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Rich cultural heritage and unforgettable experiences

Enjoy events in each season at Sengan-en against the backdrop of active volcano Sakurajima. Experience the rich cultural heritage of Kagoshima, and the traditions of the 800-year-old Shimadzu family for an unforgettable memory of your trip to Japan.

The Long Road Home to Satsuma

September 12, 2020

Shimadzu Yoshihiro Versus the Heavenly Kings

September 8, 2020

Shimadzu Yoshihiro and the Battle of Sekigahara

September 2, 2020

Takagari – The Samurai Art of Falconry

September 1, 2020

Kemari – Ancient Samurai Football

August 27, 2020

Inu-o-mono – Samurai Mounted Archery

August 24, 2020

Physical Culture of the Shimadzu Clan

August 22, 2020
15 Sep
04 Oct

“Drifters” Original Artwork Display

August 22, 2020

Discover the world of "Drifters" through original artwork from the massively popular manga and animated series. To celebrate 450 years since the death of Sengoku period samurai Shimadzu Toyohisa we have organized a special display of original artwork from the manga series “Drifters” by creator Kota Hirano to be held at Sengan-en.

Friendship Between Britain and Satsuma

June 22, 2020

Afternoon Tea and the Shimadzu Family

June 19, 2020


May 12, 2020

Shihan Mato

April 27, 2020
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