Closure Notice
Sengan-en, Shoko Shuseikan Museum, and Satsuma Kiriko Glassworks will be closed September 18th and 19th due to typhoon Nanmadol.

Information for Travel Agents

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Opening times

Entry times:

09:00–17:00
Open year-round

Parking information:

Buses 25 spaces ¥1,000 / day

Entrance fees

Groups of more than 20
¥900
/ Adults
¥450
/ Children
Groups of more than 100
¥850
/ Adults
¥400
/ 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)

Ohkatei

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

11:00–16:00

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
Reservations
Afternoon from ¥5,000
Evening from ¥10,000
Hime-no-ma

Hime-no-ma

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

Shopping

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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