Kagoshima Plaza Hotel Tenmonkan

7-8 Yamanokuchicho, Kagoshima, Kagoshima, Kyushu-Okinawa, 892-0844, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kagoshima

鹿兒島 Kagoshima

A travel blog entry by piming

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46

... chewy udons. His favorite! This trip definitely is a nice preview of his Japan study trip when he graduates from Middle School in 3 years. He has genuine interests and a knack with foreign language, always cracks me up!

We had to take a short hike after dinner, just to digest a bit of the sumptuous lunch! The "creek" nearby has become a stream with torrents of muddy water.

Afternoon we had 3 hours free shopping trip at a local mall. ...

Rangitoto

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

4
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... called the Kamikaze Peace Museum so they do recognise the word kamikaze. "Tokko" in Japanese means "special attack". Very interesting place and stories. Mostly boy flyers 18 to 20 years old. Audio was very good - lots of last messages from some of the 1036 kamikaze pilots but also some good detail of why and what they believed. Also some good restored planes etc. (Kawasaki Ki-61 "Hien"; Nakajima Ki-84 "Hayate"; and of course a Zero)
One thing that was said was ...

Kagoshima

A travel blog entry by maxieduncan

4

... at the volcano in the bay. The evening was nice. I tried out a Sushi restaurant and spent the meal talking to a friendly old Japanese gentleman in his broken English - far better than my non existent Japanese - while his wife looked on as we drank more beer than was probably good for him. And now I'm back at the hostel about to call it a night but first trying Mitake, which is a brand of Sweet Potato ...

Dampened But Not Down

A travel blog entry by curioso

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... Rather than use them as an example of Japanese heroism, it emphasizes what a waste of life it was. As we approached the Peace Museum, our guide pointed out concrete lantern posts along the road. Each represented a dead young pilot whose life was thrown away by the military. She told how the young men had been befriended by a local woman restaurant owner. When they were about to leave on what they knew would be their final mission, they wrote letters to their families. Knowing ...

Meiji Restoration & Chiran Kamikaze Museums

A travel blog entry by rbfromnj

... was a young woman who might have been imagining the world of the woman her age whose scarf was in that photo. Another was a young Japanese man wearing a denim jacket with a faded American flag patch on the shoulder. And there were a few small children who were simply enthralled with the big planes. And that couple from Kumamoto who made sure I got out at the right bus stop--what were they feeling about their excurstion to Chiran?

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Location

This hotel, located on 7-8 Yamanokuchicho, Kagoshima, is near Senganen, Mt. Sakurajima, Saigo Takamori Statue, and Kagoshima City Aquarium.
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