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鹿児島 観光

Opening times

Entry times:

Open year-round

Parking information:

Buses 25 spaces ¥1,000 / day

Entrance fees

Groups of more than 20
/ Adults
/ Children
Groups of more than 100
/ Adults
/ Children

Entry to the house

Explore the house lived in by the Shimadzu family, and find out how a feudal lord lived at the end of the 19th century.

Entrance tickets can be purchased at the house or with entry to Sengan-en.

Opening times:

09:00–17:00 (last entry at 16:50)

Entrance fees:
¥500 / Adults
¥250 / Children
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Restaurants at Sengan-en
(Group reservations must be made in advance)


Enjoy the best of Kagoshima cuisine at our flagship restaurant Ohkatei. Using only the finest local ingredients, we have created a modern Japanese menu that expresses the best of the region and the culinary legacy of the Shimadzu family. A spectacular view of active volcano Sakurajima is the perfect accompaniment to the pinnacle of Kagoshima cuisine.

Opening times


Number of seats
Hall 50
Group Room 48
Private Dining 18
Approximate cost
(excl. tax)
Lunch from ¥3,200
Dinner from ¥10,000
Private Dining
Afternoon from ¥5,000
Evening from ¥10,000


Enjoy the finest Kagoshima cuisine served on Shimadzu family tableware, including Satsuma Kiriko cut glass, in a private space not normally open to the public. Hime-no-ma was the part of the house where the princesses of the Shimadzu family lived, and this course gives exclusive access to this historic area, giving guests a unique experience in a traditional Japanese space.

Number of seats

20–40 (afternoon)

10–30 (evening)

Approximate cost
(excl. tax)
Lunch from ¥5,000
Dinner from ¥15,000


Sengan-en Brand Shop

The Sengan-en Brand Shop introduces the pinnacle of Satsuma craftsmanship. Stunning Satsuma Kiriko crystal glass, highly decorated Satsuma-ware pottery, and products carefully carved from 1,000-year-old cedar wood from World Natural Heritage Site Yakushima are on display.

Shimadzu Gift Shops

The Shimadzu Gift Shops feature a number of famous local brands with a historical connection to the Shimadzu family. Browse the finest confectionery, condiments, tea and shochu, each with the seal of approval of the 800-year-old Shimadzu family.

Satsuma Gift Shops

Discover a wide selection of local craft products and sweets at the Satsuma Gift Shops. Feel the quality of hand-made local crafts like Oshima Tsumugi silk pongee, and browse a large selection of mementos from Kagoshima that will remind you of your visit to Sengan-en.

Guided Tours of the Gardens

Guided tours of the gardens in English are available upon request.

Please enquire for more information.

Discover Sengan-en

Whether a first-time visitor or a seasoned veteran, there is always something new to discover at Sengan-en. Take a look at our recommended courses.

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