagoshima. You can take a bus around the island to the crater or hike on the lava trail along the shore. After a long walk, you can take a foot bath by the sea, admiring the volcanic island, which measures 50 km (31 mi) round and 1,117 m tall (3,665 ft). Halfway to the top, an observatory will give you a view of the summit, where you can feel the power of an active volcano. Work out when and for how long to visit Sakurajima and other Kagoshima attractions using our handy Kagoshima trip planner .
500円で島の主要部をめぐる乗り降り自由巡回バスをおすすめします。 案内をききながら桜島の見どころを40分程度でコンパクトにみられます。 フェリー乗り場から徒歩数分の国民宿舎に併設のマグマ温泉がオススメです。 390円で茶色い鉄臭い温泉にはいれます。 more »For 500 yen, we recommend a free-traveling bus to get on and off the main part of the island. You can see the highlights of Sakurajima in a compact way in about 40 minutes while listening to the guidance. We recommend the magma hot spring attached to the national lodgings, which is a few minutes' walk from the ferry terminal. I put it in a brown iron smell hot spring for 390 yen.
鹿児島のフェリー乗り場から15分で行けます。アクセスは良いのですが、着いてからは足があまり無さそうだったのはマイナスかな。フェリーに車ごと行くのが良いのかも。 more »It is 15 minutes from the ferry terminal in Kagoshima. The access is good, but it seems to be too few legs after arriving, i think it is negative. Maybe it's better to go to the ferry by car.
Most epic place i have ever been in my life. The bus wasnt to bad but their were a lot of people
The mountain itself is awesome. The bus tour sucks. Overcrowded busses and they give you like 4 minutes to dash out and take pictures of each attraction. A hop-on hop-off type of bus would be better, where I could spend as much time as I wanted at each stop and get on the next bus. But they don't do it this way.
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