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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.

01 Nov
23 Nov

Sengan-en Chrysanthemum Festival

Delight in the display of over 15,000 chrysanthemums against the stunning backdrop of active volcano Sakurajima. Impressive display pieces, mannequins wearing flower kimono, and carefully manicured bonsai bring a wave of colour to Sengan-en.

Kagoshima’s Unique Rice Field God Statues

July 21, 2021

Shimadzu Tadayoshi and Hisamitsu

April 9, 2021

Satsuma Students

April 9, 2021

Shimadzu Nariakira

April 8, 2021

Shimadzu Narioki

April 8, 2021

Shimadzu Shigehide

April 8, 2021


April 4, 2021

Top 10 Kagoshima Foods related to the Shimadzu Clan

December 16, 2020

Samurai Cats of the Shimadzu Clan

November 27, 2020

Kagoshima City Top 10 Shimadzu Places to Visit

November 14, 2020

The Long Road Home to Satsuma

September 12, 2020
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